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Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards – Nominations are open!

Posted by Lisa Berry on December 30th, 2014 | 1 Comment »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is now requesting nominations for our annual Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, January 26, 2015. The Prevent Cancer Foundation created the Cancer Prevention Laurels in 2003 to recognize and celebrate innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. The laurel is an ancient Roman symbol of tribute, honor, victory, merit and reward. Awards will be presented in the following three categories to recognize work ...

Support Cancer Prevention and Early Detection While You Shop

Posted by Lisa Berry on November 18th, 2014 | No Comments »
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The holidays are almost here, and many of us will be avoiding the long lines at the mall and doing our holiday shopping online instead. If you shop on Amazon, then you can check items off your to-do list AND support the Prevent Cancer Foundation at the same time! The Prevent Cancer Foundation has an ongoing partnership with AmazonSmile, a simple and automatic way for you to support the Prevent Cancer Foundation every time you shop, ...

Shop to prevent cancer this Halloween

Posted by Monique Smaby, Program & Communication Coordinator, Congressional Families Program on October 6th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Shop for a cause this Halloween. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership, and we just can’t mask our excitement! We teamed up with the folks at Masquerade Express and they will be donating ten percent of all proceeds to the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Masquerade Express has an extensive collection of costumes and accessories for women—not just for Halloween, but for any costume occasion. They offer a variety of elaborate masquerade gowns ...

Carolyn “Bo” Aldigé joins expert panel to discuss ways to move forward on lung cancer screenings

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Prevent Cancer Foundation President and Founder Carolyn “Bo” Aldigé will be speaking on an expert panel tomorrow, December 13, in San Francisco. Aldigé was invited to speak on the panel organized by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center by Scott D. Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D., Jennifer Malin, M.D., Ph.D. and Sean D. Sullivan, Ph.D. The panel will discuss the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) draft recommendations for annual low-dose computerized tomography (CT) lung cancer screenings for ...