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No woman should die of cervical cancer

In the United States, cervical cancer is becoming less common thanks to increased vaccinations, improved screening rates and better treatments. But incidence and death rates remain high among women in underserved areas across the country. We talked to MD Anderson’s Kathleen M. Schmeler, M.D. about the Project ECHO program that trains community health providers to […]

Join Dr. Kristi Funk, breast surgeon to the stars, at the Prevent Cancer Foundation's 2016 Dialogue for Action®

While I’m known for caring for some high-profile patients such as Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow, my career goal is to ensure that all women, regardless of circumstance or ability to pay, are receiving high-quality breast cancer prevention, screening and treatment. So many women are uninsured or unable to pay for health care—as a result, […]

A Multi-State Coalition is Formed at the 2015 Dialogue for Action

Roy J. Duhé, Ph.D., is Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Professor of Radiation Oncology and Associate Director for Cancer Education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He also leads the statewide 70×2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative to ensure that at least 70% of Mississippians are up-to-date with recommended colorectal cancer screening by the year […]

Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards– Nominations now open!

Do you know outstanding individuals making a big difference in cancer prevention? Nominate them for a Cancer Prevention Laurels Award that celebrates leaders in the fight against cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is now accepting nominations for the annual Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards to be presented at the Dialogue for Action™ cancer screening conference in April. Nominations […]

Looking towards the 2016 Dialogue for Action conference

Next year’s “can’t miss” Dialogue for Action on Cancer Screening will take place April 6 – 8, 2016, at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore. The conference will build on this year’s successes: bringing together a mix of medical and public health professionals of all types, policy advocates, educators, researchers, payers, survivors and those in […]

Dialogue for Action 2015: Highlights from Day 3

The final day of the conference kicked off with a humorous and enlightening presentation by the Deputy Surgeon General of the United States, Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. Last year while serving as Surgeon General, RADM Lushniak issued the Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. In its 143-year history, the office of the […]

Dialogue for Action 2015: Highlights from Day 1

The 2015 Dialogue for Action ™conference on cancer screening started out with a bang. Hundreds of people traveled to Baltimore—some from places as far as Israel and Guam—to hear from experts on the latest innovations in health care prevention and screening and network with colleagues from across the country and around the globe.

Don’t Miss Pat Keran and Dan Shapiro at DFA 2015

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce Pat Keran and Dan Shapiro as the keynote speakers for the 2015 Dialogue for Action conference. Are you interested in how big data is transforming the traditional health care system? If so, join Pat Keran, the Senior Director of Innovation, Research and Development at UnitedHealth Group, as […]

Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards – Nominations are open!

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is now requesting nominations for our annual Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, January 26, 2015. The Prevent Cancer Foundation created the Cancer Prevention Laurels in 2003 to recognize and celebrate innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. The laurel is an […]

Dialogue For Action 2015 — Registration is open!

Registration for the 2015 Dialogue For Action®: Expanding Access Through Innovation is now open! This can’t-miss cancer screening conference will focus on increasing access to health care, technology, big data, patient engagement and more. Our dynamic speakers will lead you through state-of-the art presentations and answer your questions—and you will have plenty of opportunities to […]