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Carolyn R. Aldige
President & Founder
Prevent Cancer Foundation
Saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, advocates and supports the prevention and early detection of cancer through research, education, outreach and advocacy.
The Prevent Cancer Foundation has been funding cancer prevention research since 1985, and our peer-reviewed grants and fellowships have been awarded to nearly 450 early-career scientists from leading academic medical centers nationwide.
Through its initiatives and programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation encourages people of all ages to take charge of their health by making smart lifestyle and nutrition choices, seeing their doctor regularly for checkups and health screenings, and monitoring their bodies for any changes that should be brought to the attention of medical professionals.
Cancer prevention and early detection outreach to all population is an important part of the mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation. For many years, the Foundation has been active in the community through its outreach programs promoting prevention and early detection.
The Foundation advocates for the policies at the federal level, within Congress and the Administration that supports these priorities.
Guide to Preventable CancersGuide to Preventable Cancers
This 23-page guide teaches you how to reduce your risk for cancer. Eight preventable cancers are highlighted with detailed information on risk factors, risk reduction and early detection, symptoms and treatment.
Prevent cancer 5k Walk/RunPrevent cancer 5k walk/run The Prevent Cancer 5K Walk/Run reinforces the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission to saving lives through a health fair and screenings following the 5K.
Know your family HistoryKnow your family History
To help determine your risk for cancer, complete this family medical history chart and share it with your health care professional and other family members.