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“Prevention at Every Age” at the 27th Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon

L-R: Honoree Amanda Soto, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Congressional Families Director Lisa McGovern, Patrick Dempsey, and honoree LeeAnn Johnson. As U.S. Supreme…

“Check Your Mate” seminar

Given that Valentine’s Day and National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month both fall in February, it’s the perfect time to talk about the important role loved…

Red lentil soup

It’s soup season! During these cold winter months, soup is on my table at least twice a week. But let’s face it—many of the old…

Insurance policies have inconsistent coverage for cancer screening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org New e-book and tool show inconsistent insurance policies for cancer screening tests; not all patients get the…

March Means Colorectal Cancer Prevention

March doesn’t just mean warmer weather and flowers sprouting, it’s also time to celebrate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause…

Children & Tobacco Use

The year 2010 brought the good news is that tobacco use among children and teens is dropping. Public awareness campaigns over the last 10 years…

Tips For Parents

1. Make Your Home Junk Food Free! Restrict processed foods, convenience foods, fast food, and the majority of grocery itemspackaged in boxes – examples: sugary…

Healthy Snacks For Kids

Dr. Ann’s Top Picks of the Healthiest Snacks for Kids Cut fresh veggies (baby carrots, celery sticks, bell pepper strips, broccoli/cauliflower florets, etc.) – serve…

Get Kids To Eat Veggies

1. Go Stealth! Shred veggies (or buy them already shredded) carrots, zucchini, cabbage, broccoli, etc. andadd to meatloaf, spaghetti sauce, lasagna, and baked goods like…

Feed Your Kids Right

1. Limit Junk Food. This includes most processed foods, convenience foods and fast foods – e.g.: sugary junk cereals, cookies, candy, chips, donuts, pastries, fast…