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Claudia Henschke to speak at 2014 Dialogue for Action

Posted by Karen Peterson, Vice President, Programs on January 10th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce that Claudia Henschke, Ph.D., M.D., will speak on “Lung Cancer Screening: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going” at the 2014 Dialogue for Action™: Right-Sizing Cancer Screening. As a true pioneer in lung cancer screening and a tireless advocate for patients, Dr. Henschke will share this story as no other person can. Trained first in mathematical statistics and computer science before she decided to become a physician, Dr. Henschke ...

Double your impact in time for New Year’s

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 11th, 2013 | No Comments »
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December is a time for caring and giving from shopping for holiday presents to spending time with friends and loved ones. We have good news: due to a large grant, every donation between now and Tuesday, December 31 will be matched dollar for dollar. You will also receive a charitable deduction if you donate before the end of 2013. There is no better gift than the gift of cancer prevention and early detection - each year, ...

Prevent Cancer announces exciting new partnership with Dr. Ann!

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with respected wellness expert Dr. Ann Kulze, M.D. Dr. Ann is a highly esteemed physician, best-selling author and motivational speaker. She is a former member of Prevent Cancer’s Board of Directors and a current member of our Medical Advisory Board. The new resources cover a variety of health and wellness topics including healthy eating, smart grocery shopping, getting picky kids to eat right and staying ...

2013 GLCC lung cancer survey gauges symptom awareness, smoking prevalence

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on November 21st, 2013 | No Comments »
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According to a recent survey investigating awareness of lung cancer symptoms and smoking prevalence, over 70% of surveyed Americans could name symptoms of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer in the U.S. for both men and women. The survey also found that overall, 18% of people were current smokers while 56% had never smoked regularly. Among the other notable findings were that American women are more likely to say that they have never smoked than ...