News Releases

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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Top Three Health Care Recommendations Released

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is releasing the top three health care reform recommendations that emerged from its 10th Annual Dialogue for Action in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Moving Forward Despite a Broken Health Care System event, held in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 8-10, 2008.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises More Than $300,000 from Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament

The Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) — the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to the prevention of cancer since 1985 — held its 4th Annual Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament in the East Hall of Washington’s historic Union Station on May 6, 2008

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Three Individuals Honored for Dedication to Cancer Prevention Outstanding Achievement Recognized

The Prevent Cancer Foundation honored three outstanding contributors to the cause of cancer early detection and prevention.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards Additional $400,000 in Community Grants

The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded five grants totaling $400,000 over two years to community-based groups for cancer screening, outreach and education programs.

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