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Lung cancer screening in all corners of West Virginia

As I stood next to the 48-foot-long Lung Cancer Screening Unit (LUCAS), the idea of the unit reaching rural West Virginians on narrow, back roads…

AGDQ 2022 interviews with Prevent Cancer Foundation grantees, leadership and staff

AGDQ 2022 interviews with Prevent Cancer Foundation grantees, leadership and staff Interview with Prevent Cancer Foundation community grantee – West Virginia University LUCAS (Lung Cancer…

Games Done Quick sets new record, raises $3.4 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation® at annual gaming marathon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Kyra Meister  703-836-1746  kyra.meister@preventcancer.org  Alexandria, Va. – Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), an annual livestreamed video game marathon, is organized by Games Done Quick to raise funds for the Prevent Cancer…

Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $375,000 in global grants to combat cervical cancer

Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® announces funding for five new cervical cancer prevention and early detection projects in low- or middle-income countries in…

Why I AGDQ

Last week, hundreds of all-star gamers from around the world met online to speedrun their favorite games. People around the globe tuned in to watch…

Meet Alicia: Singer, five-time GDQ participant and health advocate

This post was originally published on December 20, 2019. It was updated on January 6, 2021. I’ve spent my life focused on three major things:…

Games Done Quick sets new record, raises $3.1 million for charity at 10th annual gaming marathon

Media contact: Diane Tilton Diane.Tilton@preventcancer.org (703)837-3690 Orlando, Fl. — The week-long 24-hour speedrunning marathon, Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), concluded on January 12 raising a…

Beyond gaming

Beyond the Game: Funding Innovative Technology around the Globe This year’s panel at AGDQ spotlights a new portable breast screening device in Nigeria, cervical cancer…

Check your balls

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 edition of Cancer PreventionWorks. In February, Steven Eisner noticed an unusual firmness in his right testicle during…