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2011 Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening

Posted by PCF Admin on September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »
Karen Peterson, Prevent Cancer Foundation VP of Programs, and Gary Gurian, C-Change Program Director, at the 2009 Dialogue for Action

Conferences - The Prevent Cancer Foundation will host the 13th annual Dialogue for Action™ on Colorectal Cancer Screening March 23-25, 2011, in Baltimore, Maryland: Prevention Now for a Healthier Tomorrow. This dynamic conference will bring together a multidisciplinary group of 200 health care professionals and advocates to discuss the many issues related to increasing colorectal cancer screening. The 2010 Dialogue held in March in Baltimore was enthusiastically described by two attendees with these words: I felt that this was one of the strongest conferences that the Dialogue has put together (and I’ve been participating in them since the very first one over ten years ago!). I especially appreciate that the ‘dialogue’ has become more open to other types of CRC screening besides colonoscopy, and that there continues to be an emphasis on the important role of primary care. Thumbs up! Dialogue is a 21st century idea! The 2011 conference, A Dialogue for Action™ on Colorectal Cancer Screening: Prevention Now for a Healthier Tomorrow, will build on this success by pushing the envelope again with cutting-edge presentations from leaders in the field and opportunities for dynamic conversation focusing on what we can do now to ensure prevention’s place in the US health care system in 2014 and ...

An Idea that has Contributed Greatly to Cancer Prevention

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Paul A. Bunn, M.D.

25th Anniversary / Research - Paul A. Bunn, Jr., M.D. Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Colorado Denver Congratulations on your Silver jubilee!  It has been a pleasure to be associated with the Prevent Cancer Foundation since its inception. It was a great idea then and it has contributed greatly to the fight against cancer, most importantly its prevention. Since lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the US and worldwide, it is imperative that we develop ...

Healthy Recipes: Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

Healthy Eating - If you can find (or grow) them, use sturdy rosemary branches, stripped of leaves, as skewers for these Italian salmon kebabs; they’ll add a subtle, smoky flavor that hints of pine. Oil your grill well to prevent sticking, don’t move the kebabs around unnecessarily and keep a close eye on the fire to avoid flare-ups. Yield: 4 servings, 2 skewers each Total Time: 30 minutes Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare the skewers (Step 2), cover and ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: What It Takes To Get Healthy

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Events / Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - This Saturday, September 25th the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K officially ends my challenge. However, the challenge to eat healthy continues.Will I be as successful since I won’t have to blog about it each week? We shall see. As you know, throughout this challenge there have been many who have shared with me their challenges to eat healthier, exercise regularly and lose weight. None has had a more difficult time in these three areas than my sister Brenda.You ...