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Prevent Cancer Foundation Supports New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer 703-837-3695 jasmine.greenamyer@preventcancer.org First-Ever Consensus Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening Highlights Cancer Prevention as the Primary Goal ALEXANDRIA, VA — 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. These are the first-ever […]

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

MEDIA CONTACT: Brandon Pinney 703-307-7328 Brandon.Pinney@preventcancer.org Prevent Cancer Foundation Set to Commemorate March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In keeping with its theme for 2008’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March — Let’s Make Colon Cancer Preventable! Beatable! Treatable! For All Communities — the Prevent Cancer Super Colon® is making a special visit to […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Awards $720,000 in Research Grants

  MEDIA CONTACT:Juhi Kunde703-837-3687juhi.kunde@preventcancer.orgResearch in Cancer Prevention is Vital to Developing a Body of Knowledge to Fight the Nation’s Second Leading Killer (Alexandria, VA) – 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. Each proposal passed rigorous examination by […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Teams Up With Revolution Health to Deliver Cancer Prevention Message to Larger Online Audience Prevent Cancer: Start YOUR Revolution!

  MEDIA CONTACT:Susanne Hartman703-837-3692susanne.hartman@preventcancer.orgPrevent Cancer: Start YOUR Revolution! ALEXANDRIA, VA, February 13, 2008 — The Prevent Cancer Foundation has become a nonprofit partner with RevolutionHealth.com to create a larger avenue for the delivery of vital cancer prevention information. RevolutionHealth.com is the cornerstone of Revolution Health Network, one of the most trafficked health destinations on the Internet. The Prevent Cancer Foundation […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Honors the Country of Turkey in its Annual Spring Gala Set for March 14, 2008 at the National Building Museu

CONTACT: Susanne Hartman, 703-837-3692 Susanne.Hartman@preventcancer.org 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 – is holding its Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 14, 2008. The fundraising event, which this year […]

Washington Health and Fitness Expo Welcomes the Super Colon

CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer, 703-837-3695 jasmine@preventcancer.org —Expo Visitors Can Learn the Importance of Colorectal Cancer Prevention ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Super Colon, an 8-foot tall, 20-foot long replica of a human colon, is headed to the Washington Convention Center, January 12-13, 2008 in Washington, D.C. as part of the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo. The nation’s capital wholesale […]

Matt Gerson, Prevent Cancer Foundation Vice Chairman, Named Washingtonian of the Year for 2007

CONTACT: Susanne Hartman 703-837-3692 susanne.hartman@preventcancer.org His Experience as a Young Cancer Patient Led Him to jerseys Tracy’s Kids, Resolutions a Pediatric Art Therapy difficult Program Serving Local Cancer Centers (Alexandria, VA) – Matt Gerson, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, has been named a Washingtonian of the Year (in […]

Use Your New Year’s Resolutions to Prevent Cancer

CONTACT: Valerie Lambros (703) 519-2116 valerie.lambros@preventcancer.org More Than Half of All Cancers can be Prevented by Daily Lifestyle Choices (Alexandria, VA) – Nearly half of all Americans Fur make New Year’s resolutions, most of them health-related. Stop smoking. Start exercising. Lose weight. Eat better. Unfortunately, only 10 to 15 percent of these resolutions are ever […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Launches New Brand

MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Greenamyer Alexandria, Va., Oct. 1, 2007 — With an eye toward clearly communicating its work in cancer prevention, the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation today unveiled its new name — the Prevent Cancer Foundation — as part of its new branding effort. “Our name has changed but our mission is the same,” said Carolyn R. Aldigé, the […]