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President Biden designates March 2021 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and urges all Americans to get appointments Back on the Books

In 2000, the Prevent Cancer Foundation led the charge for the very first designation of March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by the White House…

New survey shows minorities, children missing cancer screenings and vaccinations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 February is Cancer Prevention Month and vaccinations are making headlines every day across America—yet lifesaving cancer…

What if you are living with cancer? Katie’s story.

OK so here comes a heavy hypothetical…What if you were told right now you are living with cancer? You will need to go through chemotherapy….

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…

Healthy aging and cancer screening

Age is just a number. It does not define you or predict your destiny. In fact, even as a senior, your life can be better…

Talk to your doctor about routine cancer screenings during the pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 Should you be getting routine cancer screenings during the COVID-19 pandemic? Up until recently, experts recommended…

In midst of COVID-19 epidemic, postpone routine cancer screenings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 Keeping up with recommended cancer screenings is an important part of staying healthy and preventing cancer,…

Cancer screening 101

This post was updated in March 2021 to reflect new lung cancer screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.  Women In your 50s…

I was set to run a marathon, then my doctor found highly precancerous cells

A goddess representing wisdom and strength, Athena provides an overwhelming presence in Greece and other parts of the world. I first learned of Athena while…