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David Tutera: Educating Youth on Health and Staying Active

Posted by PCF Admin on November 25th, 2013 | No Comments »
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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 A. Millikan Middle School in Sherman Oaks, California about the need to stay healthy and active. Not only to fight obesity, which is growing at an alarming rate in young people but also to reduce their cancer and chronic disease risks later in life. [caption id="attachment_12247" align="alignright" width="450"] David Tutera (center) with Millikan Middle School students in Sherman Oaks, California[/caption] The middle school was a perfect forum for David’s message. The schools mission is to provide opportunities for all students to become self-motivated, life-long learners, who will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue their academic and career goals and to be mentally and physically healthy. David proudly served as an active member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013 and now ...

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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, ...

2013 GLCC lung cancer survey gauges symptom awareness, smoking prevalence

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on November 21st, 2013 | No Comments »
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No Smoking - According to a recent survey investigating awareness of lung cancer symptoms and smoking prevalence, over 70% of surveyed Americans could name symptoms of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer in the U.S. for both men and women. The survey also found that overall, 18% of people were current smokers while 56% had never smoked regularly. Among the other notable findings were that American women are more likely to say that they have never smoked than ...

What’s new with Dialogue and why should YOU attend?

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on November 20th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Events - Dialogue for Action™: Right-Sizing Cancer Screening March 20 – 21, 2014 (Pre-conference Sessions on March 19) Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel It’s time to start thinking about Dialogue again! The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s annual national Dialogue for Action™ has a reputation for initiating positive change in cancer screening and is committed to realizing its lifesaving potential for all communities. New with Dialogue in 2014: More personal time with dynamic speakers The conference has added structured time for informal dialogue ...