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

Posted by PCF Admin 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 red onion 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar Recipe Steps: Combine port (or cherry juice) and dried cherries in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer gently for 5 minutes. Cover and remove from heat. Meanwhile, whisk broth and cornstarch in a small bowl until smooth. Season cutlets on both sides with salt and pepper. Place flour on a large plate and dredge the cutlets, shaking off excess flour. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add half the cutlets and cook until golden brown and just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter, cover and keep warm. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil to the pan and repeat with the remaining ...

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. ...

Clearing the Air on Lung Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on November 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News / Regular Screening / Research - Did you know lung cancer kills more people per year than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined? While it is true that not smoking is a major way to prevent lung cancer, we want to clear the air on a few other important preventive measures one can take to stay healthy. And there’s no better time to do so than during Lung Cancer Awareness month! Since 2004, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has hosted a series ...