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Announcing the 2013 Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives National Challenge!

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce the 2013 National Challenge for colorectal cancer awareness and screening projects. Show us how you are making…

Bid to support cancer research and prevention

The 19th Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation Spring Gala takes place on Friday, March 8 at the National Building Museum in downtown D.C. A community of…

The Supreme Court speaks on embryonic stem cell research

Last week, the United States Supreme Court rejected a request to ban U.S.-funded research on human embryonic stem cells (hESCs). The decision brings an end…

Awesome Games Done Quick Marathon raises $425,000+ in support of cancer research and prevention!

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? A group of energetic young adults playing video games nonstop for charity?  I did not have a “Donkey Kong” clue when…

Gamers turn passion into a mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

The word “gamer” often conjures up images of someone sitting alone in front of the TV with a controller in hand, next to a box…

Researcher Takes Steps to Develop a Non-invasive Early Detection Test For Liver Cancer

Surbhi Jain, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, who received a fellowship from the Foundation in spring 2009. As a…

Speed Demos Archive Marathon Raises Over $53,000 in Cancer Prevention Funding

Speed Demos Archive (SDA) may not be a household name to readers of the Prevent Cancer Foundation blog, but the group’s latest five day, round-the-clock…

Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Back in the Center of Policy Debate

For nearly a decade, the subject of embryonic stem cell research has been in the headlines. Harris poll results released over the weekend indicate that…