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Colorectal Cancer

Screening Saves Lives National Challenge: Vote and Make a Difference!

Posted by Suzette Smith, Director, Partnerships for Colorectal Cancer Screening on April 25th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Voting has begun for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives National Challenge. The purpose of the Challenge is to champion community projects in colorectal cancer screening/awareness. The Foundation was thrilled to receive 11 applications in this first year of holding the Challenge! Voting is open until May 6; don’t miss the chance to vote for the project you think will make the biggest difference. Only the top vote-getters will move on to the ...

Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ Visits the California Department of Public Health

Posted by Janet Hudson on April 13th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Marking a milestone in the advancement of public health, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commemorated the 10-yr anniversary of the CDPH laboratory in Richmond, California on April 6th by bringing the Prevent Cancer SuperColon™  to the campus along with demonstrations of other public health programs. The celebration occurred during National Public Health Week and underscored the vital role the laboratory plays in enabling scientists to identify and track diseases and contaminations.  "As one ...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Dialogue Leads to Action

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on March 31st, 2011 | No Comments »
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Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US among men and women combined. Screening can prevent colorectal cancer, or detect it earlier, when treatment is more successful. That is why the Prevent Cancer Foundation held its 13th annual Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening: [caption id="attachment_3689" align="alignright" width="307" caption="(From L. to R.) Kamin VanGuilder, Chyke Doubeni and Barry Berger"][/caption] Prevention Now for a Healthier Tomorrow on March 23 through March 25 ...

A Cold Day for the Super Colon in Music City

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & C.O.O. on March 30th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Nashville is known as the home of country music, Southern hospitality and warm weather. The morning of Saturday, March 26 dawned – and as luck would have it – it was windy and cold. But that didn’t stop the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Super Colon exhibit at Nashville’s Farmers’ Market. What started out as a slow morning quickly began to change about the time “Elvis” was in the market. Folks loaded down with their fresh fruits and ...