News Releases

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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Prevent Cancer Foundation Convenes National Dialogue to Combat Colorectal Cancer

On the heels of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the updated Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines issued in March by an alliance of cancer organizations, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Dialogue for Action™ Conference is set for April 8-10, 2008 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises 1.4 Million Dollars From Annual Spring Gala

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 14th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 14, 2008.

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

The Prevent Cancer Foundation welcomes the newly released colorectal cancer screening guidelines by the American Cancer Society, the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and the American College of Radiology.

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Super Colon Zigzags Across the U.S. Visiting Communities Hardest Hit by Colon Cancer

n keeping with its theme for 2008’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March — Let’s Make Colon Cancer Preventable! Beatable! Treatable!

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Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards $720,000 in Research Grants

The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded its latest round of research grants and fellowships. The nine successful projects were selected from a pool of 77 applications nationwide.

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Video and Guide Promote Teen Breast Health Breast Cancer Strikes African American Community

Advocating for one’s health is something that the Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation) and Howard University Cancer Center have encouraged for seven years through a collaborative effort in Washington, D.C., known as Project Early Awareness.

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