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Image for Olympic hopeful Cecilia Barowski launches fundraising campaign for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

Olympic hopeful Cecilia Barowski launches fundraising campaign for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

Alexandria, Va. – As a professional runner, Cecilia Barowski is used to competing, but this Giving Tuesday, she’s running a different kind of race—the race to raise funds  for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. Barowski launched her fundraiser via Athletes For, an annual giving campaign hosted by top track and field athletes training in the United States.  […]

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Prevent Cancer Gala is named a top 100 event in Washington, D.C. by BIZBASH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke 703-837-36952 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va.— BizBash, the premier resource for event and meeting professionals in North America, announced that the Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala has again been recognized on its annual list of Top 100 Events in Washington, D.C. For the second year in a row, Prevent Cancer […]

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Prevent Cancer Foundation® gets lucky at Bad Beat on Cancer Poker Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org New York. – On Thursday, November 8, more than 200 players and spectators came together for cancer prevention at Michele and Drew Figdor’s 8th Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament. The event raised a record $241,000 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®, which will fund […]

Sharon Y. Eubanks honored for her leadership in tobacco control

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® honored Sharon Y. Eubanks, Of Counsel at The Henderson Firm, with the James L. Mulshine, M.D. Leadership Award. The award was presented on November 5, 2018, at the 15th annual Quantitative Imaging Workshop: Lung Cancer, COPD and Cardiovascular Disease. […]

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Prevent Cancer Foundation® visits McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation, recipient of $25,000 grant for lung cancer prevention program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org 703-519-2107 Alexandria, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® today is visiting McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation, recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Foundation to provide lung cancer prevention education and screening services. McLaren Northern Michigan will provide lung cancer screenings for 400 patients and education about […]

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Prevent Cancer Foundation hosts 15th annual Quantitative Imaging Workshop

MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke  Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org  703-837-3692 Alexandria, Va. — On November 5 and 6, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® brought together experts and leaders in science, policy and practice at the Quantitative Imaging Workshop XV: Lung Cancer, COPD and Cardiovascular Disease (QIW). The Workshop is a high-impact, multi-disciplinary forum for the advancement of quantitative CT imaging […]

Department of Defense to fund $10 million for melanoma research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org Alexandra, Va. — President Trump recently signed an appropriations bill, HR 6157, greenlighting funding for the Departments of Labor, Defense, and Health and Human Services in fiscal year 2019. The bill includes $10 million dollars for melanoma research, funded through the Department of Defense (DoD). Since 2009, […]

Image for Thomas Jefferson High School field hockey team scores big in championing cancer awareness

Thomas Jefferson High School field hockey team scores big in championing cancer awareness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT:  Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org  703-837-3692 Alexandria, Va.   On October 9, the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s junior varsity and varsity field hockey teams played hard on the field, but not for a trophy or title. Instead, the TJHSST field hockey teams played for cancer awareness in their […]

Patient Groups and Doctors Tell Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

Newswise — Washington (Sept. 19, 2018) – Colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and medical societies are calling on Congress to pass the CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act (S.3465/HR 1298). The bipartisan bill introduced in the US Senate today would provide Medicare coverage for screening CT Colonography (CTC) — commonly known as virtual colonoscopy. Colorectal […]

10th annual Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run Raised a Record $200,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org 703-837-3692 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Sunday, September 16, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® hosted its 10th annual Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run at Nationals Park, where hundreds of participants stepped up to the plate to support lifesaving cancer prevention and early detection programs across the country. The untimed […]