Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Amgen Tour Hosting Courageous Rider Jersey Design Contest

Posted by PCF Admin on January 11th, 2012 | 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 for Amgen’s Most Courageous Rider Jersey, which is awarded at the end of each day to a cyclist who “best exemplifies the character of those engaged in the fight against cancer – courage, sacrifice, inspiration, determination and perseverance.” The contestant whose design is chosen will win the grand prize package, which includes a trip for the winner and one guest to one Stage of the 2012 Amgen Tour of California, including round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and two VIP Hospitality passes. The winner will also receive an Amgen Tour of California merchandise package, and will get the chance to present the official jersey to the Most Courageous Rider winner during the awards ceremony! For those interested in entering the contest, further information can be found ...

Improved Survival Rates the Result of Decades of Cancer Community Effort

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy on January 4th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - Today, the American Cancer Society released their annual report citing improved survival rates among cancer patients showing a decline in the number of deaths from cancer by 1.8% in men and 1.6% in women. We congratulate the American Cancer Society for their work and for the resources and services that they provide to cancer patients. The increase in survival cited in the report is the result of decades of research, education, screening and services provided by ...

Speed Demos Archive Gears Up for 2nd 6 Day Marathon to benefit Prevent Cancer Foundation

Posted by Mike Uyama, Speed Demos Archive on January 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »
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Events - Speed Demos Archive, the internet’s leading source for video game speed run videos, is all about finishing games as quickly as possible, and we have videos of over 650 games done by players all across the world. [caption id="attachment_6185" align="alignright" width="240" caption="SDA Members at the 2011 "Awesome Games Done Quick""][/caption] Beginning tomorrow, we will be hosting an event where our site’s members will be using their skills to raise money for a fantastic organization—the Prevent Cancer Foundation. ...

Healthy Recipes: Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on December 23rd, 2011 | No Comments »
Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Healthy Eating - Servings: 16 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 3 1/2 hours (including cooling time) To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 4 up to 1 day ahead. Glaze and garnish (Step 5) shortly before serving. Equipment: 12-cup Bundt pan Recipe Description: You don't have to have pumpkin pie to still enjoy pumpkin and spice in a holiday dessert. This tender, moist cake uses pureed pumpkin to replace much of the fat and is delicately seasoned with classic seasonal flavors. Recipe Ingredients: Cake 1 ...