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Nine Community Projects will Receive Funding for Cancer Prevention Work

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to support nine projects focused on increasing cancer prevention education, early detection and screening in communities across the country, from New York to California. The Foundation received statements of intent from organizations in 48 states for this highly competitive grants cycle. Each grantee organization will receive $25,000. A special […]

Celebrating Cancer Prevention Education at the 5K Walk/Run

Participants of ¡Celebremos la Vida!, a cancer screening education program for underserved Hispanic women, funded by the Prevent Cancer Foundation, will be back for the 5K Walk/Run this year to encourage a healthy lifestyle within their community. They’ve participated for the last two years to raise awareness and funding for cancer prevention and early detection. […]

2015 Community Grant Awardees Announced

Six communities will now get the benefit of cancer prevention and early detection programs, thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation grants. The grants will enable the communities to educate specific demographics on various preventable or early detectable cancers and HPV. Since 2007, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded grants to 40 projects in 26 states, tribes […]

Lay Health Workers Encourage Latinas to Be Screened

Latinas face disparities in breast cancer education as well as access to screening and follow-up care. Compared to non-Hispanic whites and African Americans, Latinas 50 and older have a higher risk of breast cancer and are more likely to die from it. Some of the reasons for these differences include: lack of access to linguistically […]