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Prevention a Highlight of ASCO Breakaway from Cancer Policy Roundtable

Posted by Lisa Hughes on June 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Friday night, I had the pleasure of listening to a dynamic policy discussion hosted by the Breakaway from Cancer campaign.  Carolyn Aldigé, the founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, represented us on the panel consisting of two nationally recognized oncologists, leadership of our Breakaway from Cancer partners, and actor Patrick Dempsey who joined the meeting by videoconference. The discussion, appropriately titled Striking the Balance: Community Experts Come Together for High-Level Dialogue on Cancer Care, covered issues ...

Andrea Roane Highlights Foundation’s ¡Celebremos la vida! Program

Posted by Jessica Abeita on June 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Even though I’m a pretty shy person I was ready to jump in front of the WUSA News9 cameras to talk about the ¡Celebremos la vida! program with Andrea Roane, WUSA 9 news anchor and a Sustaining Director on the Board of Directors of the Foundation. I was more than happy to talk about Celebremos! This great program is one of the cornerstone outreach programs of the Foundation. For those who are reading this before ...

Breakaway Day 5: Winners in Bakersfield

Posted by Katie Lapides on May 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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Lisa and I had a little free time yesterday morning, and saw our opportunity to jump on the winners podium!  As we follow the Breakaway from Cancer Tour, we see lots of winners. There are lots of winners everywhere. These winners are the lifestyle winners, the people who find information on cancer prevention and general health and use it to change deleterious habits into healthful ones in order that they may take consistent good care of themselves - ...

Breakaway Day 4: A Festival in Modesto

Posted by Lisa Hughes on May 20th, 2010 | No Comments »
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The city of Modesto, CA welcomed the Breakaway from Cancer Tour with open arms.  The Mayor of Modesto joined us, along with many members of the community who were active participants in the ceremonies of Stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California (ATOC.)  What a great city in which to start off my journey with the ATOC and Breakaway from Cancer. Meeting Modesto, Sharing Experiences While I spent the day in Modesto at the Lifestyle Festival, ...