Screening Saves Lives National Challenge: Vote and Make a Difference!

April 25, 2011

Voting has begun for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives National Challenge. The purpose of the Challenge is to champion community projects in colorectal cancer screening/awareness. The Foundation was thrilled to receive 11 applications in this first year of holding the Challenge!

Voting is open until May 6; don’t miss the chance to vote for the project you think will make the biggest difference. Only the top vote-getters will move on to the selection process, so your vote counts.  The winner receives a $5,000 grant and a visit from the Prevent Cancer Super Colon®.

At, you can read the entries, and then vote for your favorite project. It’s easy and it’s fun!  Once you’ve voted, don’t stop there! While you’re on the site:

  • Visit Learn, an interactive section that will teach you more about colorectal cancer and screening
  • Send a Screen-A-Gram to someone you know who needs to be screened for colorectal cancer. It is a light-hearted way to convey a very important message: Screening Saves Lives.
  • Participate in the Colorectal Online Community where you can discuss new ideas, learn about screening efforts across the country, and share experiences. is full of sharing opportunities. The Prevent Cancer Foundation knows that cancer touches many lives: consider submitting a story about how it may have touched yours.

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