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Rick, you have cancer.

August 1993: Three cute guys moved into the apartment next door. Little did I know that I would marry one of them six years later….

NCI-designated cancer centers call for urgent action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Katy Hobgood Ray St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Desk: 901-595-0564 Cell: 901-568-9869 Katy.Hobgood@stjude.org media@stjude.org Marvin Stockwell St. Jude Children’s Research…

The HPV vaccine: preventing cancer for over a decade

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. It’s so common that almost every sexually active person will get…

Higher cancer risk in LGBT communities

So far, this summer hasn’t shaped up to be anything like what you probably had in mind. As we continue to stay “safer at home”…

#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…

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….

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:…

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…

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…

Community grantees promote cancer prevention through HPV vaccination

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is supporting two statewide projects to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates through its Community Grants Program. HPV is the leading…