Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Chris Moorman Joins Team 1%

Posted by PCF Admin on January 17th, 2012 | No Comments »
janinirelandjune2009_sm_072109

Events - We are delighted to announce Chris “Moorman1” Moorman, the top ranked online player in the world has joined Bad Beat on Cancer’s Team 1%. First up for Chris as a member of Team 1%, is the landmark Aussie Millions to be held on January 22, 2012. [caption id="attachment_6286" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Photo Credit: Cardplayer.com"][/caption] Chris joins hundreds of professional and amateur players, across the country and around the world, which help fund the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s work to -- Stop Cancer Before It Starts – by playing poker. Since its launch at the 2003 World Series of Poker, Bad Beat has raised nearly $3.8 million and has grown to include major tournaments and home and community leagues, and become recognized as the premiere charity of the poker community with players proudly wearing the green 1% patch. Phil Gordon, Founder of Bad Beat on Cancer remarked, “Chris is one of the best in the world, and we are thrilled to have him set an example for others.” Matthew Spurr, CEO of Poker Face PR who works closely with Chris in a combined effort with leading poker agency Poker Players International stated: “Chris is a fine example to the poker community and is delighted about the prospect of ...

Healthy Recipes: Salmon Chowder

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on January 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
Salmon Chowder

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: The flavor of this salmon chowder is greatly enhanced by adding either fresh dill or dried tarragon: each herb lends its own distinctively different and appealing character to the soup. Even if you don’t keep instant mashed potatoes in your pantry, it’s worth picking some up for this soup. They give the soup a thick, chowder texture without any ...

Foundation Debuts Cervical Cancer Prevention Infographic

Posted by Phuong Tran, Communications Intern on January 12th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
avatar

Early Detection - Each January we observe National Cervical Health Awareness Month. It is a good time to reflect on the groundbreaking advancements that have been made in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Check out our new infographic to get the facts and see the history of a preventable cancer success story! To view a larger version of the infographic or download a pdf, visit the Prevent Cancer Foundation website's cervical cancer page.    

Gaming for Good: Charity Video Game Marathon Raises Over $145,000 for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen, Communications Associate on January 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
2012_SDA_Img005

Events - Opposable thumbs have served the human race well throughout history, providing important advances such as fine motor skills, the development of tools, becoming the most dominant species on the planet… and the ability to text. Opposable thumbs are also useful for playing video games and for raising over $145,000 for cancer prevention and early detection. [caption id="attachment_6243" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Gaming to "Stop Cancer Before It Starts!" SDA member at work"][/caption] That’s right! Members of Speed Demos Archive ...