Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Prevent Cancer promotes men’s health for Movember

Posted by Rebecca Evans on November 26th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Events - Yesterday mustaches were the “norm” at Virginia Theological Seminary. Prevent Cancer staff members spent the afternoon at Men’s Health Day in Scott Lounge, educating attendees about cancer prevention and early detection and handing out “prevention goody bags” filled with sunglasses, lip balm, carabiners, pens and informational materials. Many “mobrothers” and “mosistas” stopped by to chat about the importance of taking care of yourself and knowing your family history. Joined by Men’s Health Network, registered dietician Sarah Barge and Chamberlain College of Nursing, Prevent Cancer brought green signs with cancer prevention tips like “Move more, sit less,” “You have the power to change your eating habits” and “Don’t smoke.” Other organizations offered health diagnostics by nurses, dieticians and men’s health specialists and adhesive mustaches for a $5 donation toward cancer prevention. Founded in 1823, Virginia Theological Seminary is the largest of eleven accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church. Students Christian Anderson and Winston Arthur organized Men’s Health Day to encourage their classmates to be proactive about their health. We had a great time learning about Virginia Theological Seminary and all of the other organizations involved in Men’s Health Day. We were welcomed with open arms and a wonderful lunch. A big thank you to ...

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The Prevent Cancer Fantasy Football Challenge

Posted by Jessie Edington, Development and Event Coordinator on November 25th, 2013 | No Comments »

Events - On Wednesday November 6, friends, family and colleagues gathered at the Bayou in Georgetown to participate in the third annual draft night fundraiser for the Prevent Cancer Fantasy Football Challenge, a fun filled evening of competition and strategy to support Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission of saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection. The Prevent Cancer Fantasy League is made up of 16 teams divided into 4 divisions and is a “mini-season” within the traditional NFL ...

David Tutera: Educating Youth on Health and Staying Active

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Wellness - There’s much more to celebrity wedding planner, author, lifestyle guru, television host and Prevent Cancer Foundation Sustaining Director David Tutera than designing and producing spectacular events.  With an impressive client list that includes a “Who’s Who” of Hollywood, sports and entertainment luminaries and his highly successful “David Tutera: Unveiled” on WEtv, David remains committed to educating individuals on cancer prevention and early detection; Even the very young. Last week David spoke with the students at Robert ...

Healthy recipe: Curried cashews

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 22nd, 2013 | No Comments »
Curried Cashews

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 cups Servings: 48 Active Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes To Make Ahead: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks. Recipe Description: These curried cashews are impossibly addictive—they'll disappear in a flash. If you use salted cashews, omit the added salt. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 6 tablespoons lemon juice 2. 6 tablespoons curry powder 3. 4 teaspoons kosher salt 4. 6 cups unsalted cashews Recipe Steps: 1. Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 250°F. 2. Whisk lemon juice, ...