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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. The Foundation’s mission is saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection.

We believe in:

  • Reducing the cancer mortality rate by focusing individual behaviors, public policy and discussion, and research on prevention and early detection
  • Addressing all preventable cancers across all populations
  • Making prevention knowledge and early detection services more accessible for people in medically underserved communities
  • Collaborating with partners to maximize the effectiveness and reach of the prevention and early detection programs and message
  • Creating an energizing and productive workplace that people want to join

Leadership & Staff

The Foundation’s Board of Directors, Medical Advisory Board, Scientific Review Panel and staff each play a pivotal role in advancing the organization’s mission.

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Our History

In 1985, compelled by the memory of her late father, Edward P. Richardson, who had died of cancer one year earlier, Carolyn Aldigé embarked on a mission.

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Financials & Policies

Look over and download our latest tax filings or policy statements.

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Contact Prevent Cancer Foundation
Melissa Merson, Marketing and Communications Manager (703) 519-2107
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