Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Spread the Word: The Best Way to Beat Cancer Is #2preventcancer

Posted by PCF Admin on November 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - Did you know that two-thirds of all cancer deaths are related to physical inactivity, poor diet choices and smoking? In other words, they are preventable. Yes, millions of lives could be saved each year if we all took control and reduced our cancer risk by eating healthfully, exercising regularly, getting screened and quitting smoking. If we’re really serious about beating cancer, we need to get serious about cancer prevention. That’s why the Prevent Cancer Foundation is asking you to join our #2preventcancer campaign and help spread the word about cancer prevention and early detection on Twitter and Facebook. This is not a one-day event, or an attempt at a world record, but instead a long-term call to everyone to conquer cancer risk by making smart life-style choices every single day. Together we can support each other in our journey to live smart, healthy lifestyles one tweet or status update at a time. Taking action is simple. With just one #2preventcancer tweet or Facebook status update, you can share your story, inspire others and spread the message that the small choices we make every single day can have a big and lasting impact on our long-term health. To join our #2preventcancer campaign, follow these two ...

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An Impossible Dream Becomes Reality

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary - Larry Norton, M.D. Deputy Physician in Chief, Breast Cancer Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center In my opinion one of the most remarkable achievements of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is the leadership it has shown over the past quarter century in transforming cancer prevention from an “impossible dream” into a tenable reality. This took insight, courage, persistence, skill, and astute research, the same characteristics that will drive the mission to completion. For its achievements the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to be congratulated in ...

Healthy Recipes: Turkey Cutlets with Dried Cherries, Rosemary & Port

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 5th, 2010 | No Comments »
Turkey Cutlets with Cherries, Rosemary and Port

Healthy Eating - The essence of fresh rosemary blends with deep fruit flavors to make this recipe quite special. The sauce is also well-suited to chicken or beef. Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings Total Time: 35 minutes Prep Time: 35 minutes Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup ruby port or cherry juice 1/2 cup pitted sweet dried cherries 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 pound 1/4-inch-thick turkey breast cutlets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon butter 1/3 cup chopped ...

CT Scans Significantly Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths

Posted by Carolyn R. Aldigé, President and Founder on November 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Research - This morning the National Cancer Institute (NCI) released the initial results of the National Lung Screening Trial, a large-scale, NCI-sponsored test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at earlier, more treatable stages. More than 53,000 people at high risk of developing lung cancer were screened by either chest X-ray or low-dose spiral CT scans.  The study found twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths among trial participants screened with low-dose spiral-CT. These ...