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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….

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…

Prevent Cancer Foundation leads more than 300 organizations in support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Screening Coverage Act of 2021

  Media Contact Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® and more than 300 organizations from all 50 states applaud Representative Terri…

Congress on young-onset colorectal cancer

Twenty members of Congress joined with Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) in a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services…

Prevent Cancer Foundation supports House and Senate bills on multi-cancer early detection

Screening for certain cancers (breast, cervical, colorectal, lung and prostate) is essential to our efforts to reduce cancer deaths. At Prevent Cancer Foundation®, we’re focused…

Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds the introduction of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act

For Immediate Release  December 3, 2020 Media Contact Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® applauds congressional leaders for the introduction…

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® mourns the loss of former Rep. John Dingell

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saddened to learn of the death of our dear friend, former Rep. John Dingell of Michigan. As the longest-serving member…

2015 State of the Union: What You Should Know

Last night, January 20, President Obama delivered his 6th State of the Union address. The overall message was that we have emerged from a crisis…

Welcome 114th Congressional Spouses

The start of 2015 ushered in the 114th Congress. Welcome new and re-elected Congressional families! The 114th Congress brings new Congressional members, spouses and families…

Happy New Congress!

Today, January 6, marks the first day of the 114th Congress and 13 new Senators and 58 new Representatives will start work in Washington, DC. For the first time in 8 years, Republicans will be in control of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Senator Mitch McConnell (Kentucky) will be the Senate Majority Leader (with a 54-46 majority) and Speaker John Boehner (Ohio) will lead the House (with a 246-189 majority). Of course, President Obama will remain in the White House as a “lame duck” President.