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Prevention in Action: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, 400+ groups support MCED legislation and more

  May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in the U.S., but it is also the most preventable….

2022 Prevent Cancer Advocacy Workshop

Cancer screening disparities in the LGBTQ+ community The LGBTQ+ community faces unique barriers when accessing the health care system. Both preventive and essential care are…

Prevention in Action: President’s budget, register for the advocacy workshop and more

  President Biden’s proposed FY23 budget and its impact to cancer research On March 29, the Biden administration released its proposed FY2023 budget, which includes…

Prevention in Action: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, increased access to lung cancer screening and more

  March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month In 1999, the Prevent Cancer Foundation led the charge to have March designated as National Colorectal Cancer…

Prevention in Action: World Cancer Day, expanded coverage for colonoscopies, Cancer Moonshot and more

Today is World Cancer Day Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day – a united global initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control…

Prevention in Action: Request to White House and Congress, Cervical Health Awareness Month and more

Cancer prevention and health equity organizations urge White House and Congress to increase access to early cancer detection On January 4, multiple leading cancer and…

New Partnership Formed to Promote Early Cancer Detection

Washington, D.C. (December 20, 2021) – On December 20, 2021 several groups joined together to form The Cancer Early Detection Alliance (CEDA), a unique collaboration…

Prevention in Action: 50 years of cancer prevention and early detection, lawmakers’ request to CDC and more

Today is the 36th Anniversary of Prevent Cancer Foundation – view our journey and milestones over the years. 50 years of cancer prevention and early…

Prevention in Action: FDA authorizes first e-cigarette, 50th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act and more

FDA authorizes first e-cigarette On October 12, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the first authorization to an e-cigarette product, a Vuse Solo…

Prevention in Action: Breast Cancer Awareness Month and screening reminders, telehealth support for cancer patients and more

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month   This October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is sharing a reminder to those of…