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2019: A year in review

2019 was an incredible year for cancer prevention. Before we begin a new decade, we wanted to look back, share some of our highlights from this year and celebrate the extraordinary things our supporters have allowed us to do: January: WTOP interview with Foundation Founder and CEO Carolyn Aldigé and Vice Chairman Dr. Jim Mulshine […]

How simple dietary changes may help improve our odds against cancer

Nadja Pinnavaia, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of Plantable, a wellness platform that makes it simple and easy to change dietary habits. After her mother-in-law’s cancer diagnosis, she began researching food and nutrition in search of solutions beyond chemotherapy. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, she’s sharing her story to help others understand how much lifestyle factors, […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® announces selections for inaugural young adult advisory committee

Lea esta página en español FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Alexandria, VA— The Prevent Cancer Foundation® welcomes thirteen young adults to its first-ever committee to increase awareness and education of cancer prevention and early detection among younger generations. The committee, named PreventGEN, includes members who are between the ages of 18-35 […]

It’s time to shine the spotlight on prevention

Did you know that up to 50 percent of cancer cases are preventable? That’s half of all cases! While not all cancers can be prevented, there’s a lot you can do now to lower your risk of getting cancer in the future. February is Cancer Prevention Month, so all month long we are shining the […]

Invest in Your Health – WTOP interviews Carolyn Aldige and Dr. Jim Mulshine of the Prevent Cancer Foundation

You can save money to better your future financial health, but did you know you can also invest in your physical health? Everyday choices you make in your 20s, 30s and 40s — from what you eat, to the immunizations you receive — can impact your well-being now and down the road, and even help […]

Controlling the controllables: My philosophy on cancer prevention

Hello! My name is Cecilia Barowski, and I am a 25-year-old professional runner training for the 2020 Olympics in the 800m, studying for the GRE before applying to a grad program in Speech-Language Pathology, planning a wedding for next August and trying my best to live a healthy and fulfilling life! It can be difficult […]

Nominations now open: 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

Nominations are open for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards! Since 2003, the Laurels Awards have recognized and celebrated innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. We’re proud to have the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as co-sponsors of these prestigious awards. […]

Cancer prevention at ASCO 2018

That’s the question I was expecting to get at the  American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO’s) annual conference in Chicago. My co-worker, Kim, attended in 2017, and as she prepared me for this year’s event, she emphasized that many visitors to our booth were skeptical about preventing cancer. Fast-forward one year later and there was […]

Farewell from Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jan Bresch

One of my favorite quotes is from Mahatma Gandhi; “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”  I am sure that anyone who works, or has worked, in the non-profit field also believes these words to be true. I’ve spent the majority of my career in the nonprofit […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

As summer comes to an end it’s time to get serious, not just about work and other responsibilities, but about your health. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and a critical time to discuss your prostate health with your doctor. Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men […]