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Improved Survival Rates the Result of Decades of Cancer Community Effort

Posted by PCF Admin on January 4th, 2012 | No Comments »

Foundation News - Today, the American Cancer Society released their annual report citing improved survival rates among cancer patients showing a decline in the number of deaths from cancer by 1.8% in men and 1.6% in women. We congratulate the American Cancer Society for their work and for the resources and services that they provide to cancer patients. The increase in survival cited in the report is the result of decades of research, education, screening and services provided by hundreds of organizations across the country, including universities, cancer centers, providers, professional societies and advocacy organizations. For the past twenty-six years, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has been working alongside colleagues from these communities focusing our contributions to this effort on prevention, through research, education, community outreach and advocacy. [caption id="attachment_6207" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Prevent Cancer Super Colon"][/caption] The increase in survival can be attributed a combination of factors, including detecting cancers like colon, breast and prostate in earlier, more treatable stages and also a decline in lung cancer due to decreased tobacco use. Prevent Cancer takes pride in the knowledge that its continuing work is making a difference. We are educating the public about the importance of screening and early detection, through unique national efforts including National Colorectal ...

Speed Demos Archive Gears Up for 2nd 6 Day Marathon to benefit Prevent Cancer Foundation

Posted by Mike Uyama, Speed Demos Archive on January 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »

Events - Speed Demos Archive, the internet’s leading source for video game speed run videos, is all about finishing games as quickly as possible, and we have videos of over 650 games done by players all across the world. [caption id="attachment_6185" align="alignright" width="240" caption="SDA Members at the 2011 "Awesome Games Done Quick""][/caption] Beginning tomorrow, we will be hosting an event where our site’s members will be using their skills to raise money for a fantastic organization—the Prevent Cancer Foundation. ...

Healthy Recipes: Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on December 23rd, 2011 | No Comments »
Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Healthy Eating - Servings: 16 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 3 1/2 hours (including cooling time) To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 4 up to 1 day ahead. Glaze and garnish (Step 5) shortly before serving. Equipment: 12-cup Bundt pan Recipe Description: You don't have to have pumpkin pie to still enjoy pumpkin and spice in a holiday dessert. This tender, moist cake uses pureed pumpkin to replace much of the fat and is delicately seasoned with classic seasonal flavors. Recipe Ingredients: Cake 1 ...

Healthy Holiday Memories

Posted by Tony Pelton, Communications Intern on December 22nd, 2011 | No Comments »

Healthy Eating - Growing up in a free-spirited Northern California household, my family celebrates the holidays a little differently. Out is the normally rich holiday fare and in with the simple, healthy, vegetable based holiday feast. My family tends to go fairly light in the appetizers department, focusing on smaller amounts of tasty and simple dishes. A recent favorite has been my father’s carrot purée for dipping raw vegetables such as cucumber, broccoli and cauliflower. Carrot purée is quick ...