Packers & Cologuard Launch Cancer Awareness Campaign

The Green Bay Packers and Exact Sciences, the manufacturer of Cologuard, are teaming up to promote colorectal cancer awareness throughout the 2017 football season. Colon cancer took the life of legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi at age 57 and almost 50 years later remains the No. 2 cancer killer in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite being considered one of the most preventable yet least prevented forms of cancer and having high survival rate when treated early, millions of Americans are still reluctant to get screened for colon cancer or are not getting screened at recommended intervals. Read more

Green Bay Packers Launch Packers vs. Cancer Initiative this October

Each October, the Green Bay Packers and the NFL have customarily teamed up to raise awareness for breast cancer and to recognize breast cancer survivors. This year, the NFL and all 32 teams will be working together to raise awareness for various kinds of cancers, including breast cancer.

With these enhanced cancer awareness efforts in mind, the Packers are launching Packers Vs. Cancer, an initiative aimed at raising awareness of all cancers. Read more

Packers vs. Cancer Campaign

GREEN BAY, Wisc. (WBAY) The Green Bay Packers announce a brand new opponent they’re taking over this season, an opponent a lot harder than a Lion, Bear or Viking. As gamers put together to battle opposing groups this season, the Packers group proclaims at this time its dedication to battle most cancers. Read more

Green Bay Packers Announce New Cancer Initiative for October

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Packers will launch a new cancer initiative this October. Each October, the Packers and the NFL have teamed up to raise awareness for breast cancer and to recognize breast cancer survivors. This year however, the NFL and all 32 teams will be working together to raise awareness for all types of cancer, including breast cancer. Read more

Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation Expanding Nationally

Milwaukee-based Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation has announced it is expanding its work nationally. 

The foundation, which launched in 1971 to support cancer research and education in memory of former Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi, has primarily raised funds through events in southeastern Wisconsin until now. Read more

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