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The 2013 Amgen Tour shows it takes a team to beat cancer

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen on May 24th, 2013 | No Comments »
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What a wonderful eight days I recently spent with the Amgen Tour of California (AToC) cycling race, traveling in beautiful California from Escondido up to Santa Rosa! (Read my previous blog with further information about the AToC here). Congratulations to BMC Cycling, the overall group team winner, Tejay van Garderen, the overall individual winner and the honored Breakaway Mile Champions who helped share the message of cancer awareness, prevention and support. [caption id="attachment_10542" align="alignright" width="257"] Breakaway ...

2013 Amgen tour of California with Breakaway from Cancer is in full gear!

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen on May 15th, 2013 | No Comments »
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The California coast has welcomed the 2013 Amgen Tour of California (AToC) with beautiful blue skies and sunshine during the first half of America’s largest cycling event, now in its eighth year. Sixteen prestigious cycling teams from around the globe are competing in a treacherous 750 mile course that climbs almost 60,000 feet and runs from south to north for eight straight days/stages. It certainly has been a pleasure for me to be here at ...

Register now for the 2013 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run!

Posted by Allison Hutchins, Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run Chair on May 9th, 2013 | No Comments »
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I am honored and proud to be the chair of the 2013 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run. This will be the fourth year that I have taken part in this event and I am very excited to be a part of making this one a great success to help Stop Cancer Before it Starts! [caption id="attachment_10404" align="alignright" width="270"] Last year's 5K participants & volunteers pose with fan favorite Nationals' mascot Teddy![/caption] The countdown to the 5k continues ...

Attendees applaud the 2013 Dialogue for Action on Cancer Screening

Posted by Karen Peterson, Vice President of Programs on April 11th, 2013 | No Comments »
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This year, the Dialogue for Action expanded its focus to “cancer screening” from its earlier focus of “colorectal cancer screening” and it was a huge success, as you’ll see from the comments and data from the 2013 attendees in this blog. [caption id="attachment_10243" align="alignright" width="218"] Keynote speaker John Polanowicz, Massachusetts HHS Secretary, talks with Michael McCalla, MSHA, at a break.[/caption] The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Dialogue for Action on Cancer Screening: Hitting the Targets took place in Baltimore ...