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Prevent Cancer News Round-up: Week of Sept. 4 – Sept. 11

Posted by PCF Admin on September 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
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The below is the Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s weekly look at news from around the web in the wellness and cancer prevention communities. CDC Chief Says U.S. Smoking Rate of 20% is 'a paradox' After a 40-year decline, the U.S. smoking rate has hovered around 20% since 2005, although states with aggressive tobacco control programs have seen their rates drop as low as 13%, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Tuesday. (USA ...

Prevent Cancer News Round-up: Week of Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

Posted by PCF Admin on September 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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The below is the Prevent Cancer Foundation blog's weekly look at news from around the web in the wellness and cancer prevention communities. Vitamin D Affects Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer Genes New research shows that vitamin D may play a part in controlling genes linked to some cancers, dementia and autoimmune disorders. (cnn.com Blog) Moderate Exercise Could Help Prevent Cancer The World Cancer Research Fund reports that 10,000 cases of breast and bowel cancer could be avoided ...

An Intern’s Eye View of the Foundation

Posted by Michelle Stricklin on August 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
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When one thinks of summer, what usually comes to mind is going to the beach, hitting up the movies, tanning oil (or sun screen if you’re smart) and basically some good old rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. However, for the typical college student residing in the D.C. metropolitan area, the hustle and bustle of the city is much more intriguing. I have spent the last three months at the Prevent Cancer Foundation  as a Marketing and Communications ...