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By empowering local community leaders, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® implements lifesaving cancer prevention and early detection programs within diverse populations.

Cancer prevention and early detection outreach to all populations is an important part of the mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. For many years, the Foundation has been active in the community through its outreach programs promoting prevention and early detection. These outreach efforts include:

¡Celebremos la vida!

Started in 1994, Celebremos is a breast and cervical cancer education and early detection program for medically underserved women in the Hispanic community.
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Campeonas Breast Health Outreach

A new addition to the Celebremos program is Campeonas contra el cáncer de seno (“Champions against Breast Cancer”), a culturally appropriate educational outreach project developed in 2012 by a bilingual, bicultural team in the Washington DC area. The project trains Latina women over 40 who have had a recent mammogram to “start a conversation” with their friends and family about the importance of breast cancer screening. The training uses role play and other interactive exercises to engage the Campeonas!
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Community Grants program

Launched in 2006, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Community Grants program support local cancer awareness education and screening programs across the United States for all populations, especially underserved communities.
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Congressional Families

The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program is a bipartisan network of spouses of Members of the House, the Senate, Cabinet and Supreme Court who share an interest in advancing cancer prevention, early detection and education.
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State Fairs

Since 1993, the Foundation has collaborated with medical and congressional partners to provide health education and screening at state and health fairs.
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Resources

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News | May 11, 2018USPSTF releases new finalized recommendations for prostate cancer screening
News | May 3, 2018Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program hosts webcast on social determinants of health
News | Apr 30, 2018How to self check for testicular cancer
News | Apr 19, 2018What your zip code says about your health [webcast]
News | Apr 18, 2018“Check Your Mate” seminar
News | Apr 16, 2018National Minority Health Month
News | Feb 27, 2018Celebrity Big Brother winner and Broadway star Marissa Jaret Winokur wants you to Think About the Link® between HPV and cancer
News | Feb 22, 2018Dialogue with Project ECHO’s Erika Harding
News | Dec 11, 2017Yep Roc Records Signs Alejandro Escovedo
News | Nov 28, 2017BizBash selects Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala as one of Washington’s top 100 events, #4 in the Benefits category
Video | Nov 7, 2017Breast Cancer Awareness PSA
Video | Nov 7, 2017Campaign Overview Video
Document | Nov 7, 2017Campaign Overview Document
News | Nov 2, 2017Media Advisory for November 5–Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run and Health Fair
Story | Oct 26, 2017The 5k was a journey for all of us: Honoring a loved one at the Prevent Cancer 5k
News | Oct 5, 2017How to reach out in YOUR district or state seminar
Story | Oct 5, 2017Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness Awards luncheon celebrates 25 years
News | Sep 29, 2017Prevent Cancer Foundation® provides nearly $300,000 in international grants
News | Sep 28, 2017Bipartisan event celebrates 25 years honoring cancer leaders
News | Sep 14, 2017Broadway star and Tony Award-winner wants you to Think About the Link® between viruses and cancer
Video | Sep 12, 2017Marissa Jaret Winokur wants you to Think About the Link®
News | Sep 8, 2017Prevent Cancer Foundation® Awards $250,000 in Community Grants
News | Sep 7, 2017Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $250,000 in community grants
News | Aug 29, 2017The Super Colon from coast to coast
News | Aug 23, 2017Vaccines can lower your cancer risk
News | Jul 31, 2017College of American Pathologists Foundation teams with Prevent Cancer Foundation® to curb cancer in Appalachia
News | Jul 20, 2017Prevent Cancer Foundation® reaches underserved rural communities
News | Jul 19, 2017My sister, my hero
News | Jul 13, 2017Media Advisory: Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to share personal cancer story and talk about the importance of HPV vaccination
News | Jun 29, 2017Think About the Link® on Capitol Hill
News | Jun 13, 2017Breast Health Education for Young Women Seminar
News | Jun 8, 2017Dialogue 2017—not a moment wasted
News | May 25, 2017Healing through music
News | May 3, 2017Navigating women to healthier lives
Video | May 1, 2017Think About the Link® PSA featuring Alejandro Escovedo (60 sec)
Video | May 1, 2017Think About the Link® PSA featuring Alejandro Escovedo (30 sec)

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