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Congressmen Play Poker To Beat Cancer For Prevent Cancer Foundation

Posted by PCF Admin on May 13th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Events - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 7th-Annual Bad Beat on Cancer (BBOC) Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament was held on May 3, 2011 where reporters from Politico were at the the event to interview attendees Sen. Mark Begich, Rep. Joe Barton, and Rep. Bobby Scott who came out to show off their poker skills in support of the cause. In the article by Matt Sobocinski and Karin Tanabe, you can read what each Congressmen had to say about playing the game and contributing to cancer prevention and early detection. Politico also caught up with Prevent Cancer Foundation Executive Vice President and COO Jan Bresch who said that the event has raised 3.4 million dollars since its inception, $130,000 of which was raised at the 2011 event.

Cancer Survivor to Young Women: Skin Cancer Prevention Essential

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Save Your Skin - One of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned as a cancer survivor is to take care of my skin. Before my diagnosis of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2002, I would work on my tan throughout the summer by slathering on tanning oil and laying out in the sun for hours. I always got very dark and rarely burned, so I figured it was “safe” for me to skip the sunscreen. And as embarrassing as it is ...

Healthy Recipes: Cherry-Vanilla Milkshake

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Cherry-Vanilla Bean Milkshake

Healthy Eating - So thick you’ll need a straw and a long spoon to enjoy this frosty cherry-vanilla milkshake. 2 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each  Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 10-ounce bag frozen pitted cherries (about 2 1/4 cups) 1 cup reduced-fat “light” vanilla ice cream 1 cup nonfat milk 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preparation Place cherries, ice cream and milk in a blender. With the tip of a sharp knife, scrape all the black paste ...

Researcher Q&A with Dr. Scott Adams

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on May 12th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Research - This month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to highlight the work of Dr. Scott Adams, a postdoctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Adams is the 2010 recipient of a partnership fellowship through the American Society of Preventive Oncology, the Prevent Cancer Foundation and ASCO. His research focuses on the impact of inflammatory bowel disease on mortality following diagnosis with colorectal cancer. What led you to the field of ...