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Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards Additional $400,000 in Community Grants

MEDIA CONTACT: Juhi Kunde 703-837-3687 Support for cancer prevention programs expands to reach more underserved communities nationwide ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded five grants totaling $400,000 over two years to community-based groups for cancer screening, outreach and education programs. Thirty-eight organizations from around the country applied for these grants; five were selected […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Convenes National Dialogue to Combat Colorectal Cancer

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695, C-703-307-7328 Dialogue for Action® Conference Media Event Set for April 9, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland ALEXANDRIA, VA — On the heels of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the updated Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines issued in March by an alliance of cancer organizations, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Dialogue for Action® Conference is set for […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.4 Million Dollars From Annual Spring Gala

MEDIA CONTACT: Brandon Pinney 703-837-3688 Funds to Support Innovative Cancer Prevention Research and Community Outreach Grants Alexandria, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 — held its 14th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 14, […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695 First-Ever Consensus Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening Highlights Cancer Prevention as the Primary Goal ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation welcomes the newly released colorectal cancer screening guidelines by the American Cancer Society, the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and the American College of Radiology. These are the first-ever […]

Super Colon Zigzags Across the U.S. Visiting Communities Hardest Hit by Colon Cancer

MEDIA CONTACT: Brandon Pinney 703-307-7328 Prevent Cancer Foundation Set to Commemorate March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In keeping with its theme for 2008’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March — Let’s Make Colon Cancer Preventable! Beatable! Treatable! For All Communities — the Prevent Cancer Super Colon® is making a special visit to […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards $720,000 in Research Grants

  MEDIA CONTACT:Juhi Kunde703-837-3687juhi.kunde@preventcancer.orgResearch in Cancer Prevention is Vital to Developing a Body of Knowledge to Fight the Nation’s Second Leading Killer (Alexandria, VA) – The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded its latest round of research grants and fellowships. The nine successful projects were selected from a pool of 77 applications nationwide. Each proposal passed rigorous examination by […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Teams Up With Revolution Health to Deliver Cancer Prevention Message to Larger Online Audience Prevent Cancer: Start YOUR Revolution!

  MEDIA CONTACT:Susanne Hartman703-837-3692susanne.hartman@preventcancer.orgPrevent Cancer: Start YOUR Revolution! ALEXANDRIA, VA, February 13, 2008 — The Prevent Cancer Foundation has become a nonprofit partner with to create a larger avenue for the delivery of vital cancer prevention information. is the cornerstone of Revolution Health Network, one of the most trafficked health destinations on the Internet. The Prevent Cancer Foundation […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Honors the Country of Turkey in its Annual Spring Gala Set for March 14, 2008 at the National Building Museu

CONTACT: Susanne Hartman, 703-837-3692 The Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 – is holding its Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 14, 2008. The fundraising event, which this year […]

Washington Health and Fitness Expo Welcomes the Super Colon

CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer, 703-837-3695 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Super Colon, an 8-foot tall, 20-foot long replica of a human colon, is headed to the Washington Convention Center, January 12-13, 2008 in Washington, D.C. as part of the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo. The nation’s capital is the first stop for the Super Colon, which zigzags across the […]

Use Your New Year’s Resolutions to Prevent Cancer

CONTACT: Valerie Lambros (703) 519-2116 (Alexandria, VA) – Nearly half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions, most of them health-related. Stop smoking. Start exercising. Lose weight. Eat better. Unfortunately, only 10 to 15 percent of these resolutions are ever kept. Even more unfortunate is that these are exactly the things that can help everyone […]