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Medicare multi-cancer early detection legislation introduced in Senate

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® applauds the Senate introduction of the Medicare…

Friday before Memorial Day Declared “Don’t Fry Day” as Reminder to Take Small Steps for Sun Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – To encourage everyone to take small steps for sun safety, the Prevent Cancer Foundation…

NCI-designated cancer centers call for urgent action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Katy Hobgood Ray St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Desk: 901-595-0564 Cell: 901-568-9869 Katy.Hobgood@stjude.org media@stjude.org Marvin Stockwell St. Jude Children’s Research…

More people under age 50 now have access to colorectal cancer screening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today finalized their new recommendations for colorectal cancer screening, giving…

Prevent Cancer Foundation announces Jody Hoyos as president and chief operating officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va.— The Prevent Cancer Foundation®, the only U.S.-based nonprofit organization solely dedicated to cancer prevention…

Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds FDA proposal to eliminate menthol cigarettes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced plans to ban menthol cigarettes and…

Rep. Jamie Raskin speaks out on colorectal cancer screening guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org Alexandria, VA—Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), in partnership with the Prevent Cancer Foundation, is sharing his personal…

Prevent Cancer Foundation leads more than 300 organizations in support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Screening Coverage Act of 2021

  Media Contact Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® and more than 300 organizations from all 50 states applaud Representative Terri…

Lung cancer screening eligibility expanded by USPSTF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org Alexandria, VA—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today released new guidelines on lung cancer screening….

Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards nine new research grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org Alexandria, VA—The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce funding for nine scientists who are researching…