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How You Can Prevent Cancer in 2011

Posted by PCF Admin on January 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily / Foundation News / Healthy Eating / No Smoking / Regular Screening - Beyond our many goals and resolutions, the New Year also brings many fresh new opportunities to make changes for a healthier lifestyle. Making informed health decisions and good diet choices are paramount to cancer prevention and early detection. In 2011 the Prevent Cancer Foundation is planning upcoming campaigns, community events and initiatives that share the message that you can prevent cancer every day. We hope to not only inspire you, but for you to also inspire others in adopting a healthy and smart lifestyle. 1. Join the #2PreventCancer Campaign The Foundation’s #2PreventCancer Campaign encourages individuals to take simple, everyday steps to reduce their cancer risk. Sharing these smart choices with others, no matter how big or small, is a great way to help promote the cause. We believe that together, we can support one another on our journey to living smart, healthy lifestyles—even just one tweet or Facebook status update at a time. To get started, visit our site at 2preventcancer.org. 2. Check the Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog Regularly The Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog features the latest cancer related news, updates and other health information, ranging from delicious recipes to important and lifesaving information from cancer prevention and early detection researchers and physicians. 3. Educate Yourself About ...

Dialogue Registration Open

Posted by Suzette Smith, Director, Partnerships for Colorectal Cancer Screening on December 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Conferences / Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2011 Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening:  Prevention Now for a Healthier Tomorrow.  We expect primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, radiologists, surgeons, nursing professionals, public health educators and administrators, health researchers, third-party payers, advocates and survivors from across the country to be in attendance.  The conference will be held March 23-25 in Baltimore, MD. The 2011 Dialogue is the 13th in ...

Vaccine Approved by FDA to Prevent Anal Cancer

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy on | No Comments »
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Regular Screening - Yesterday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took action to move cancer prevention forward with the approval of a vaccine for prevention of anal cancer and anal intraepithelialneoplasia (AIN) due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in males and females ages 9 to 26. The vaccine has been approved previously in other indications, for the prevention of cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer in women of the same age range. Incidence of ...

Last Minute Shopping and Gift Ideas #2preventcancer

Posted by Tanya Blue, Managing Director of Development (Acting) on December 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - You can make a difference in the fight #2preventcancer this holiday season by purchasing just one gift from the Prevent Cancer Foundation Shop for Prevention friends and partners.  A portion from the sale will benefit the Foundation’s cancer prevention research, education and community outreach programs nationwide. ● Eat Right for Life is a blueprint for healthy eating and living by renowned author and nutritionist Ann Kulze, M.D. For each copy sold, $2.00 will be donated to the ...