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Fun, easy and memorable ways to support the Prevent Cancer 5K

Posted by Allison Hutchins, Prevent Cancer 5K Walk/Run Chair on July 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Only three more months before the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run on Sunday, September 29 at the home of the Washington Nationals! Summer is a great time to gather friends, family and coworkers for an individual or team fundraising event or project that will support the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts! Want to support the Foundation’s work in cancer prevention and early detection, but don’t know where to start? Here are ...

“My Fair Wedding” Host David Tutera announces Facebook campaign to support the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s annual spring gala

Posted by David Tutera on February 5th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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I am thrilled and honored to once again be designing the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 19th Annual Spring Gala held on March 8, 2013 at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. This year’s theme is inspired by Italy’s treasured holiday, “la Festa della Donna” or Women’s Day, a celebration to honor women and their achievements. Being of Italian ancestry, I am particularly eager to capture the essence of Italian culture in the Gala décor. In support ...

Gamers turn passion into a mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on January 11th, 2013 | 6 Comments »
Members take a break from the intense nonstop speedruns.

The word “gamer” often conjures up images of someone sitting alone in front of the TV with a controller in hand, next to a box of pizza or can of Red Bull. The group Speed Demos Archives (SDA) proves that this stereotype just isn’t true. SDA is a tight-knit community of gamers that is showing how video games can be used for something truly noble and lifesaving - cancer prevention and early detection. [caption id="attachment_9307" align="alignright" ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation Nationals Game Night Recap

Posted by Dorothy Jean Abernathy, Development Associate and Events Coordinator on August 8th, 2012 | 2 Comments »
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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="259"] Melodie Barefield demonstrates LifeSpan Fitness Treadmill Desk[/caption] On August 4 the Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted their first Game Night at  Nationals Park to promote cancer prevention, early detection and our upcoming 5k. More than 1,500 game attendees walked away with free giveaways and got an exclusive look at the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k’s grand prize, the LifeSpan Fitness Treadmill Desk. The NL East division-leading Nationals beat the Miami Marlins with a 3-run lead. ...