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CAMR Support Key to Advancing Regenerative Medicine

Posted by PCF Admin on January 18th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Advocacy - Those of us working in policy and advocacy understand that coalitions organized around specific issues can be an effective way of leveraging diverse expertise and resources to impact an issue. Prevent Cancer works with multiple coalitions, and has led and participated in efforts as diverse as raising awareness about colorectal cancer and access to screening coverage, increasing funding for medical research, and ensuring quality health care for all individuals. Since 2001, Prevent Cancer Foundation has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR). This coalition consists of over 100 universities, hospitals, provider organizations, professional societies, and nationally-recognized patient groups with an interest in advancing the field of regenerative medicine. For the past two years, I had the honor of working with the members and Board of Directors of CAMR in the office of President. In recent years, the field has seen both advancement and setbacks related to policy. Significant progress has been made in implementing the guidelines governing funding of embryonic stem cell research as directed by President Barack Obama’s 2009 Executive Order that the CAMR community so diligently advocated for. In the last fiscal year the National Institutes of Health designated ...

Chris Moorman Joins Team 1%

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. Vice President & COO on January 17th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Events - We are delighted to announce Chris “Moorman1” Moorman, the top ranked online player in the world has joined Bad Beat on Cancer’s Team 1%. First up for Chris as a member of Team 1%, is the landmark Aussie Millions to be held on January 22, 2012. [caption id="attachment_6286" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Photo Credit: Cardplayer.com"][/caption] Chris joins hundreds of professional and amateur players, across the country and around the world, which help fund the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s work to -- ...

Healthy Recipes: Salmon Chowder

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media 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 ...

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.