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The Power of Community: 2018 Dempsey Challenge

During the last weekend of September, thousands of people from across the U.S. (and from several other countries!) gathered in picturesque Lewiston, Maine, for the 10th annual Dempsey Challenge. This year, the two-day, non-competitive run, walk and cycle fundraiser raised more than $1.2 million for the Dempsey Center, an organization that offers free quality of […]

Sneak Cardio into your Day

Today’s blog post was written by professional cyclist Alison Tetrick. It always seems easier to get out and be active when the sun is shining and the weather is warm. As fall can no longer be ignored, and winter is approaching, it becomes more difficult to squeeze in your exercise with the shorter days and a […]

Breakaway from Cancer Turns 10

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to be a part of the Amgen Tour of California’s Breakaway from Cancer raising awareness of each stage of cancer (or prevention of cancer) and early detection to all tour festival goers.

Who are you here for?

Who are you here for? Those were the words that thousands of participants wore on their shirts at the 6th annual Dempsey Challenge held this past weekend in picturesque Lewiston, Maine. The Dempsey Challenge is sponsored by Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer, a national initiative to increase awareness of important resources available to people affected by […]

The 2013 Amgen Tour shows it takes a team to beat cancer

What a wonderful eight days I recently spent with the Amgen Tour of California (AToC) cycling race, traveling in beautiful California from Escondido up to Santa Rosa! (Read my previous blog with further information about the AToC here). Congratulations to BMC Cycling, the overall group team winner, Tejay van Garderen, the overall individual winner and […]

2013 Amgen tour of California with Breakaway from Cancer is in full gear!

The California coast has welcomed the 2013 Amgen Tour of California (AToC) with beautiful blue skies and sunshine during the first half of America’s largest cycling event, now in its eighth year. Sixteen prestigious cycling teams from around the globe are competing in a treacherous 750 mile course that climbs almost 60,000 feet and runs […]

Prevent Cancer Attends the 2012 Dempsey Challenge

Prevent Cancer Foundation is a partner in the Breakaway from Cancer campaign, an initiative which brings visibility to the work of four non-profit organizations and the resources we offer to the public.  Together, our services cover the continuum of care from prevention through survivorship to support individuals pre-and-post diagnosis including advocacy, access and care. As […]

2012 Amgen Tour of California – A movable feast for the mind, body and spirit.

If I could design the perfect event that combines two of my biggest passions, cycling and raising awareness, the Amgen Tour of California is it! Having the opportunity to follow America’s premier bike race for four days as part of the Breakaway from Cancer campaign was such a treat on so many different levels. It […]

Meet Bob Baker – A Breakaway from Cancer Champion

Prevent Cancer Foundation is a partner in Breakaway from Cancer, a campaign founded in 2005 to highlight the resources available to the public through four national partner organizations in prevention through survivorship, including the Cancer Support Community, Patient Advocate Foundation, and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. The campaign also celebrates the passion, and impact through […]

We Need a Hero in the Fight Against Cancer!

Prevent Cancer Foundation is honored to be a partner in the Breakaway from Cancer campaign. Breakaway from Cancer raises awareness about the resources the coalition’s members provide to the public, including information about cancer prevention, support during treatment, insurance assistance, and survivorship. As part of the campaign, we will be honoring Individuals from four communities […]