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Preventing liver cancer: What you can do for your liver this month

You’ve probably noticed October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but did you know this month is also Liver Cancer Awareness Month? Liver cancer is the fastest-rising cause of cancer death in the U.S. and the second-leading cause of cancer death globally. As we prepare to enter a new decade, you can take simple steps now […]

It’s time to observe National Immunization Awareness Month!

As summer comes to a close and kids head back to school, don’t forget to add one more thing to your school supply list: vaccinations. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), and it is the perfect time to make sure your kids are protected from preventable viruses that can lead to cancer. HPV When […]

Vaccines can lower your cancer risk

There are vaccines available to reduce your risk of developing cancer and National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is the perfect time to learn how these vaccines can protect you and your loved ones from deadly diseases. Hepatitis B and the human papillomavirus (HPV) are common viruses that can lead to cancer. Most people infected with […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® stands with The National Academies on elimination of hepatitis B and C to prevent liver cancer

**Press Release – Prevent Cancer Foundation® stands with The National Academies on elimination of hepatitis B and C to prevent liver cancer** New report says viruses can be eliminated in the U.S. by 2030 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 lisa.berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 29, 2017) – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® applauds The National […]

ICYMI: November 18, 2016

Feature Story Can Gwen Ifill’s Death Spur Cancer Innovation? TUESDAY, November 15, 2016 (Fortune)–Gwen Ifill, the pioneering journalist who spent three decades covering government and national politics for the Washington Post, New York Times, PBS, and others, died yesterday of endometrial cancer—She was 61. One of the first African American women to anchor a major […]

ICYMI: September 2, 2016

Feature Story Cancer researchers: It’s time to pay more attention to ‘miracle’ patients FRIDAY, August 26, 2016 (The Washington Post) — Call it luck — or a medical miracle. During clinical trials for experimental cancer drugs, some patients simply respond better than others. And a tiny fraction of patients see dramatic results, responding so well […]