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National Rural Health Day

What is National Rural Health Day? National Rural Health Day, the third Thursday of every November, is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by recognizing the millions of people living in rural America. This day gives us a chance to bring to light the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face, and showcase […]

No-Shave November: Nov. 1-30, 2020

#LETITGROW It’s time to put down your razors, scissors or clippers and grow out your hair for cancer prevention. No-Shave November is a month-long campaign to raise awareness and funding for cancer prevention, research and education. This year, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is one of three benefiting organizations of this incredible campaign. Last year you helped raise more […]

Indigenous Pink Day – AICAF

Join AICAF on October 15, 2020 to celebrate Indigenous Pink Day! Indigenous Pink Day is a national breast cancer awareness campaign for Native people. Our team invites Indigenous people of all ages to join us by wearing pink and sharing photos on social media using the hashtag #IndigenousPink to raise awareness of breast cancer in […]

2020 DC Tobacco Control Summit

Together we can make DC a tobacco-free community! DC Tobacco Free Coalition and our community partners are hosting the 2020 DC Tobacco Control Summit to share lessons learned, promote local cessation resources and fuel virtual roundtable talks about tobacco use among adults and youth in the District. Join us on September 24th, 10:00am – 12:15pm […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This year, more than 268,600 women and 2,600 men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer (cancer that has spread from where it started in the breast into the surrounding healthy tissue), and more than 42,260 will die from the disease. If diagnosed early and treated before it spreads, five-year survival rate for breast cancer […]

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month [Sept. 1-30, 2020]

National Prostate Health Month (NPHM), also known as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, is observed every September in North America by health experts, health advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health and prostate cancer. This year, more than 174,600 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and more than 31,600 die from the disease. Most prostate cancer is diagnosed in men […]

28th Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards

View event materials 28th Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards September 24, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT (Free virtual event) Program Dare to imagine a world without cancer Special Tribute Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2019 Honoree) 1933-2020 Introductory Remarks Lisa McGovern Executive Director Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Carolyn R. Aldigé Founder and […]

Quantitative Imaging Workshop XVII

Quantitative Imaging Workshop XVII: Leveraging CT to Accelerate Detection of Lung Cancer, COPD and Cardiovascular Disease October 28-30, 2020 | Virtual Stay tuned here for updated Workshop materials! Agenda Access Workshop Materials Quantitative Imaging Workshop XVII is a high-impact multi-disciplinary forum for the advancement of quantitative low-dose computerized tomography (LDCT) imaging biomarkers for detection and management […]