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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 […]

Webinar: Hepatitis Prevention, Testing, and Treatment as Liver Cancer Prevention

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is joining the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors’ (NASTAD) Hepatitis Testing Partnership for a webinar tomorrow, October 23 at 3:00 p.m. ET! The webinar, titled Hepatitis Prevention, Testing, and Treatment as Liver Cancer Prevention, will explore the connection between liver cancer and viral hepatitis, and examine how hepatitis […]

Broadway star and Tony Award-winner wants you to Think About the Link® between viruses and cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Franklin 703-201-3875 Brian.Franklin@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Prevent Cancer Foundation® today released a national public service announcement (PSA) featuring actress and Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur. Winokur is a national spokesperson for Think About the Link®, an education campaign about the connection between certain viruses and cancer. Winokur was just […]

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 […]

ICYMI: June 10, 2016

Feature Story 5 Blood Tests You Need After Age 50 THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (Prevention magazine) — The virus that kills more Americans than any other disease will probably surprise you: It’s hepatitis C. Recently, the CDC reported new surveillance data showing an all-time high of hepatitis C–related deaths in 2014, at 19,659. Because the […]

ICYMI: May 6, 2016

Feature Story Prevent Cancer Foundation Calls for Increase in Screenings, Treatment Following New CDC Hepatitis C Data THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (Yahoo! Finance) — The Prevent Cancer Foundation is calling for an increase in screenings and treatment for hepatitis C through their recently launched Think About the Link™ campaign. The campaign efforts are underscored by the release […]