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Taylor Swift and Rita Wilson Share Stories to Encourage Early Detection

Singer Taylor Swift and actress Rita Wilson both shared some difficult and personal news – both have been recently affected by cancer. Wilson had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer, and Swift's mother was diagnosed with cancer. Both women used their announcements to encourage others to get screened.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $250,000 grant to cancer prevention researcher

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded a research grant to Dr. Andrew Dannenberg, Associate Director of Cancer Prevention at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and the Henry R. Erle, M.D.-Roberts Family Professor of …

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Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds CMS decision

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued their final decision requiring Medicare to cover low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screenings for at-risk beneficiaries meeting certain criteria. The Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds this decision, which will allow health care professionals to detect lung …

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Foundation's Board Chair and Team at PwC Receive Malcolm Baldrige Award

(Alexandria, VA) – The Prevent Cancer Foundation is honored to recognize the Chairman of our Board of Directors, Scott McIntyre, and his Global and U.S. Public Sector team at PwC for receiving the prestigious

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Supports Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

Medicare recipients received welcome news today. After months of lobbying from cancer patient and advocacy organizations, including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a draft decision requiring Medicare coverage of low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening for at-risk beneficiaries. Prevent Cancer Foundation President and Founder Carolyn "Bo" Aldigé states that "CT lung scans are proven, effective screening measures that save lives. We have long advocated for these services to be available to individuals at high-risk for lung cancer and we are pleased to see that CMS has moved forward with this decision."

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