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No woman should die of cervical can..

In the United States, cervical cancer is becoming less common thanks to increased vaccinations, improved screening rates and better treatments. But incidence and death rates remain high among women in underserved areas across the country. We talked t..

Community grantees promote cancer p..

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 cause of several cancers including cervical, oropharyngeal, anal an..

Breast cancer awareness from Shreve..

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 year-round to increase breast health education and breast cancer screening. From providing..

A blast at the ballpark..

Where can you go to see behind-the-scenes at a Major League ballpark, get a cancer screening, watch a former president ride a bicycle and help support cancer prevention research and education, all before 11 a.m.?  The annual Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/R..

Are you ready for the 5k?..

We’re only a few days away from the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run & Health Fair! Are you ready? Running coaches Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper of Run Farther & Faster are back to give you some race day tips for running or walking your best 5k..

Bringing Cancer Prevention Awarenes..

During an unusually hot and muggy July weekend, over 2,100 patients and 1,400 volunteers gathered at the Wise County Fairgrounds, in the heart of Appalachia, for a Remote Area Medical (RAM) event. Since 1985, RAM has provided free medical services to..