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

Posted by PCF Admin on October 27th, 2011 | No Comments »

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 since then, it has reach more that 13.6 million viewers with important messaging about cancer prevention and early detection, as well as treatment and support. This collaborative partnership afforded the Prevent Cancer Foundation a unique opportunity to be involved with a powerful film on breast cancer. It also offered the Foundation a platform to educate millions of Americans on the importance of cancer prevention and early detection through several of our newly-produced Public Service Announcements (PSAs). This month, “Out of Work” and “Self Examination” have aired repeatedly on Lifetime Television and can be viewed on Lifetime’s website. The Foundation’s Marketing & Communications staff worked tirelessly for several weeks with Wicked+, and Atlanta-based Shadowlight Pictures, (both companies donating their services for the cause), on the development of ...

Epic Poker to Hold Charity Tournament for Bad Beat on Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on October 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment »

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 ...

Healthy Protein Should Be Eaten Throughout the Day

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on October 25th, 2011 | 2 Comments »

Healthy Eating - Research presented at the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Annual Food and Nutrition Conference suggests ingesting more protein over the course of one’s entire day instead of concentrating it during dinner time. As we age it becomes harder for our bodies to synthesize muscle proteins and keep our lean muscle mass. However, simply eating more protein is not the answer. Currently, servings from the protein group are limited because of heart-unhealthy saturated fat and a desire ...

Healthy Recipes: Tomato & Olive-Stuffed Portobello Caps

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on October 21st, 2011 | No Comments »
Tomato-&-Olive-Stuffed Portobello Caps

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: Portobello caps make excellent mini casseroles. Here, they hold a tomato, cheese and olive stuffing that grills up to a smoky perfection. Serve them with whole-wheat couscous and a mixed green salad for an easy meal. Recipe Ingredients: 2/3 cup chopped plum tomatoes 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary or ...