Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Top 5 Reasons to Visit

Posted by PCF Admin on March 14th, 2012 | No Comments »

Education - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s website brings together organizations and individuals to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and to encourage those who are at risk to get screened. Here are the top five reasons why YOU should check out Screening Saves: Learn about colorectal cancer. Over 143,000 people in the US are expected to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2012. Yet, it is preventable, treatable and beatable! Visit the site to learn about colorectal cancer prevention, risk factors and screening options. Send a Screen-A-Gram. Remind your loved ones to get screened by sending a fun personalized screen-a-gram. It takes seconds to send but it could save a life. Share your story. The Foundation knows that cancer touches many lives: consider submitting a story to share about how it touched yours. [caption id="attachment_6207" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Prevent Cancer Super Colon"][/caption] Join Our Community. Our community is a place where you can interact online with individuals interested in colorectal cancer screening across the country. Discuss new ideas, learn about screening efforts in other states, share experiences and vote for 2012 National Challenge entries. Apply for the 2012 National Challenge. The purpose of the National Challenge is to champion “grass-roots” community projects in colorectal cancer screening and awareness and engage participating organizations in an online ...

My Meatless March: Week 2

Posted by Liona Chan, Communications Associate on March 13th, 2012 | No Comments »

Healthy Eating - It has been a little over a week since I started my Meatless March and so far it is going pretty well. My co-worker Lauren Antognoli read my previous blog post and has also decided to give up meat for the month. I’m so glad to have someone to go through this with me! [caption id="attachment_6677" align="alignright" width="260" caption="Blackened ahi tuna steaks with grilled asparagus and homemade mango salsa"][/caption] So as I’m sure you all are wondering, ...

Healthy Recipes: Half-Hour Chili

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on March 9th, 2012 | No Comments »
Half-Hour Chili

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: This truly tasty half-hour vegetarian chili is made possible by using convenient canned beans and tomatoes (no pantry should be without them). Whole-grain bulgur adds another layer of toothsome texture and nutritional heft. This chili is relatively mild, so it’s a good crowd-pleaser. If you like it spicy, add extra chili powder or serve with hot sauce. Recipe Ingredients: 1 tablespoon ...

We Need a Hero in the Fight Against Cancer!

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy on March 8th, 2012 | No Comments »

Advocacy - Prevent Cancer Foundation is honored to be a partner in the Breakaway from Cancer campaign. Breakaway from Cancer raises awareness about the resources the coalition’s members provide to the public, including information about cancer prevention, support during treatment, insurance assistance, and survivorship. As part of the campaign, we will be honoring Individuals from four communities in California during the2012 Amgen Tour of California.  You can now nominate yourselves or others to be a Breakaway from Cancer® ...