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2012 Laurels Awards: Nominations Open!

Posted by PCF Admin on October 28th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Conferences - In 2012, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, in partnership with the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, will again recognize and celebrate leaders in cancer prevention from across the country at the tenth annual Cancer Prevention Laurels Luncheon which takes place at the Dialogue for Action conference. The Laurel was chosen because it is an ancient Roman symbol of tribute, honor, victory, merit and reward. To view a list of all past awardees, click here. Awards will be given in these categories to recognize work in all areas of cancer prevention and early detection: Cancer Prevention Laurel for National Leadership Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in cancer prevention and early detection at the national level.  Cancer Prevention Laurel for Innovative Programs Awarded to an individual who has developed and implemented an innovative program in cancer prevention and early detection. Cancer Prevention Laurel for Advocacy Awarded to an individual whose personal passion for improving cancer prevention and early detection has resulted in positive change in the public, professional or political arena. Last year’s recipients were Mary Doroshenk, MA, for National Leadership, Whitney Jones, MD, for advocacy and Sanja Percac-Lima, MD, PhD, DMD, for Innovative Programs. They are pictured above with Foundation president and founder, Carolyn Aldigé, at the 2011 Laurels ...

Healthy Recipes: Vegetarian Taco Salad

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on October 27th, 2011 | No Comments »
Vegetarian Taco Salad

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 1, cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days; reheat slightly before serving. Recipe Description: Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad. The rice and bean mixture can be made ahead and the salad quickly assembled at mealtime. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, ...

Lifetime Television Partnership Educates Millions on Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

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Education - This October, the Prevent Cancer Foundation was selected by A&E Networks and Lifetime Television to be a Coalition Partner for FIVE, one of its most high-profile films to date. Directed by some of Hollywood’s most sought after actresses, including Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, and Alicia Keys, FIVE is an anthology of short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on the lives of five individuals and their families. The movie premiered on October 10 and ...

Epic Poker to Hold Charity Tournament for Bad Beat on Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on October 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Events - Epic Poker will hold a No-Limit Hold’em charity tournament to benefit Bad Beat on Cancer (BBoC), an initiative of the Prevent Cancer Foundation on December 12, 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The $240 buy-in tournament will offer $100 re-buys for the first four levels with an optional $100 add-on opportunity for double chips at the end of the fourth level. One hundred percent of all prize money will be donated to Prevent Cancer ...