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Media Advisory for November 5–Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run and Health Fair

Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Family fun for all at the Prevent Cancer 5k Annual Walk/Run encourages families and individuals to get healthy. Kids 10 and under are free. WASHINGTON, D.C. —When the clocks change on November 5, most people are excited to “fall back” for an extra hour of sleep. But instead of hitting […]

The 5k was a journey for all of us: Honoring a loved one at the Prevent Cancer 5k

Dr. Livia Amezcua, a dentist at Catholic Charities’ Spanish Catholic Center, could put a smile on anyone’s face. Her passion for her work and commitment to serving her community were infectious to her co-workers, and her patients always left their appointments with smiles on their faces. Livia was always on the move and ready to […]

How to reach out in YOUR district or state seminar

Congressional Families held a seminar on October 4, 2017, on How To Reach Out in YOUR District or State. The purpose of this seminar, held at the Members and Families Room of the U.S. Capitol, was for Congressional spouses to share tips and brainstorm new ways to successfully publish op-eds and letters to the editor, […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® provides nearly $300,000 in international grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT Lisa Hanna 703-837-3692 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—International projects focused on cervical and lung cancer screening are moving forward thanks to grants from the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. In Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana, where cervical cancer is often diagnosed in advanced stages, the funding will be used for provider training and […]

The Super Colon from coast to coast

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon® was on the road this summer to share information about colorectal cancer prevention and early detection with underserved communities. As part of the effort to reach a national goal of getting 80 percent of the recommended population screened for colorectal cancer by 2018, the Super Colon headed to Phoenix for […]

College of American Pathologists Foundation teams with Prevent Cancer Foundation® to curb cancer in Appalachia

    Southwest Virginia welcomes two national organizations to provide breast and cervical cancer screenings, critical health education for families August 1, 2017 — Northfield, IL — “See, Test & Treat®”—a nationally recognized cancer prevention program—will offer its free cancer screening and community health education event to the Appalachia region, thanks in large part to […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® reaches underserved rural communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 The Prevent Cancer Foundation® partners with Health Wagon of Wise, Virginia, to bring information about cancer prevention and early detection to underserved people of Appalachia. Alexandria, VA – Each year, the Rural Area Medical (RAM) event in Wise, Virginia, sees thousands of underserved people who live in […]