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Prevent Cancer Foundation ranked among the top 16 national cancer organizations for high-level national impact

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has been recognized by Philanthropedia, an online resource for charitable giving affiliated with Guide Star, as one of the top 16 national non-profit cancer organizations making the most significant and positive impact on cancer.

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Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Showcases Outstanding Leaders in Cancer Prevention

The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program is honoring Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), ESPN broadcaster Erin Andrews and her father Steve Andrews and Congressional spouse Freda Manzullo at the 19th annual Action for Cancer Awareness Awards Luncheon.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation awards research grant to early-career investigator from John Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded its latest research grant to early-career scientist Yuriko Mori, M.D. Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K encourages DC area dogs, cats and other family pets to get involved

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is welcoming all Washington D.C. metro area pet owners and their pets to the third annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K, which will take place in scenic West Potomac Park, Washington D.C. on September 24 from 8-11 a.m. Pet owners can start their own team or register as part of the “Pets for Prevention” team at www.PreventCancer5K.org to participate together and help raise awareness and funds for cancer prevention and early detection research.

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Recent NYU Grads Bike Cross Country to Raise Money and Awareness for the Prevent Cancer Foundation

Duo Dallas Plikuhn and Zachary Rosenthal are cycling across the nation to raise money and awareness for the Prevent Cancer Foundation and two other charities—using a pair of one-gear bicycles.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation awards research grants to early-career investigators at Georgetown University, M.D. Anderson and University of Chicago

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded its latest round of research grants to early-career scientists at Georgetown University, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Chicago. The three cancer prevention research projects were selected from a pool of 51 applications nationwide.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K to Honor all DC Area Cancer Survivors

The third annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K will honor the thousands of DC-area cancer survivors with a tribute along the race course as well as special recognition following the event. Scheduled September 24th from 8-11 a.m. at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C., this year’s 5K, themed “Taking Steps, Saving Lives,” welcomes all cancer survivors to come out to walk or run, while raising awareness and needed funds for cancer prevention research.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K to Raise Funds for Cancer Prevention Research

The third annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K will be held on September 24th from 8-11 a.m. at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C. The 5K, themed “Taking Steps, Saving Lives,” reinforces the Foundation’s mission of promoting a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet and regular exercise.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Encouraged by Latest Research Findings on a Chemopreventive Agent for Lung Cancer

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is encouraged by the latest findings in the July issue of Cancer Prevention Research, an American Association for Cancer Research journal, reporting that celecoxib may prevent lung cancer in former smokers.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Lauds Scientific Finding Identifying Order of Cancer Mutations

The Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds the latest findings in the July issue of Cancer Discovery, an American Association for Cancer Research journal, reporting that a collaboration of scientists has now identified the actual sequence of mutations that lead to precancerous lesions and others that produce invasive carcinomas.

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