News Releases

The Prevent Cancer Foundation and Celebrity Fitness Trainer Denise Austin Host First Ever Step Away From Cancer 5K Run/Walk

This coming September 26, the Prevent Cancer Foundation (the Foundation) will host its first annual Step Away From Cancer 5K™ run/walk in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Hosts Charity Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

The Prevent Cancer Foundation — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 — will hold its 5th Annual Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament in the East Hall of Washington’s historic Union Station on April 28, 2009.

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Honors Colorectal Cancer Prevention Leaders at National Dialogue Conference

On the heels of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted the 11th annual Dialogue for Action™ for Colorectal Cancer Screening; Harnessing the Power of Success last week in Baltimore.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Convenes National Dialogue for Action to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening

On the heels of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the renewed call for Congressional action to increase funding for colorectal cancer screening and treatment, the Prevent Cancer Foundation will host its 11th annual Dialogue for Action™ for Colorectal Cancer Screening; Harnessing the Power of Success this week in Baltimore.

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act

The Prevent Cancer Foundation — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 — thanks Senators Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) for introducing the 21st Century Cancer Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment (ALERT) Act.

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.4 Million Dollars from Its Annual Spring Gala

The Prevent Cancer Foundation — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention and early detection of cancer since 1985 — held its 15th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 13, 2009.

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Applauds President Obama’s Executive Order to Accompany Stem Cell Action

“This morning, President Obama’s signature on an Executive Order overturning the current restrictions on Federal funding of embryonic stem cell research ushered in a promising new direction in cancer research.

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The Big Apple Welcomes the Prevent Cancer Super Colon™

Colorectal cancer continues to be the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the Prevent Cancer Foundation will launch its annual Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ tour and National Colorectal Cancer Campaign in Times Square on Friday, February 27.

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Top-Rated Poker Players Join Forces to Take the 1% Pledge for the Prevent Cancer Foundation

The Prevent Cancer Foundation and Poker Players Internationalare proud to announce Lee Childs and Eric “Rizen” Lynch, two of the best tournament players in the world, have joined the Foundation’s Bad Beat on Cancer™ and pledged one percent of their winnings to fight the disease.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation to Receive 1% of Big Poker Win

The Prevent Cancer Foundation will receive one percent of poker professional Dennis Phillips’ third place winnings totaling $4.5 million from the final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker tournament, the largest poker tournament in the world.

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