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Cancer Prevention

Prevent Cancer promotes men’s health for Movember

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 26th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Yesterday mustaches were the “norm” at Virginia Theological Seminary. Prevent Cancer staff members spent the afternoon at Men’s Health Day in Scott Lounge, educating attendees about cancer prevention and early detection and handing out “prevention goody bags” filled with sunglasses, lip balm, carabiners, pens and informational materials. Many “mobrothers” and “mosistas” stopped by to chat about the importance of taking care of yourself and knowing your family history. Joined by Men’s Health Network, registered dietician Sarah ...

The Prevent Cancer Fantasy Football Challenge

Posted by Jessie Edington, Development and Event Coordinator on November 25th, 2013 | No Comments »

On Wednesday November 6, friends, family and colleagues gathered at the Bayou in Georgetown to participate in the third annual draft night fundraiser for the Prevent Cancer Fantasy Football Challenge, a fun filled evening of competition and strategy to support Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission of saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection. The Prevent Cancer Fantasy League is made up of 16 teams divided into 4 divisions and is a “mini-season” within the traditional NFL ...

STOP IT!

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 15th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Stop what, you ask? Stop cancer! Each year, more than 1.6 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer and more than 580,000 will die from the disease. Research shows that up to 60 percent of cancer cases and more than 50 percent of cancer deaths are preventable. It’s time to step up and STOP IT! The Prevent Cancer Foundation is kicking off the giving season with #GivingTuesday, an official call for donations on December 3 following ...

#GivingTuesday: Changing the world at the click of a mouse

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 6th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Some say that we are living in an age without dinner conversation. Teenagers and twenty-somethings snapchat, tweet and text at the table and our Twitter feeds function as newspapers. Social media is everywhere, decreasing in-person human interactions and increasing “screen time.” What’s hunched over, red-eyed and always staring at its iPhone? Someone living in the age of social media. But these technological tools can be used for good. #GivingTuesday, a movement taking place on December 3 ...