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#VaccinesWork: Your best shot at cancer prevention

During the last week of April, people from around the world spread the word about World Immunization Week—a time to raise awareness about the vaccines that help protect and save millions of lives every year. You may know that vaccines can help prevent childhood diseases like measles, mumps and chicken pox, but did you know […]

If only…

It was that time of year again. The time of year that most women dread…the annual well-woman check-up. The oh-so-uncomfortable Pap test. Some women dread it so much they skip their exams—or even worse, don’t even schedule one. But not me…I went every year.   One year was a little different. The nurse asked me if […]

NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV-Related Cancers

Cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) are a significant public health problem. The National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers fully endorse the goal of eliminating cancers caused by HPV through gender-neutral HPV vaccination and evidence-based cancer screening. These practices offer a rare opportunity to prevent 12,000 cervical cancers and nearly 40,000 other HPV-related cancers […]

Take the pledge: Health care professionals commit to talking to patients about HPV and cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry, Managing Director of External Affairs 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is calling on health care professionals to take the pledge to talk to their patients about getting vaccinated for the human papillomavirus (HPV). The Foundation launched the digital pledge as part of the Think About […]

Celebrity Big Brother winner and Broadway star Marissa Jaret Winokur wants you to Think About the Link® between HPV and cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry, Managing Director of External Affairs Prevent Cancer Foundation lisa.berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA –Celebrity Big Brother winner and Broadway star Marissa Jaret Winokur is partnering with the Prevent Cancer Foundation® to raise awareness of the link between the human papillomavirus—also known as HPV—and cancer. Winokur is a national spokesperson for Think […]

ICYMI: November 10, 2017

  Feature Story Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol TUESDAY, November 7, 2017 (The New York Times) — The American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents many of the nation’s top cancer doctors, is calling attention to the ties between alcohol and cancer. In a statement published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, […]

Media Advisory: Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to share personal cancer story and talk about the importance of HPV vaccination

Media Advisory: Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to share personal cancer story and talk about the importance of HPV vaccination FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Franklin  703-201-3875 Brian.Franklin@preventcancer.org Tony Award Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to Highlight Need for HPV Vaccination and Screening at Tennessee Cancer Consortium’s 2017 Cancer Conference Nashville, TN – Tony Award […]

Think About the Link® on Capitol Hill

Every year, thousands of men and women lose their lives to cervical cancer, liver cancer and other cancers caused by viruses. The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Think About The Link ® campaign aims to advance awareness of three viruses―human papillomavirus (HPV), hepatitis B and hepatitis C, which can all cause cancer― to help reduce these deaths. […]

Why boys need the HPV vaccine, too

Vaccines are an incredibly powerful tool to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!®, yet vaccine uptake rates are staggeringly low across the United States. The Think About the Link® campaign aims to raise awareness of the link between certain viruses and cancer and encourages you to talk to your health care professional about vaccination. One virus the […]

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 […]