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The Prevent Cancer Foundation® mourns the loss of former Rep. Ellen Tauscher

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saddened to hear about the death of former California Representative Ellen Tauscher, who passed away Monday from complications from pneumonia. After retiring from Congress, Tauscher served as the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs and then Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense at […]

Working to prevent esophageal cancer

Nearly 17,000 people will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer this year alone. One cause of this disease is a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, a change in the cells that line the esophagus due to heartburn or reflux, which over time can develop into esophageal cancer. Millions of Americans have Barrett’s esophagus and undergo repeated screening […]