Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Speed Demos Archive Gears Up for 2nd 6 Day Marathon to benefit Prevent Cancer Foundation

Posted by PCF Admin on January 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »
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Events - Speed Demos Archive, the internet’s leading source for video game speed run videos, is all about finishing games as quickly as possible, and we have videos of over 650 games done by players all across the world. [caption id="attachment_6185" align="alignright" width="240" caption="SDA Members at the 2011 "Awesome Games Done Quick""][/caption] Beginning tomorrow, we will be hosting an event where our site’s members will be using their skills to raise money for a fantastic organization—the Prevent Cancer Foundation. From January 4 -9, we will hold a video game charity marathon called “Awesome Games Done Quick 2012.”  Approximately 80 of our site's community members will gather together at the Chevy Chase 4-H community center to play through over 100 different games non-stop as fast as they can. These games range from NES classics such as Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man 2, to recent titles such as Portal 2 and Halo: Reach.  The entire event will be streamed live via justin.tv on our front page and all the while, we’ll be taking donations for PCF. [caption id="attachment_6190" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="(L. to R.) Speed Demos Archive members Mike Uyama, Chip Vogel and Timothy Peters with Prevent Cancer Foundation E.V.P. & COO Jan Bresch and Special Events ...

Healthy Recipes: Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on December 23rd, 2011 | No Comments »
Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Healthy Eating - Servings: 16 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 3 1/2 hours (including cooling time) To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 4 up to 1 day ahead. Glaze and garnish (Step 5) shortly before serving. Equipment: 12-cup Bundt pan Recipe Description: You don't have to have pumpkin pie to still enjoy pumpkin and spice in a holiday dessert. This tender, moist cake uses pureed pumpkin to replace much of the fat and is delicately seasoned with classic seasonal flavors. Recipe Ingredients: Cake 1 ...

Healthy Holiday Memories

Posted by Tony Pelton, Communications Intern on December 22nd, 2011 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Growing up in a free-spirited Northern California household, my family celebrates the holidays a little differently. Out is the normally rich holiday fare and in with the simple, healthy, vegetable based holiday feast. My family tends to go fairly light in the appetizers department, focusing on smaller amounts of tasty and simple dishes. A recent favorite has been my father’s carrot purée for dipping raw vegetables such as cucumber, broccoli and cauliflower. Carrot purée is quick ...

Researcher Q & A with Lauren Trepanier, DVM, PhD

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on December 20th, 2011 | No Comments »
Sarah AbouElSeoud

Research - [caption id="attachment_6109" align="alignright" width="166" caption="Photo Credit: University of Wisconsin-Madison"][/caption] The Foundation is proud to highlight the breast cancer research of Lauren Trepanier, DVM, PhD, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Trepanier received a two-year grant from the Foundation in spring 2008 to examine whether specific enzymes present in the human breast are associated with breast cancer risk. What led you to the field of breast cancer research? I began my career by ...