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Healthy Recipes: Half-Hour Chili

Posted by PCF Admin on March 9th, 2012 | No Comments »
Half-Hour Chili

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: This truly tasty half-hour vegetarian chili is made possible by using convenient canned beans and tomatoes (no pantry should be without them). Whole-grain bulgur adds another layer of toothsome texture and nutritional heft. This chili is relatively mild, so it’s a good crowd-pleaser. If you like it spicy, add extra chili powder or serve with hot sauce. Recipe Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 3 medium onions, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1-2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 28-ounce can plus one 14-ounce can whole tomatoes, chopped, with juices 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 15-ounce cans red kidney beans, rinsed 1/3 cup bulgur (see Note) 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt for garnish 1/3 cup chopped scallions for garnish 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro for garnish Recipe Steps: Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onions, carrot, jalapeño, garlic, chili powder to taste and cumin. Cook, stirring often, until the onions and carrot are soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add tomatoes with their juices, sugar and salt; cook for 5 minutes over high heat. Reduce heat to low; stir in beans and bulgur. Simmer until the ...

We Need a Hero in the Fight Against Cancer!

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy on March 8th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Advocacy - Prevent Cancer Foundation is honored to be a partner in the Breakaway from Cancer campaign. Breakaway from Cancer raises awareness about the resources the coalition’s members provide to the public, including information about cancer prevention, support during treatment, insurance assistance, and survivorship. As part of the campaign, we will be honoring Individuals from four communities in California during the2012 Amgen Tour of California.  You can now nominate yourselves or others to be a Breakaway from Cancer® ...

Researcher Discusses Work on Tobacco-Related Cancer Disparities

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on March 7th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Research - This month we spoke with Jennifer Warren, PhD, CTTS, who received a fellowship from the Foundation in spring 2007 to design and test a smoking cessation website for urban African Americans.  We caught up with her to learn about her research on disparities in tobacco-related cancer and the impact of the Foundation’s funding on her career. 1.  What led you to the field of tobacco-related cancer research? As a PhD candidate at Pennsylvania State University, I was ...

Bad Beat on Cancer Raises More Than $125,000 During 2011 WSOP

Posted by JanJan on March 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »
2011 Bad Beat Thank You

Foundation News - Thank You! With the support of hundreds of players, Bad Beat on Cancer raised more than $125,000 at this year’s World Series of Poker ™ to help save lives through cancer prevention research, education and community outreach nationwide. Each year, nearly 1.6 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer, and sadly, over 550,000 will lose their battle. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is working to impact those statistics by funding research that unlocks the mysteries of cancer, and how ...