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Behind the Scenes at the State of the Union

Posted by PCF Admin on January 25th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Community Outreach - There has been a great deal written and said before, during and after last night’s State of the Union address. While wading through news, blogs, tweets and Facebook posts, this tweet from Congresswoman Lois Capps caught my eye and brought a smile to my face.     [caption id="attachment_6356" align="alignright" width="358" caption="Freda Manzullo, Rep. Lois Capps, and Steve Andrews with daughter, broadcaster Erin Andrews at the 2011 Congressional Families Cancer Prevention awards luncheon"][/caption] This seating arrangement at the State of the Union (SOTU) – Rep. Capps (Democrat- California) sitting next to Rep. Don Manzullo, (Republican- Illinois) -- was sparked by a Congressional Families Cancer Prevention awards lunch last September. Both the Manzullo and Capps families have been touched by cancer and both are passionate about doing all they can to prevent other families from experiencing this pain.  We honored Representative Capps for her work as a cancer advocate in Congress.  At that time we also recognized Mrs. Don (Freda) Manzullo, a courageous cancer survivor who has used her experience and talents to raise awareness and funds. In the midst of all the partisan talk this political season, it is comforting to know that there is common ground to be found.  The fight against cancer must ...

Healthy Recipes: Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on January 19th, 2012 | No Comments »
Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Healthy Eating - Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: Our oven-baked zucchini sticks taste every bit as good as their deep-fried brethren with only a fraction of the fat and calories. Serve with a side of your favorite marinara sauce for dipping. Recipe Ingredients: Canola or olive oil cooking spray 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium), cut into 1/2-by-3-inch sticks 2 large egg whites, ...

CAMR Support Key to Advancing Regenerative Medicine

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy 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 ...

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 -- ...