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Last Minute Shopping and Gift Ideas #2preventcancer

Posted by PCF Admin 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 Foundation’s programs in research, education and community outreach. Just remember to enter code PCF511X3. ● eBay Giving Works lets you shop and sell in support of cancer prevention and early detection. Designate the Foundation as your charity of choice. ● GoodSearch and GoodBuy lets you search online for coupons and gift ideas with your favorite online stores while supporting the Foundation's programs. ● Prevent Cancer Foundation Trail Mix is a healthy and delicious snack anytime of the year and the perfect gift or stocking stuffer this holiday season. For each purchase made, $1.00 will be donated to the Foundation's cancer research and education programs. ● Mon Pére Pocket Tees for Kids is a great gift for toddlers. Mon Pére will donate 18% from the sale of each t-shirt to the Foundation’s programs in ...

Healthy Recipes: Wild Rice with Dried Apricots & Pistachios

Posted by Janet Hudson on December 17th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Wild Rice with Dried Apricots & Pistachios

Healthy Eating - Colorful apricots, scallions and pistachios make this vibrant dish worthy of any holiday table. Since wild rice (really a grass) does not absorb liquid to the extent that true rice and other grains do, cook it in boiling water and saute the vegetables separately so they stay tender-crisp. 6 servings, 2/3 cup each | Active Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes   Ingredients • 7 cups water • 1 cup wild rice, rinsed • 2 teaspoons ...

Prevention “Cycles” through the Year with Breakaway from Cancer

Posted by Lisa Hughes on December 15th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Advocacy / Exercise Daily - Another year of Breakaway from Cancer is coming to a close, and 2010 seemed to be bigger and better than the last! While the campaign and our partners are always available, year around, to provide resources to men and women across the country in cancer prevention through survivorship, we wrapped up our last event of the season in Austin, TX at the LiveStrong Ride. The LiveStrong Ride was the last of four LiveStrong Challenges that we ...

Combining Friends, Family & Poker to Fund Cancer Research

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & COO on December 14th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Events / Foundation News / Research - It’s Wednesday night in New York. What do you do?  If you’re Michele and Drew Figdor, you combine your love of entertaining and poker with supporting a good cause. What initially started in 2004 as a cocktail party to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation is now an annual Bad Beat on Cancer™ poker tournament hosted by Michele and Drew. A terrific event, with a lot of what I would call the “usual suspects” – family, friends ...