News Releases

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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Prevent Cancer Foundation to Receive 20 Percent of Every Sale from New Leadership Book, Roadmap to Success

The Prevent Cancer Foundation will receive 20 percent of the proceeds from the sale of a new book on leadership, titled Roadmap to Success: America’s Top Intellectual Minds Map Out Successful Business Strategies (Insight Publishing, 2008).

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Super Colon Exhibit Makes Its 100th Stop at the Nez Perce County Fair in Lewiston, Idaho

The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Super Colon — an inflatable, interactive 8-foot tall, 20-foot long replica of a human colon — will touch down at the Nez Perce County Fair for its 100th stop in Lewiston, Idaho on September 18-20, 2008.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards $560,000 in Research Grants

he Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded its latest round of research grants and fellowships. The seven successful projects were selected from a pool of 79 applications nationwide.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Joins Stand Up To Cancer National Campaign as Member of Advocate Advisory Council

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has joined Stand Up To Cancer — a new initiative to raise philanthropic dollars nationwide in order to accelerate ground-breaking research.

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Cancer Organizations Unite on Messages for the Public Public Needs to Know They Can Reduce Their Risk for Cancer

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is joining with C-Change to eliminate cancer as a major public health problem, by communicating consistent research-based messaging to the public.

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