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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 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org Alexandria, VA— The Prevent Cancer Foundation® welcomes thirteen young adults to…

If only…

It was that time of year again. The time of year that most women dread…the annual well-woman check-up. The oh-so-uncomfortable Pap test. Some women dread…

Trump administration releases final rule on short-term, limited duration health plans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Trump administration this week released its final rule on short-term, limited duration health plans,…

Unintended consequences

The House and Senate have drafted a final version of their tax bill, and it is expected to be on President Trump’s desk by the…

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…

Why survivors care about cancer prevention and early detection

Sunday is National Cancer Survivors Day, a day to celebrate the friends and family members in your life who have faced cancer. Cancer survivors are…

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Includes Breast Tomosynthesis in Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Decision applauded by the Prevent Cancer Foundation Alexandria, VA— August 10, 2016 — New guidelines published by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommend that…

ICYMI: April 8, 2016

Feature Story Good economy? More bowel cancers, study finds SUNDAY, April 3, 2016 (CNN) — Economic development is a good thing — but not when it…

ICYMI: April 1, 2016

  Feature Story You survived cancer. Now what? MONDAY, March 28, 2016 (The Washington Post) — Cancer patients used to be told to go home…

Promising Research to Find Colorectal Cancer Early

This year, 135,000 people will be told they have colorectal cancer, and 50,000 people will pass away from this disease. To reduce the number of…