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Registration is now open for Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 which will be held from January 5-11 in Orlando, Florida.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 took place January 6–13. Donors from around the world raised $2.4 million for cancer prevention and early detection. Thank you, AGDQ!

Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual live-streamed video game marathon organized by Games Done Quick to raise funds for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. Hundreds of all-star gamers from around the world meet to speedrun—play as fast as possible—their favorite games. People around the globe tune in online to watch the “best of the best” take on the most popular games.


Announcing new international work!

With funds from AGDQ, we are excited to support five new 2019 international cancer prevention and early detection grants in Ghana, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland and South Africa. The projects start this month and are focused on increasing quality screening or education for colorectal, breast, cervical or lung cancers.


New at AGDQ 2020 — Beyond a Game: Funding Innovative Technology around the Globe

Date/Time: Sunday, January 5th, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: DoubleTree Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando

Join the Prevent Cancer Foundation® for an interactive panel to learn more about the impact of your support from the experts who are turning your donations into action. You’ll hear about new portable breast and cervical cancer screening devices in Africa and Peru, about worldwide lung cancer screening, and how your dollars are making a difference in cancer prevention & early detection.

Panelists:

  • James L. Mulshine, MD – Emeritus Professor, Rush Medical College, Rush University and Associate Director, Institute for Translational Medicine, Rush University
  • Ricardo Avila, MS –  Chief Executive Officer, Accumetra, LLC
  • Nimmi Ramanujam, PhD – Director, Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies, Duke University
  • T. Peter Kingham, MD – Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The AGDQ 2019 panel, Beyond a Game: What Your Support Makes Possible, was presented live at AGDQ on Sunday, January 6 at 4:00 p.m. ET. You can view the taped session here.


Wondering where your money is going? The funds you raised will support work both nationally and internationally.

Save My Mother - SOS Children's Village - Global Community Grants

3 international community grants to groups in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique, where cervical cancer is often diagnosed in advanced stages.


IASLC
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) research grant in early treatment lung cancer.


International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships, in partnership with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). These fellowships allow the rapid transfer of cancer clinical technology to underserved nations in the international community, helping to reduce the global cancer burden and integrate cancer control into the world health agenda.


5 international “Leadership in Action” forums, in partnership with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), to enable leaders from across the global cancer control spectrum to strengthen cancer control by translating a global commitment into action.


MD Anderson Cancer Center

A large-scale community grant to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer by improving access to screening and clinical management of cervical dysplasia (precancerous changes).


Learn more about our global reach.

 

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Event | Jan 5, 2020 Awesome Games Done Quick 2020
News | Nov 1, 2019 Check your balls
News | Feb 12, 2019 Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $400,000 in global community grants
News | Jan 17, 2019 Games Done Quick raises an awesome $2.4 million for charity at 9th annual gaming marathon
News | Jan 17, 2019 2018: A year in review
Event | Jan 6, 2019 Awesome Games Done Quick 2019
News | Jan 5, 2018 Awesome Games Done Quick video game marathon for charity this weekend
News | Jan 25, 2017 AGDQ raises $2.2 million for cancer prevention
News | Jul 29, 2016 Nine Community Projects will Receive Funding for Cancer Prevention Work
News | Jul 13, 2015 “Game Changing” Six Day-Nonstop Marathon Raises Over $425,000 For Cancer Prevention
News | Dec 17, 2014 Cancer Prevention in 7 Languages: Spotlight on 2014 Community Grantee
News | Jan 13, 2014 Awesome Games Done Quick: Thank you for over $1 million and for crashing our website
News | Jan 13, 2014 Video Game Marathon Raises Over $1 Million for Cancer Prevention
News | Jan 3, 2014 Awesome Games Done Quick: 4 years of record-setting gaming and fundraising
News | Jan 15, 2013 Awesome Games Done Quick Marathon raises $425,000+ in support of cancer research and prevention!
News | Jan 11, 2013 Gamers turn passion into a mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!
News | Jan 11, 2012 Gaming for Good: Charity Video Game Marathon Raises Over $145,000 for Cancer Prevention
News | Jan 3, 2012 Speed Demos Archive Gears Up for 2nd 6 Day Marathon to benefit Prevent Cancer Foundation
News | Mar 2, 2011 Speed Demos Archive Marathon Raises Over $53,000 in Cancer Prevention Funding
News | Jan 26, 2011 Events Large & Small Helping #2PreventCancer!

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