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Lifetime Movie FIVE Explores Breast Cancer’s Impact on People’s Lives

Posted by Eileen Sexton, Managing Director, Marketing & Communications on October 5th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Monday evening I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the screening of FIVE, a Lifetime Network film, in downtown Washington DC. The Prevent Cancer Foundation, along with six other cancer organizations, is a Coalition Partner. Before the screening, Dr. Jill Biden and Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made opening remarks and spoke of the importance of affordable, accessible and preventable breast cancer care for all women. FIVE is directed by some of Hollywood’s most sought after actresses, including Demi ...

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 ...

We Need to Stop Being So Shy about Prostate Cancer Awareness

Posted by Erin Andrews on October 3rd, 2011 | No Comments »
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It was a great honor to receive the Distinguished Service in Journalism Award from the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program this past week. It was such a wonderful moment as I was on the podium with my father, who I adore, as we accepted the award together for work we so strongly believe in. My father is my best friend, and we are dedicated to continue to get both men and women involved in prostate ...

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 ...