News Releases

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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“Game Changing” Six Day-Nonstop Marathon Raises Over $425,000 For Cancer Prevention

The changing face of digital philanthropy has shown it’s astounding potential—gaming group Speed Demos Archive (SDA) raised over $425,000 for charity at their third annual six-day, nonstop video gaming marathon that wrapped up on Sunday in Chevy Chase, MD.

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2012 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Is Most Successful to Date

The Prevent Cancer Foundation raised over $110,000 at a successful fourth annual Prevent Cancer 5K walk/run on September 30 in Washington, D.C.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Women’s Health Panel on Prevention Kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Prevent Cancer Foundation in partnership with The National Museum for Women in the Arts will be hosting the “Empowering Women on Prevention” panel on Tuesday October 2.

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LifeSpan Fitness Steps Up as Exclusive Fitness Partner of Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Walk

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is hosting a 5K “FUNdraising” Walk on September 30 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., and LifeSpan Fitness is supporting the event as the Exclusive Fitness Partner.

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Good Samaritan Hospital Wins National Colorectal Cancer Screening and Awareness Challenge

The Good Samaritan Hospital of Kearney, Neb. is the 2012 winner of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Screening Saves Lives Challenge. The national competition is an opportunity for organizations to submit their best community-based colorectal cancer screening and awareness initiatives.

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USPSTF Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Statement

The latest guidelines on prostate cancer screening from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) indicate that doctors should not recommend routine Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) tests for men of any age.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Celebrates Leaders in the Fight Against Cancer At Annual Laurels Luncheon

The Prevent Cancer Foundation recognized four leaders in the cancer community at the 2012 Laurels Awards Luncheon during the 14th annual Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening conference.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Issues National Colorectal Cancer Screening and Awareness Challenge

In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is launching the second annual Screening Saves Lives Challenge on March 1.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2011

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has endorsed the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2011 (S.752/H.R. 1394) which has the potential to reduce the incidence and mortality of lung cancer nationwide.

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