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

Posted by PCF Admin on September 14th, 2011 | No Comments »
Jamie 5K 2010

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 and we need your help to reach our fundraising goal. In this tough economy it is important that you know that the funds you raise are well spent on cutting edge cancer prevention and early detection research; community outreach that saves lives every day; and education that gives you, your family and friends the tools to stop cancer before it starts. That is why most of us are participating but the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K is a fun, family and pet friendly event that almost everyone can participate in. Here are my top 5 reasons I love the 5K: It’s a great way to spend a Saturday morning-spend time with friends or family and get in some exercise at a fun event. You can walk, run, ...

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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Dr. Ann_Cookbook Companion[1]

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 ...

Updated Breast Health Education Materials Just in Time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Sarah AbouElSeoud

Early Detection - We are excited to announce that our recently revised Breast Health Education for Young Women materials, first released in 2008, are now available! The easy-to-use facilitator’s guide and DVD designed for interactive skill-based educational sessions may be useful resources for the health education that your organization may provide to young women. The information in the guide and in the video follows current breast cancer screening and breast self-awareness guidelines. The video covers the importance of detecting ...