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4 tips to help you have a healthier Halloween

October 31 is a day that most of us look forward to every year, between playing dress-up, having fun with friends and family and enjoying yummy treats. But Halloween can also reinforce unhealthy habits that increase cancer risk, like poor diet and weight gain. Obesity among young people has tripled over the last 30 years, […]

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It’s the most hairy time of the year!

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearing the end of the year. Soon it’ll be time to carve the turkey and string up those holiday lights—but first, you need to grow your hair. Yes, you read that right—it’s time to let it grow because No-Shave November starts this week! No-Shave November is a month-long campaign […]

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Nominations now open: 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

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. […]

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Recipe: buffalo cauliflower ‘wings’

Looking for a healthy game day recipe that’ll still be a crowd-pleaser? This is the recipe for you! These cauliflower “wings” are super easy to prepare and will make all of your guests cheer, no matter which team is winning. Remember, eating a healthy diet is a critical step in reducing your cancer risk. By […]

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Webinar: Hepatitis Prevention, Testing, and Treatment as Liver Cancer Prevention

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is joining the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors’ (NASTAD) Hepatitis Testing Partnership for a webinar tomorrow, October 23 at 3:00 p.m. ET! The webinar, titled Hepatitis Prevention, Testing, and Treatment as Liver Cancer Prevention, will explore the connection between liver cancer and viral hepatitis, and examine how hepatitis […]

4 breast cancer screening tests you should know about

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the world has turned pink as we honor those affected by this disease and work toward a cancer-free future. While rocking the pink is a great way to show your support, this month is also an important time to educate yourself and others about breast cancer and what […]

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Recipe: brown sugar, cinnamon & chia seed oatmeal

Searching for an easy and delicious breakfast? Look no further! This recipe is super simple and takes less than three minutes to prepare, perfect for those whirlwind mornings. Eating a healthy diet is an important part of reducing your risk of cancer—start your day off on the right foot with a nutritious breakfast that will […]

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The Power of Community: 2018 Dempsey Challenge

During the last weekend of September, thousands of people from across the U.S. (and from several other countries!) gathered in picturesque Lewiston, Maine, for the 10th annual Dempsey Challenge. This year, the two-day, non-competitive run, walk and cycle fundraiser raised more than $1.2 million for the Dempsey Center, an organization that offers free quality of […]

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Photo Recap: The 2018 Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k

The 10th annual Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run took place on September 16, 2018, at Nationals Park in the beautiful Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Despite the threat of Hurricane Florence looming over the east coast the week before, the air was warm and the sky was clear—perfect for our walkers and runners taking on […]

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A Window to Hope: The Living in Pink Breast Cancer Clinic

We pulled into a garage on a popular street in Maryland’s Chevy Chase neighborhood, unloading a well-protected and flawless stained glass window piece donated by Michael Aylward of Aldie Glassworks. The art piece, a beautifully handcrafted gem featuring a pink ribbon, would soon be a beacon of hope and a tribute to the countless lives […]