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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 […]

ICYMI: July 28, 2017

Feature Story When Health Law Isn’t Enough, the Desperate Line Up at Tents SUNDAY, July 23, 2017 (The New York Times)—Anthony Marino, 54, reached into his car trunk to show a pair of needle-nosed pliers like the ones he used to yank out a rotting tooth. Shirley Akers, 58, clutched a list of 20 medications […]

Things to know about hepatitis C on National African-American Hepatitis C Action Day

Today is National African-American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD). Hepatitis C is a serious virus that can lead to liver cancer if left untreated. Unfortunately, African-American communities are especially vulnerable to hepatitis C infections and its associated diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 3.5 million people are currently living with hepatitis […]

Healing through music

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® recently announced Mexican-American singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo as a national spokesperson for the Think About the Link® campaign. This educational campaign aims to raise awareness of the connection between certain viruses (HPV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C) and cancer. As a hepatitis C survivor, Escovedo is no stranger to the detrimental effects […]

Think About the Link Between Viruses and Cancer

Worldwide, viruses cause one in five cancers. We have the science and resources to protect thousands of people from these viruses that lead to cancer. In recent research, we learned that the connection is missing between viruses and cancer, keeping vaccination rates at a low level. To close this gap and save lives, the Prevent […]

ICYMI: January 29, 2016

  Feature Story Prevent Cancer Foundation Launches Think About the Link® Campaign on Connection Between Certain Viruses, Cancer TUESDAY, January 26, 2016 — The Prevent Cancer Foundation unveiled today Think About the Link®, a multi-year education campaign to increase awareness of the connection between certain viruses and cancer. The campaign comes at a time when new […]

National Immunization Awareness Month

Each year in August, just in time for the new school year, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), comes upon us. NIAM provides a moment to consider the improvements in quality and length of life we are afforded through immunization. It’s also a reminder for all of us to continue protecting ourselves and our loved ones […]

It's World Hepatitis Day

Today marks the 6th Annual World Hepatitis Day (WHD). A day where groups from across the globe come together to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and its connection to liver cancer. Did you know Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can lead to liver cancer if left untreated? At the Prevent Cancer Foundation, we are focusing […]