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“Prevention at Every Age” at the 27th Annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon

L-R: Honoree Amanda Soto, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Congressional Families Director Lisa McGovern, Patrick Dempsey, and honoree LeeAnn Johnson. As U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg entered the Members Room of the Library of Congress, a bipartisan audience, including members of Congress and congressional spouses, as well as leaders in the […]

The Power of Community: 2018 Dempsey Challenge

During the last weekend of September, thousands of people from across the U.S. (and from several other countries!) gathered in picturesque Lewiston, Maine, for the 10th annual Dempsey Challenge. This year, the two-day, non-competitive run, walk and cycle fundraiser raised more than $1.2 million for the Dempsey Center, an organization that offers free quality of […]

Prevent Cancer Attends the 2012 Dempsey Challenge

Prevent Cancer Foundation is a partner in the Breakaway from Cancer campaign, an initiative which brings visibility to the work of four non-profit organizations and the resources we offer to the public.  Together, our services cover the continuum of care from prevention through survivorship to support individuals pre-and-post diagnosis including advocacy, access and care. As […]

Prevention "Cycles" through the Year with Breakaway from Cancer

Another year of Breakaway from Cancer is coming to a close, and 2010 seemed to be bigger and better than the last! While the campaign and our partners are always available, year around, to provide resources to men and women across the country in cancer prevention through survivorship, we wrapped up our last event of […]

Prevention a Highlight of ASCO Breakaway from Cancer Policy Roundtable

Friday night, I had the pleasure of listening to a dynamic policy discussion hosted by the Breakaway from Cancer campaign.  Carolyn Aldigé, the founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, represented us on the panel consisting of two nationally recognized oncologists, leadership of our Breakaway from Cancer partners, and actor Patrick Dempsey who joined the meeting […]

Breakaway Wrap-up: An Awesome Finale

Katie and I are back in the office, both exhausted and exhilarated from our time on the road with the Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) and the Breakaway from Cancer campaign. The last three days of the tour were spent in amazing cities.  Big Bear Lake, Los Angeles, and Thousand Oaks.  I rode in a […]