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Prostate Cancer Education and Screening in Upstate South Carolina

Posted by PCF Admin on September 15th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Community Outreach - Thanks to a community grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Upstate Prostate Cancer Alliance (UPCA) is able to continue our outreach initiative of prostate cancer education and awareness to the underserved communities of Upstate South Carolina. As a partner to the Greenville SC Chapter of the Us TOO Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network, UPCA provides men and their families the tools and other information required to make informed decisions related to prostate cancer screening and treatment options.  The Upstate Prostate Cancer Alliance promotes and implements programs focused on education and awareness leading to early detection of prostate cancer. These programs include making educational presentations at churches, and other community organizations, as well as partnering with local hospitals to provide free screening for men at risk of developing prostate cancer. In August UPCA and the Greenville Chapter of Us TOO Prostate Cancer and Education and Support Network initiated its annual awareness campaign leading into prostate cancer awareness month, which is observed each September. During September, UPCA joins numerous prostate cancer organizations, private companies, individuals, and communities throughout the United States in promoting events that raise prostate cancer awareness. During this time we also encourage men to take advantage of the education and free ...

5 Reasons I Love the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K & Why YOU should too!

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Senior Associate, Individual Giving on September 14th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Events - It has truly been a great pleasure to hear from so many of you that tell me that you have heard the cancer prevention message loud and clear. We are very grateful that you are participating in the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K. There has been some amazing enthusiasm from Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K teams, volunteers and supporters who are taking steps to save lives. As with the battle with cancer itself, the fight still continues ...

Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on September 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Healthy Eating - Yield: 5 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 5 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes This fragrant, Italian-flavored soup takes advantage of quick-cooking ingredients—boneless, skinless chicken breast, bagged baby spinach and canned beans. It features a simple homemade basil pesto swirled in at the end to add a fresh herb flavor. If you are very pressed for time, you can substitute 3 to 4 tablespoons of a store-bought basil pesto. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe ...

Eat Right for Life Companion Cookbook to Benefit Foundation

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Healthy Eating - Ann Kulze, M.D., nationally recognized motivational speaker and renowned authority on nutrition, healthy living and disease prevention for donating proceeds from the sale of her new cookbook, Eat Right for Life, A Companion Cookbook.  For each Companion Cookbook purchased, Dr. Ann is donating $1.00 to the Foundation. The Companion Cookbook shatters the myth that cooking tasty and nutritious meals is a difficult task. It includes Dr. Ann’s favorite recipes (breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts) from 20 ...