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ICYMI: March 24, 2017

Feature Story Sometimes, Cancer Is Just Bad Luck THURSDAY, March 23, 2017 (Bloomberg) — Don’t smoke. Wear sunscreen. Eat broccoli. Avoid couches? For decades, the…

ICYMI: December 2, 2016

Feature Story NOTE FROM THE PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION®: The 21st Century Cures Act is meant to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)…

ICYMI: November 4, 2016

Feature Story Women’s cancer deaths expected to rise 60% by 2030 WEDNESDAY, November 2, 2016 (CNN)–The number of women dying worldwide from cancer is expected…

Breast cancer awareness from Shreveport to the South Pacific

When October comes around, I think we can all agree that the world around us turns pink—but the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grant recipients work…

Cancer Prevention Leaders Honored at the 24th Annual Congressional Families Awards Luncheon

The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program held its 24th Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon on September 22 on Capitol Hill. The Program’s signature…

Working at the Community Level to Prevent Breast Cancer

It’s the pink-est time of the year! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and our community grant awardees are helping diverse communities across the country…

2015 Community Grant Awardees Announced

Six communities will now get the benefit of cancer prevention and early detection programs, thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation grants. The grants will enable the…

Knowledge is Powerful

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has campaigned for cancer screenings for 30 years. These screening tests are integral to early detection, and early detection leads to…

Let’s celebrate life! (¡Celebremos la vida!)

¡Celebremos la vida! breast and cervical cancer program translates to “Let’s Celebrate Life!” Through this program, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to be able…

Cancer Queens Use “Edutainment” to Promote Screening and Awareness

Envision a group of women donning feather boas and rhinestone tiaras, dancing to the sound of “The Loco-motion” while singing the lyrics, “Every woman needs…