Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

5K Donations Help Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by PCF Admin on October 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
Jamie 5K 2010

Events - THANK YOU to all participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers who helped raise nearly $70,000 for the 3rd Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K, held September 24, 2011. More than 400 registered participants, including 34 teams and 25 pets, took steps to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection, helping the Foundation further its vision to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!  A special thank you goes to Chilli Amar, MIX 107.3 radio personality, for being the mistress of ceremonies and presenting the awards to the top individual and team fundraisers. [caption id="attachment_5212" align="alignright" width="374" caption="MIX 107.3's Chilli Amar, & Prevent Cancer Foundation President & Founder Carolyn "Bo" Aldigé with KK's Cancer Kickers, the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K's top fundraising team."][/caption] A big shout out to our top individual fundraiser Katherine Kennedy and her first place fundraising team, KK’s Cancer Kickers, who collectively raised more than $7,500.  A special mention to Team Prostate and HH Knock It Out Team, who both raised over $1,000 for cancer prevention efforts. A heartfelt thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation board members and their teams –  Don Hutchins and Margaret Vanderhye’s Cancer Conquerors Team, Marcia Carlucci of the Carlucci Crusaders, and Jeremy Fitzgerald with the Fitzgerald Family Team – as ...

We Need to Stop Being So Shy about Prostate Cancer Awareness

Posted by Erin Andrews on October 3rd, 2011 | No Comments »

Early Detection - It was a great honor to receive the Distinguished Service in Journalism Award from the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program this past week. It was such a wonderful moment as I was on the podium with my father, who I adore, as we accepted the award together for work we so strongly believe in. My father is my best friend, and we are dedicated to continue to get both men and women involved in prostate ...

Healthy Recipes: Lemon-Parm Popcorn

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on September 29th, 2011 | No Comments »
Lemon-Parm Popcorn

Healthy Eating - Yield: 2 servings, 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes (not including popcorn-popping time) Recipe Description: Perk up your popcorn with a bit of lemon pepper and Parmesan cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper Pinch of salt 3 cups air-popped popcorn 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese Recipe Steps: Whisk oil, lemon pepper and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle over popcorn and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: ...


Posted by Lisa McGovern, Executive Director, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on | No Comments »
Lisa McGovern Headshot

Events - Those frustrated by current tensions and bitterness on Capitol Hill would have relished the warmth and unity as a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members, their spouses and family members gathered for the 19th annual Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness Awards luncheon.  The theme was Celebrating 20 years of Families Who Serve, an observance of the 20 year milestone of the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention program founded in 1991. (The Prevent Cancer Foundation program provides ...