News Releases

Valentine’s Campaign urges everyone to “Check Your Mate”

The Prevent Cancer Foundation launched an attention grabbing, tongue-in-cheek campaign using edgy, humorous e-cards to remind everyone that Valentine’s Day is a good time to “Check Your Mate” for troublesome signs of cancer.

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Scientists at four Universities to share $480,000 in Research Grants

Scientists at four major universities have been awarded 2-year $80,000 grants to fund early research in cancer prevention, the Prevent Cancer Foundation announced today. The latest round of Prevent Cancer research grants went to scientists at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Illinois – Chicago, and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards $40,000 in Community Grants

Four community organizations on the front lines of the battle against cancer will receive a total of $40,000 in grants for cancer prevention education programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation announced. Each of the $10,000 grants supports cancer programs focusing on breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.

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Video Game Marathon Raises Over $1 Million for Cancer Prevention

Donations to the Prevent Cancer Foundation tallied more than $1 million when the sun came up on Sunday, the end of the non-stop, weeklong “Awesome Games Done Quick,” (AGDQ) a video game marathon.

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Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Honors Advocates for Carrying Messages of Prevention

The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program honored journalist Andrea Mitchell, Olympian Shannon Miller, congressional spouse Landra Reid and the Department of Defense’s Healthy Base Initiative at the annual Action for Cancer Awareness luncheon on November 19 on Capitol Hill.

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2013 GLOBAL LUNG CANCER SURVEY MEASURES SYMPTOM AWARENESS OF BIGGEST CANCER KILLER

According to a recent survey investigating awareness of lung cancer symptoms and smoking prevalence, over 70% of surveyed Americans could name symptoms of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer in the U.S. for both men and women.

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Global Lung Cancer Coalition Honors FairWarning’s Bridget Huber with 2013 Journalism Award

The Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) recently selected FairWarning’s Bridget Huber as the recipient of this year’s 2013 Journalism Award for her piece “Stigma of ‘Smokers’ Disease’ Stifles Fight Against No. 1 Killer, Lung Cancer”.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Founder Recognized for Outstanding Work in Breast Cancer

“Living in Pink,” a non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against breast cancer, recently recognized Prevent Cancer Foundation President and Founder Carolyn “Bo” Aldigé with the Noel Soderberg-Evans Award in honor of her outstanding work and contributions to the cancer community over the past 28 years.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Announces Winners of Third Annual National Colorectal Cancer Screening Competition

The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded the first-place prize of its third annual Screening Saves Lives National Challenge to the Virginia Cancer Network housed at the University of Virginia Cancer Center in Charlottesville, VA, for its community-level “Colon Cancer Free Zone” project.

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New “Campeonas” Project Encourages Open Discussion About Breast Cancer Screening Among Latinas

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to introduce Campeonas contra el cáncer de seno, (Champions against Breast Cancer), designed to increase breast cancer awareness and screening among Latinas.

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