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Shop for Prevention: Tis the Season for Giving

Posted by PCF Admin on November 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - Shop for Prevention this holiday season and your gifts will benefit cancer prevention research, education and community outreach programs nationwide. It’s that time of the year again when we start checking the store circulars for the best deals on holiday gifts for our friends, family and co-workers. This year you can shop with a purpose by shopping with Prevent Cancer Foundation Shop for Prevention friends and partners that have agreed to designate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of their items to benefit Foundation’s cancer prevention research, education and community outreach programs. Ann Kulze, M.D., renowned authority on nutrition, healthy living and disease prevention, motivational speaker and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member, has partnered with the Foundation to bring you two “must have” items for the holiday season. Eat Right for Life, is a blueprint for healthy eating and the perfect gift to start the New Year. Scientifically based and spelled out in a way that is easy to understand and easy to follow, “Dr. Ann’s” strategies will help you feel great for good – and stay well for life. For every copy of Eat Right for Life purchased $2.00 will be donated to the Foundation. Just remember to enter coupon code ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation News Round-Up

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on November 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »

Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s weekly look at news from around the web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving Health is not only about eating well and exercising. Be healthy this Thanksgiving by giving thanks! People who offer gratitude are happier and take better care of their bodies than those who do not, according to this article. (SanDiegoMagazine.com) Take that, Stretch! Short people burn ...

2011 Dialogue for Action Pre-Conference Offers Variety of Activities

Posted by Suzette Smith, Director, Colorectal Initiatives on | No Comments »
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Conferences / Regular Screening - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is deep into agenda planning for the 13th annual Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening, which will take place March 23-25, 2011, in Baltimore, MD. This dynamic conference brings together leaders in the field of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and provides concrete tools to encourage action throughout the year that will lead to increased CRC screening in communities across the nation. This year’s conference, entitled Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer ...

Lung Cancer Screening Advances: Life-Saving Information the At-Risk Need to Know

Posted by James L. Mulshine, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, Associate Provost of Research, Rush University Medical Center on November 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Regular Screening / Research - Earlier this month, the big news about the 20% reduction in lung cancer in a high-risk population that took part in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) has been widely covered by the media.  In the wake of the announced positive results of early detection of lung cancer with spiral CT scans, a number of commentators have commented on the potential harms of engaging in lung cancer screening. While there are critical issues that relate to the ...