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First Grant Leads to HPV Vaccine

Posted by Janet Hudson on August 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
Anna R. Giuliano, PhD

Anna R Giuliano, PhD Director of Cancer Prevention H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center  In 1991, I was a young scientist who received my first research grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation for my study of the human papillomavirus (HPV).  This award enabled me to establish the methodology for measuring the HPV DNA infection.  The lessons learned gave me the ability to propose and develop the trials of the first FDA-approved vaccine against HPV, the one you’ve heard so ...

Bowling for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Posted by Prevent Cancer on March 3rd, 2010 | No Comments »
Bowling

Philanthropy can come at any age. Parents try to teach their children to give, share with others, and honor their elders. Bryan Evans’s parents have much to be proud of in their 17 year-old son. Bryan was touched by cancer at an early age. In March 2002, his grandfather, Charles Finegan, passed away from colon cancer. The lost of his beloved grandfather was difficult for Bryan, and he channeled those emotions into the driving force in ...

Making a Difference Locally – PCF Community Grants

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Volunteer

Reaching out to individuals in soup kitchens, at health fairs and through local radio Programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grantees are making a difference in rural and urban communities. Facing limited resources and large undeserved populations, the five community grantees have made a tremendous impact in their communities by providing valuable cancer prevention education and screening services. Here is a snapshot of the Foundation’s community grant work: Chenango health Network, Chenango County, Ny— The Chenango ...

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon Comes to a Community Near You

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Super Colon formatted for Convio

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon is coming to your community. The 2010 tour will kick off on March 3 in San Diego, CA to celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This unique educational exhibit will stop in major cities across the country in such public venues as parks, plazas, and health care centers. Besides visiting Seaport Village in San Diego, CA, the Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ will also visit the Dempsey Center at the Central Maine ...