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Amateur Poker Player makes it to World Series of Poker final table, pledges 1 percent of winning to Bad Beat on Cancer™

First-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) finalist Soi Nguyen has pledged to donate 1 percent of his winnings from the event to the Bad Beat on Cancer (BBOC) initiative. Nguyen, who is a novice to the poker industry, has made it to WSOP’s “November 9” and will have a chance to become the 2010 Champion.

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Men: Take Ownership of Your Health – Get Fit, Get Smart and Get Medical Screenings for Cancer

une is Men’s Cancer Prevention Awareness Month and the Prevent Cancer Foundation wants to remind men to eat a healthy diet, exercise, cut out tobacco use, and get regular medical screenings to reduce their risk of cancer.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Honors Members of Congress for Cancer Prevention Efforts

As part of its 25th Anniversary celebration, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has recognized 33 members of Congress as Prevention Champions for their outstanding work in cancer prevention.

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Urges Sun Safety in Celebration of Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Before you hit the pool, beach or even the backyard this summer, don’t forget to protect your skin from the sun.

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“World Series of Good” To Benefit Prevent Cancer Foundation

Professional poker player Andy Bloch and entrepreneur Michael Karnjanaprakorn have upped the ante on how much they plan to donate to charity.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Launches Spanish Language Microsite

Spanish-speaking families and communities now have a new resource to assist them in finding online information on how to reduce their risk of cancer.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises $215,000 At Its Annual Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

A record 130 poker players from across the country brought their best game and poker faces to the nation’s capitol to raise money in support of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s programs.

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Congressional Butt-In Generates Calls to Congress Supporting Colorectal Cancer Screening From All 50 States the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico

On March 30-31, 2010 advocates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico called their Representatives in Congress, urging them to support the Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment Act (H.R. 1189) during the annual Congressional Butt-In.

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.3 Million Dollars at Its Annual Spring Gala

Celebrating “25 Years of Progress Through Prevention,” the Prevent Cancer Foundation held its 16th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 12, 2010.

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Famed Poker Player Jena Delk Joins Prevent Cancer Foundation Bad Beat on Cancer Initiative

Famed poker player Jena Delk will partner with Bad Beat on Cancer and donate one percent of her winnings towards the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

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