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Hive on the Hill: Queen Bee Trunk Show

On August 1, shoppers and cancer haters from Capitol Hill buzzed around a temporary “Hive on the Hill,” ruled by jewelry designer Queen Bee Designs who is well known in the D.C. area and beyond. The Queen Bee trunk show offered a one day sale on all Queen Bee creations; a portion of the profits […]

Prevent Cancer Super Colon Visits Worcester, Mass.

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ visited Worcester, Massachusetts on August 17 at the 23rd annual Latin American Festival. The Prevent Cancer Foundation partnered with UMass Memorial Health Center to bring the exhibit to this widely attended, fun event. Over 400 people walked through the super-sized replica of a colon to learn about colorectal health, prevention, […]

Fran Drescher Comes to Washington

Actress, Actor, and Activist Joins with Scientists to Explore Impacts of Environmental Risks on Women’s Cancers Three powerful organizations came together on September 19 at the Dirksen Senate Office Building to raise awareness about how the environment may impact the development of women’s cancers (breast/uterine/cervical and ovarian). The Stately Senate Judiciary Committee Room was the […]

2013 Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon

On November 19, the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program hosted its 21st Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon. House and Senate Members, spouses, diplomats and cancer advocates were greeted by silken charcoal gray table cloths, gray pashmina covered chairs and green berried floral arrangements – a nod to the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s green and […]

Healthy Base Initiative March 12, 2013

Healthy Base Initiative takes first steps to create healthier environments for military and civilian personnel and their families. View photos from the briefing on our Facebook page. More than twenty congressional and administration spouses were briefed on March 12 by the Department of Defense (DoD) on the Healthy Base Initiative(HBI) launched in 2013 to help […]

2014 Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon

September 18th marked the 22nd annual Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program’s Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon. The program’s signature event, held on Capitol Hill, recognizes the activities of congressional spouses, media representatives and other advocates for excellence in cancer education, awareness and prevention. This year’s theme was leadership in prevention, honoring CVS Health, award […]

Lifestyle Matters Seminar

The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program held an event at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, March 25th for National Nutrition Month which focused on the important role that lifestyle factors, such as a healthy diet, exercise, social support and the environment play in reducing one’s risk for cancer. View photos from the briefing on our […]

One Visit in a Tanning Bed Increases Your Chance of Cancer by 57 Percent

Tanning beds can be easier to find on college campuses than fast food. Colleges and universities in the United States are making tanning accessible and convenient for students. Some colleges provide indoor tanningbeds on campus or in housing complexes, which often accept campus cash cards as payment. Colleges and universities are using indoor tanning as […]

Register now for the 2013 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run!

I am honored and proud to be the chair of the 2013 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run. This will be the fourth year that I have taken part in this event and I am very excited to be a part of making this one a great success to help Stop Cancer Before it Starts! The […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run 6 month countdown begins!

Spring is here and with it starts the countdown to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run! This is the time to join or form a team to help Stop Cancer Before It Starts! This year’s event is being chaired by Allison Hutchins, a longtime 5k walk/run participant and last year’s top individual fundraiser and captain […]