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Prevent Cancer Foundation® earns 4 out of 4 stars from Charity Navigator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Lisa Berry  Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s continued dedication to transparency and financial accountability has earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the third consecutive year. In addition to having the highest rating on Charity Navigator, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is recognized as a top-rated […]

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Gary R. Lytle elected chairman of the Prevent Cancer Foundation® board of directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. –Gary R. Lytle was recently elected chairman of the board of directors for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. Lytle has been serving on the Foundation’s board since 2004, and previously served as board vice chairman and co-chair of the development committee. Lytle, who is now […]

NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV-Related Cancers

Cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) are a significant public health problem. The National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers fully endorse the goal of eliminating cancers caused by HPV through gender-neutral HPV vaccination and evidence-based cancer screening. These practices offer a rare opportunity to prevent 12,000 cervical cancers and nearly 40,000 other HPV-related cancers […]

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Take the pledge: Health care professionals commit to talking to patients about HPV and cancer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry, Managing Director of External Affairs 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is calling on health care professionals to take the pledge to talk to their patients about getting vaccinated for the human papillomavirus (HPV). The Foundation launched the digital pledge as part of the Think About […]

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® supports American Cancer Society’s new screening recommendations for colorectal cancer

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The American Cancer Society recently released new recommendations for colorectal cancer screening, saying people of average risk of colorectal cancer should begin regular screening at age 45 (previous recommendations said to begin at age 50). The Prevent Cancer Foundation® supports this change, as there has been a significant increase in colorectal cancer diagnoses in […]

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Prevent Cancer Foundation® Annual Spring Gala raises $1.7 million

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – PHOTOS INCLUDED Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 lisa.berry@preventcancer.org L-R: Mrs. Gouri Mirpuri, Carolyn “Bo” Aldigé, David Tutera, and His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore Ashok Kumar Mirpuri. WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Prevent Cancer Foundation® hosted its 24th annual spring gala Wednesday to advance the Foundation’s mission of saving lives across […]

USPSTF releases new finalized recommendations for prostate cancer screening

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 9, 2018 – The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) yesterday released new finalized recommendations on prostate cancer screening with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, which measures the level of PSA in the blood of men. The recommendations say that for men ages 55 to 69, prostate cancer screening is up […]

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Annual gala brings together community leaders to prevent cancer

** Media Advisory for May 10–Prevent Cancer Foundation Annual Spring Gala ** Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 lisa.berry@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 16, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® will host its 24th annual spring gala to advance the Foundation’s mission of saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation will welcome […]

Former first lady Barbara Bush not seeking further treatment

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saddened to learn of the declining health of former first lady Barbara Bush. Mrs. Bush and her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, have been valued supporters of the Foundation since 1994, when they served as patrons of our inaugural Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala. We will never be able […]

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New website for cancer prevention and early detection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry, Managing Director of External Affairs 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® today launched a new website to make it faster and easier for people to find important information on cancer prevention and early detection. The website, designed by Alliant Studios, utilizes a “mega menu” that allows […]