Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

“My Fair Wedding” Host David Tutera Debuts New Cancer Prevention PSA

Posted by PCF Admin on October 10th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Education - I was thrilled to hear that the Foundation was among a group of cancer organizations selected as a Coalition Partner for the upcoming Lifetime Network film Five--a story of five unique women and how breast cancer affects their lives.  What is amazing is that some of Hollywood’s elite actresses; Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore, Alicia Keyes, Penelope Spheeris and Patty Jenkins, have all come together to direct this powerful and heart-warming film. What is even more extraordinary about the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s involvement is the Public Service Announcements (PSAs) the Foundation has developed. I am extremely proud to share “Out of Work” which debuts during the premiere broadcast of Five, on Monday, October 10th at 9 p.m. (EST). I am tuning in to watch Five for many reasons, but seeing the “Out of Work” PSA is at the top of my list. The PSA campaign, staged in a support group setting, brings together many of the preventable cancers.  “Out Of Work” takes the unique approach of showing how anxious the cancers are becoming because Americans are learning about prevention steps like getting medical screenings, eating healthy, exercising, quitting smoking and knowing their family medical histories. I just love the line, “What if we ...

Breast Cancer Survivor Debuts New PSA, Calls for Early Detection

Posted by Holly Shaffner on | 6 Comments »
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Early Detection - As a breast cancer survivor, contributing to Breast Cancer Awareness month is so important to me. I’m honored and privileged to share my story about early detection. Every chance I get, I remind family, friends and perfect strangers that everyone has a mother, sister, aunt, best friend or co-worker whom they should be talking to about annual mammograms. The Prevent Cancer Foundation public service announcement (PSA) is a fabulous way to remind women that to ...

Know the Facts to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on October 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Early Detection - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take some time to learn about how to reduce your risk for breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the US. Knowing about general risk factors and your family medical history are steps in the right direction, followed by performing self-examinations and getting screened. Did you know that men can develop breast cancer as well? The good news is that the incidence of breast ...

Guide to Preventable Cancers for American Indian/Alaska Native Families Available!

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on October 5th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Education - Since 2007, the Foundation has been working with American Indian and Alaska Native partners on cancer awareness, education and screening. In 2008, the Foundation developed the Guide to Preventable Cancers for American Indian and Alaska Native Families. The guide serves as a resource to increase education and knowledge about cancer prevention and early detection. Recently, thanks to generous funding from Ortho Biotech, the Foundation updated this guide and is able to distribute it to organizations free ...