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Healthy Recipes: Cherry-Vanilla Milkshake

Posted by PCF Admin on May 13th, 2011 | No Comments »
Cherry-Vanilla Bean Milkshake

Healthy Eating - So thick you’ll need a straw and a long spoon to enjoy this frosty cherry-vanilla milkshake. 2 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each  Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 10-ounce bag frozen pitted cherries (about 2 1/4 cups) 1 cup reduced-fat “light” vanilla ice cream 1 cup nonfat milk 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preparation Place cherries, ice cream and milk in a blender. With the tip of a sharp knife, scrape all the black paste from inside the vanilla bean into the blender (or add vanilla extract); blend until smooth. Stop and stir once or twice if necessary to completely blend. Nutrition Per serving : 276 Calories; 4 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 23 mg Cholesterol; 51 g Carbohydrates; 9 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 108 mg Sodium; 636 mg Potassium 3 Carbohydrate Serving Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 nonfat milk, 1 carbohydrate (other), 1 fat

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Researcher Q&A with Dr. Scott Adams

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on May 12th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Research - This month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to highlight the work of Dr. Scott Adams, a postdoctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Adams is the 2010 recipient of a partnership fellowship through the American Society of Preventive Oncology, the Prevent Cancer Foundation and ASCO. His research focuses on the impact of inflammatory bowel disease on mortality following diagnosis with colorectal cancer. What led you to the field of ...

Seventh Annual Bad Beat on Cancer Tournament: Serious Fun for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & COO on May 11th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Events - “Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.” Jawaharlal Nehru There was a lot of free will at last week’s 7th Annual Bad Beat on Cancer. In the mix this year were 12 guys from Virginia, dressed in black polo shirts with the Foundation and Bad Beat logo specially made for the tournament. They had won their seats at a satellite tournament, ...

Mother’s Day “Walk Against Cancer”

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The Super Colon - Brave breezes whipped around the Alviso Marina County Park, on Mother's Day weekend.  The park is the new venue for the Latinas Contra Cancer major annual fund raising event, "Walk Against Cancer", that raises awareness in the Latino community around issues of cancer.  The participants walk 3 miles from the Alviso Marina through Alviso for a commemoration of those who lost their battle and a celebration of survivorship.  The event featured many booths with health resources, give-aways, ...