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Cervical Health Awareness Month calls attention to women’s health and gynecologic screenings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyra Meister 703-836-1746 kyra.meister@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – January is Cervical Health Awareness Month as designated by the United States Congress. (Some organizations…

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”…

Actor Ernie Hudson to serve as national spokesperson for Think About the Link®

About Ernie Hudson Ernie Hudson is best known for his role in the 1984 cult classic, Ghostbusters; however few fans know him as two-time cancer…

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…

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® commends Reps. Young and DeLauro for protecting access to comprehensive cervical cancer screening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Congress is taking action to protect women’s access to comprehensive cervical cancer screening. Rep. David…

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…

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…