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Nominations now open: 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

October 25, 2018

Nominations are open for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards! Since 2003, the Laurels Awards have recognized and celebrated innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. We’re proud to have the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as co-sponsors of these prestigious awards.

Do you want to recognize a colleague or peer who is making a difference in cancer prevention or early detection? Submit your nomination today!

You can nominate people who have made exceptional contributions in the following categories:

  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for National Leadership: Awarded to an individual who has shown exemplary leadership in cancer prevention or early detection at the national level in the U.S. A successful nomination will be an outstanding individual whose leadership and vision have inspired others to join him or her in working toward a shared goal that has made a difference in cancer screening or prevention.
  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for Increasing Health Equity: Awarded to an individual or organization for programs or innovations improving cancer prevention and screening in communities in the U.S. affected by health disparities. A successful nomination will be of an individual or organization that has identified and implemented innovative ways to provide services to underserved populations at the local, state or national level.
  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for Dedication to Community Service: Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated unwavering commitment to enhancing cancer prevention or early detection on the community level in the U.S. A successful nomination will be of a remarkable individual who has identified and addressed gaps in meeting community needs in cancer prevention and screening. This commitment can be demonstrated through development and implementation of educational, clinical or research programs.

To learn more about the nomination process and requirements, visit our website. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. ET on Monday, December 17, 2018 to be considered. Winners will be recognized at the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Dialogue for Action® conference in April 2019.

For more information, contact Lisa Han at Lisa.Han@preventcancer.org or (703) 837-3682.

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