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Foundation Debuts Cervical Cancer Prevention Infographic

Posted by PCF Admin on January 12th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
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Early Detection - Each January we observe National Cervical Health Awareness Month. It is a good time to reflect on the groundbreaking advancements that have been made in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Check out our new infographic to get the facts and see the history of a preventable cancer success story! To view a larger version of the infographic or download a pdf, visit the Prevent Cancer Foundation website's cervical cancer page.    

Gaming for Good: Charity Video Game Marathon Raises Over $145,000 for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen, Communications Associate on January 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Events - Opposable thumbs have served the human race well throughout history, providing important advances such as fine motor skills, the development of tools, becoming the most dominant species on the planet… and the ability to text. Opposable thumbs are also useful for playing video games and for raising over $145,000 for cancer prevention and early detection. [caption id="attachment_6243" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Gaming to "Stop Cancer Before It Starts!" SDA member at work"][/caption] That’s right! Members of Speed Demos Archive ...

Amgen Tour Hosting Courageous Rider Jersey Design Contest

Posted by Meghan Keane, Public Affairs, Policy & Advocacy Associate on | No Comments »
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Advocacy - Have you ever dreamed of participating in a charity bicycle tour, only to realize that you can’t bike 6 miles, let alone 600? Breakaway from Cancer is allowing people of all ages and physical abilities to participate in its Amgen Tour of California without breaking a sweat by participating in its design contest. Prevent Cancer Foundation is a proud partner in Breakaway from Cancer. Contestants ages 18 and older are invited to submit original designs ...

Improved Survival Rates the Result of Decades of Cancer Community Effort

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy on January 4th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - Today, the American Cancer Society released their annual report citing improved survival rates among cancer patients showing a decline in the number of deaths from cancer by 1.8% in men and 1.6% in women. We congratulate the American Cancer Society for their work and for the resources and services that they provide to cancer patients. The increase in survival cited in the report is the result of decades of research, education, screening and services provided by ...