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Healthy Recipes: Salmon Chowder

Posted by PCF Admin on January 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
Salmon Chowder

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: The flavor of this salmon chowder is greatly enhanced by adding either fresh dill or dried tarragon: each herb lends its own distinctively different and appealing character to the soup. Even if you don’t keep instant mashed potatoes in your pantry, it’s worth picking some up for this soup. They give the soup a thick, chowder texture without any heavy cream or butter. Leftover mashed potatoes work too, but give a slightly less-velvety texture. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/3 cup chopped carrot 1/3 cup chopped celery 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups water 1 12-ounce skinned salmon fillet, preferably wild-caught (see Note and Tip) 2 1/2 cups frozen cauliflower florets, thawed and coarsely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives or scallions or 1 1/2 tablespoons dried chives 1 1/3 cups instant mashed potato flakes (see Note) or 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper to taste Recipe Steps: Heat oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add carrot and celery and cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables just ...

Foundation Debuts Cervical Cancer Prevention Infographic

Posted by Phuong Tran, Communications Intern on January 12th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
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Early Detection - Each January we observe National Cervical Health Awareness Month. It is a good time to reflect on the groundbreaking advancements that have been made in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Check out our new infographic to get the facts and see the history of a preventable cancer success story! To view a larger version of the infographic or download a pdf, visit the Prevent Cancer Foundation website's cervical cancer page.    

Gaming for Good: Charity Video Game Marathon Raises Over $145,000 for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen, Communications Associate on January 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Events - Opposable thumbs have served the human race well throughout history, providing important advances such as fine motor skills, the development of tools, becoming the most dominant species on the planet… and the ability to text. Opposable thumbs are also useful for playing video games and for raising over $145,000 for cancer prevention and early detection. [caption id="attachment_6243" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Gaming to "Stop Cancer Before It Starts!" SDA member at work"][/caption] That’s right! Members of Speed Demos Archive ...

Amgen Tour Hosting Courageous Rider Jersey Design Contest

Posted by Meghan Keane, Public Affairs, Policy & Advocacy Associate on | No Comments »
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Advocacy - Have you ever dreamed of participating in a charity bicycle tour, only to realize that you can’t bike 6 miles, let alone 600? Breakaway from Cancer is allowing people of all ages and physical abilities to participate in its Amgen Tour of California without breaking a sweat by participating in its design contest. Prevent Cancer Foundation is a proud partner in Breakaway from Cancer. Contestants ages 18 and older are invited to submit original designs ...