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Community leaders work together to prevent cancer

Posted by Rebecca Evans on December 6th, 2013 | 1 Comment »

Community Outreach - Collaborations between organizations are a great way to leverage resources for breast cancer screening and education. Our breast cancer screening program ¡Celebremos la vida! (Let’s Celebrate Life) provides free mammography screenings to underserved Latinas in the D.C. metro area and outside Chicago, Illinois. Our clinic partners are reaching more women with education and outreach activities every day and bringing new patients into their clinics to receive these essential cancer screening services. A significant community relationship has grown between the Spanish Catholic Center ¡Celebremos la Vida! clinic and Lighthouse Ministries International. Lady Cora-Dian Cameron (or as I call her, Sister Cameron) is first lady and wife of the pastor of Lighthouse Ministries International and was introduced to our Celebremos program through one of her church parishioners. Olga Pulgar-Vidal, our clinic coordinator at the Spanish Catholic Center, helps Sister Cameron’s friends and parishioners get screened for breast cancer. Like all of our coordinators, Olga helps patients navigate the health care system because she is dedicated to improving health outcomes and providing free or reduced services to those in need. Many of Sister Cameron’s parishioners didn’t know what resources were available to them before Olga began helping them and were afraid to navigate the health ...


Healthy recipe: Quinoa cakes with smoked salmon

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Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon

Healthy Eating - Yield: 32 (2-inch) cakes Servings: 32 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 3/4 hours To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate quinoa (Step 1) and lemon sour cream (Step 2) in separate containers for up to 1 day. Form quinoa cakes (Step 3) up to 6 hours ahead. Recipe Description: These crisp quinoa cakes spiked with smoked salmon and topped with lemony sour cream make a lovely appetizer. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1 1/4 cups water 2. 3/4 cup quinoa (see Tips) 3. 8 ounces smoked ...

What do Foghorn Leghorn and the Laurels Awards have in common?

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 5th, 2013 | No Comments »

Events - 2014 Laurels Awards nominations now open Submission deadline extended to Friday, December 20, 2013 Believe it or not, the beloved Looney Tunes© character Foghorn Leghorn has a connection to cancer prevention and the Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards. In fact, this iconic rooster was the centerpiece of an aggressive outreach campaign for colon cancer screening which began in March 2006 and was awarded an Honorary Cancer Prevention Laurel for Educational Outreach that same year. So, who will you nominate ...

Prevent Cancer announces exciting new partnership with Dr. Ann!

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Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with respected wellness expert Dr. Ann Kulze, M.D. Dr. Ann is a highly esteemed physician, best-selling author and motivational speaker. She is a former member of Prevent Cancer’s Board of Directors and a current member of our Medical Advisory Board. The new resources cover a variety of health and wellness topics including healthy eating, smart grocery shopping, getting picky kids to eat right and staying ...