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Shop for Prevention: Tis the Season for Giving

Posted by Tanya Blue, Acting Managing Director, Development on November 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Shop for Prevention this holiday season and your gifts will benefit cancer prevention research, education and community outreach programs nationwide. It’s that time of the year again when we start checking the store circulars for the best deals on holiday gifts for our friends, family and co-workers. This year you can shop with a purpose by shopping with Prevent Cancer Foundation Shop for Prevention friends and partners that have agreed to designate a portion of the ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation News Round-Up

Posted by PCF Admin on November 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »

The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s weekly look at news from around the web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving Health is not only about eating well and exercising. Be healthy this Thanksgiving by giving thanks! People who offer gratitude are happier and take better care of their bodies than those who do not, according to this article. (SanDiegoMagazine.com) Take that, Stretch! Short people burn ...

Leading Cancer Organizations Urge Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Review

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy on November 19th, 2010 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation joined with the Lung Cancer Alliance and the American Legacy Foundation to send a letter to Carolyn M. Clancy M.D., the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), urging the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to take immediate action to change their current rating for CT scans. The USPSTF is an independent panel of primary care providers that publish “Recommendation Statements” on all cancer screenings. The USPSTF’s guidelines ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation News Round-Up

Posted by Prevent Cancer Fdn staff on November 12th, 2010 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s weekly look at news from around the web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds A recent study suggests that annual CT scans can greatly reduce the lung cancer death rate, and possibly detect other serious illnesses. (New York Times) Many Americans Caught In Cycle Of Stress And Unhealthy Ways To Manage It Nobody likes to be stressed – but there are side effects that you ...