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Epic Poker to Hold Charity Tournament for Bad Beat on Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on October 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Epic Poker will hold a No-Limit Hold’em charity tournament to benefit Bad Beat on Cancer (BBoC), an initiative of the Prevent Cancer Foundation on December 12, 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The $240 buy-in tournament will offer $100 re-buys for the first four levels with an optional $100 add-on opportunity for double chips at the end of the fourth level. One hundred percent of all prize money will be donated to Prevent Cancer ...

5K Donations Help Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Senior Associate, Individual Giving on October 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
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THANK YOU to all participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers who helped raise nearly $70,000 for the 3rd Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K, held September 24, 2011. More than 400 registered participants, including 34 teams and 25 pets, took steps to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection, helping the Foundation further its vision to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!  A special thank you goes to Chilli Amar, MIX 107.3 radio personality, for being the ...

UNITY ON CAPITOL HILL AT LAST!

Posted by Lisa McGovern, Executive Director, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on September 29th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Those frustrated by current tensions and bitterness on Capitol Hill would have relished the warmth and unity as a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members, their spouses and family members gathered for the 19th annual Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness Awards luncheon.  The theme was Celebrating 20 years of Families Who Serve, an observance of the 20 year milestone of the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention program founded in 1991. (The Prevent Cancer Foundation program provides ...

Katherine Kennedy: Take Steps, Save Lives at Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K

Posted by Katherine Kennedy on September 19th, 2011 | 2 Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K is just 5 days away, and I’m so excited that my team, “KK’s Cancer Kickers” is going strong with 60 members, and we're almost to our fundraising goal of $10,000, making us the top fundraising team! [caption id="attachment_5023" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Katherine Kennedy and Washington Post Live Host Ivan Carter warm up at the 2010 Prevent Cancer Fdn 5k"][/caption] Like everyone else, I’ve been touched by cancer through my family and friends. That’s ...