Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Prevent Cancer Super Colon: An Educational Superstar

Posted by PCF Admin on January 13th, 2011 | No Comments »
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The Super Colon - The Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ is just that!  The traveling exhibit is an educational superstar confronting the public’s fear and embarrassment about colon cancer while promoting the message of cancer prevention and early detection.  Communities, schools and medical clinics, to name a few, are using the interactive exhibit to promote awareness about colon cancer and to increase screening.  Past tour schedules have included a visit to the Arizona Diamondbacks and a spot on CBS -TV’s The Doctor’s ! The Prevent Cancer Foundation has used touring exhibits to spread the message of cancer prevention since 2003.  “We are changing the public’s mind set.  Cancer can be prevented.  It can be controlled.  It is not an inevitability in our lives.” says Carolyn R. Aldigé, President and Founder.  The overwhelming popularity and effectiveness of the Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ has made this rental educational tool a demand item in Communities Across America.  You can bring the exhibit to your community so visitors can get an up-close look at: healthy colon tissue tissue with non-malignant colorectal disease like Crohn's and colitis colorectal polyps various stages of colorectal cancer Make your Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ reservations or check available event dates.  CLICK HERE

Cervical Cancer: A Prevention Success Story

Posted by Carolyn "Bo" Aldigé, President and Founder on January 12th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Outreach / Regular Screening - Each January we observe National Cervical Health Awareness Month. It is a good time to reflect on the groundbreaking advancements that have been made in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. A diagnosis of cervical cancer was once a death sentence; it is now a preventable and treatable illness. Today, no woman need die from this disease. Cervical cancer has become the ultimate preventable cancer success story. The Pap test, developed in the late 1920s ...

Healthy Recipes: Melon & Apple Granita

Posted by Janet Hudson on January 7th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Healthy Eating - Welcome to a new year filled with healthy recipes for prevention!  This granita uses sweet ripe melon for flavor, apple juice instead of sugar and a touch of lime juice to perk up the flavors. Berries look beautiful on top; or if you can find fresh figs, add them. For a vibrant look, make with an orange-fleshed melon, such as cantaloupe, Charentais or orange honeydew. 8 servings, about 3/4 cup granita & 1/4 cup fruit each ...

Prevent Cancer News Round-Up

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation staff on January 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s look at news from around the Web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. Upping Your New Year’s Resolution Odds While New Year’s resolutions are made aplenty during the beginning of the year, only about half of them are kept longer than six months. Learn how to make goals that stick, and change those resolutions into reality. (LA Times.com) It’s Time for Recess: Just Keep on Moving Sometimes a little break can have a ...