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Daily Feats Challenge: Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by PCF Admin on February 7th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Wellness - While Sunday’s Superbowl festivities provided some exciting thrills and spills, the Monday morning hangover from consuming a mix of wings, pizza, beer and Tums may have left you feeling a little under the weather. Those New Year’s resolutions you just made last month probably already seem ages away. Join the Prevent Cancer Foundation and DailyFeats to renew those promises of a happy, healthy new year and take the “Stop Cancer Before it Starts!” challenge. DailyFeats is a free website (and an app for your iPhone) where your earned points from completing positive actions can be used for rewards cards or, thanks to a partnership with Cigna,  donate your points to support charities like the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Small, positive steps are key in achieving a goal, and DailyFeats helps you every step of the way, providing motivation and encouragement from community, family and friends. You can greatly reduce your risk of cancer by taking simple steps like eating healthy, exercising, getting regular screenings and not smoking. Who knew that cancer prevention was that simple? Make the decision to own your own health and join Prevent Cancer and DailyFeats today to make (or renew) your commitment to a healthy, cancer-free future!

Keynote Panel to Tackle Healthcare Cost and Quality

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on February 6th, 2012 | No Comments »
2011 Dialogue_Print Newsletter

Conferences - The Foundation is gearing up for its 14th annual Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening: Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Challenge from March 22-23 in Baltimore. Each year, the Dialogue for Action brings together a diversity of stakeholders committed to increasing colorectal cancer screening for all communities. Health professionals attending the 2012 conference will tackle issues that impact everyone, such as how to ensure quality healthcare at an affordable cost and how preventive services like cancer ...

Foundation Continues Commitment to Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening & Education

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on February 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »
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Regular Screening - As we celebrate National Cancer Prevention Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation reflects on its deep commitment to “Stop Cancer Before It Starts!” One area in which the Foundation has made and continues to make a significant contribution is breast cancer and cervical cancer screening for women who would not have the access or the means to obtain these services. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to support the following breast health and breast cancer screening and ...

Healthy Recipes: Avocado-Corn Salsa

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on February 2nd, 2012 | No Comments »
Avocado-Corn Salsa

Healthy Eating - Servings: 2 Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Recipe Description: This colorful salsa comes together in a snap with avocado, frozen corn and ripe tomato. Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 avocado, diced 1/2 cup thawed frozen corn kernels 1 plum tomato, chopped 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro Lime juice to taste Salt to taste Recipe Steps: Combine avocado, corn, tomato and cilantro in a small bowl. Add lime juice and salt to taste. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: 99 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 ...