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Breakaway Day 3: Honors in Santa Cruz

Posted by Katie Lapides on May 19th, 2010 | No Comments »
Amgen's Steve Young, Marilyn Luma, and Bo Aldige

If you were watching the Amgen Tour of California coverage on Versus, you very likely saw Prevent Cancer Foundation President and Founder Carolyn (Bo) Aldigé in Santa Cruz, CA presenting the yellow jersey to David Zabriskie, winner of Stage 3 of the tour! Host City Events Today was a special day on the Tour. In four cities they have a “Breakaway Mile”, a walk for cancer survivors and their supporters. We and our three other Breakaway from ...

Breakaway Day 1: Sunny Sacramento

Posted by Katie Lapides on May 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Hello from a very sunny Sacramento, and the kick off of the Amgen Tour of California - and I was lathered up in sunscreen today! The Breakaway from Cancer initiative advocates a unique approach to preventing and surviving cancer—teams. Many of you may be wondering, how does one take a team approach to prevention? Well often times it takes team work for a family or a group of friends to eat healthfully, exercise and to remember to  ...

Rummage Sale to Raise Awareness

Posted by Brooke McGee on May 14th, 2010 | No Comments »
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After her grandmother was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, high school student Stephanie Brule set out on a mission: cancer prevention. Stephanie wanted to keep others from experiencing the pain her family had endured after her grandmother’s diagnosis, so she decided to host a rummage sale to benefit the Foundation. For two days, Stephanie and her friends sold various items that were collected from family, friends, and neighbors in Hampstead, New Hampshire. Stephanie’s event was ...

Prevent Cancer Super Colon visits San Francisco

Posted by Janet on May 13th, 2010 | No Comments »
Asian Heritage Festival

May 15 (Saturday) 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: The Foundation is thrilled to be working with the California Department of Public Health Colon Cancer Control Program to bring the “Prevent Cancer’s SuperColon” to San Francisco for the first time. The exhibit raises awareness about the importance of early colon cancer detection and encourages visitors to get screened for the disease. It shows you healthy colon tissues, as well as polyps at various stages. Unlike many ...