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Combining Friends, Family & Pok..

It’s Wednesday night in New York. What do you do?  If you’re Michele and Drew Figdor, you combine your love of entertaining and poker with supporting a good cause. What initially started in 2004 as a cocktail party to benefit the Prevent Cancer ..

Lung Cancer Screening Advances: Lif..

Earlier this month, the big news about the 20% reduction in lung cancer in a high-risk population that took part in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) has been widely covered by the media.  In the wake of the announced positive results of ear..

CT Scans Significantly Reduce Lung ..

This morning the National Cancer Institute (NCI) released the initial results of the National Lung Screening Trial, a large-scale, NCI-sponsored test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at earlier, more treatab..

Clearing the Air on Lung Cancer Ris..

Did you know lung cancer kills more people per year than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined? While it is true that not smoking is a major way to prevent lung cancer, we want to clear the air on a few other important preventive me..

Claim That Cancer Is Purely Man-Mad..

A friend sent me a recent controversial study by the University of Manchester in Britain that stated: “Cancer is a man-made disease.”  This assertion was based on the researchers finding no evidence of cancer in Egyptian remains stretching back..

Breast cancer: From the Lab to the ..

This month the nation is awash in pink and the Prevent Cancer Foundation is doing its part to promote breast cancer awareness and early detection through funded research, outreach and education programs. Over its history, the Foundation has funded 75..