News Releases

Advocates from Across the Country Kick-Off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by Calling Congress to Ask Legislators to Support Colorectal Cancer Screening

On March 2-3, 2011 advocates from across the country called their legislators urging them to support bipartisan and bicameral legislation that will ensure access to colorectal cancer screening and treatment by authorizing funding for grants to public agencies and other entities.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Launches National Colorectal Cancer Screening Competition

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

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Announces 2011 Community Grant Recipients

On January 10, the Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded $85,000 in grants to nine organizations located in communities across the country in support of cancer prevention initiatives.

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Foundation Bad Beat on Cancer Wins Big After World Series of Poker’s Main Event

World Series of Poker contenders John Racener and Soi Nguyen were not bluffing when they pledged to donate a portion of their winnings to the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Bad Beat on Cancer™ (BBoC).

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Low-dose Spiral CT Scans Significantly Reduce Deaths from Lung Cancer

The Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds the announcement this morning by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on the initial results of the National Lung Screening Trial, a large-scale, NCI-sponsored test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at earlier, more treatable stages.

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Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Honors Cancer Prevention Advocates

A bipartisan audience of members of Congress and their spouses honored cancer champions Liz’s Legacy of Nebraska, Good Morning America’s Sam Champion and celebrity Chef José Andrés for their outstanding service in support of cancer prevention, research, treatment and education

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The Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Helps DC Metro Step Away From Cancer

Runners, walkers and people who just want to stay fit will come together for a morning of fun and physical fitness on Saturday, September 25, at West Potomac Park for the Second Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K.

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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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