Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

An Impossible Dream Becomes Reality

Posted by PCF Admin on November 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary - Larry Norton, M.D. Deputy Physician in Chief, Breast Cancer Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center In my opinion one of the most remarkable achievements of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is the leadership it has shown over the past quarter century in transforming cancer prevention from an “impossible dream” into a tenable reality. This took insight, courage, persistence, skill, and astute research, the same characteristics that will drive the mission to completion. For its achievements the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to be congratulated in the best way possible: by enthusiastic continued support until the job is done. Editor’s Note: This post is  part of the 25th Anniversary Testimonials Initiative.

Healthy Recipes: Turkey Cutlets with Dried Cherries, Rosemary & Port

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 5th, 2010 | No Comments »
Turkey Cutlets with Cherries, Rosemary and Port

Healthy Eating - The essence of fresh rosemary blends with deep fruit flavors to make this recipe quite special. The sauce is also well-suited to chicken or beef. Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings Total Time: 35 minutes Prep Time: 35 minutes Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup ruby port or cherry juice 1/2 cup pitted sweet dried cherries 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 pound 1/4-inch-thick turkey breast cutlets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon butter 1/3 cup chopped ...

CT Scans Significantly Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths

Posted by Carolyn R. Aldigé, President and Founder on November 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Research - This morning the National Cancer Institute (NCI) released the initial results of the National Lung Screening Trial, a large-scale, NCI-sponsored test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lung cancer by detecting cancers at earlier, more treatable stages. More than 53,000 people at high risk of developing lung cancer were screened by either chest X-ray or low-dose spiral CT scans.  The study found twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths among trial participants screened with low-dose spiral-CT. These ...

Is There a Magic Bullet to Prevent Cancer?

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & COO on November 3rd, 2010 | 2 Comments »
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Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating / No Smoking / Regular Screening - If you see, read or hear medical news on television, magazines or the Web, you will find, almost daily, some cancer research study being published, or referred to, by those who seek to capitalize on those studies to sell their goods and services. In some cases those trying to capitalize will misquote or take the findings out of context, all the while promising that if you buy their product – today – you will live longer and avoid cancer. ...