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Healthy Recipes:Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

Posted by PCF Admin on October 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

Healthy Eating - Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.   Yield: 12 servings Total Time: 10 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours. Recipe Ingredients: 3 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 1/4 pounds cooked shrimp Recipe Steps: Place garlic and oil in a small skillet and cook over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Toss with shrimp in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: 73 calories; 3 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 2 g mono unsaturated fat); 92 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 0 g fiber; 154 mg sodium; 108 mg potassium © 2009 EatingWellInc.com Photo: Ken Burris

Cancer Prevention Laurels: Celebrating 8 Years of Award Winners!

Posted by Sarah Abou, Programs Associate on October 7th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Conferences / Foundation News - Each year for the past 8 years, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has presented Laurels awards to innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. This event began in 2003 as a means of both recognizing and celebrating leaders in cancer prevention. The laurel was chosen because it is an ancient Roman symbol of tribute, honor, victory, merit, and reward. In 2009, the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable joined the Foundation as a co-sponsor of the awards. Again, ...

The Beauty of Bipartisanship: Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program Awards Luncheon

Posted by Bethany Biskey, Public Affairs Communications Associate on October 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Advocacy / Events - It was somewhere between the bells ringing for votes, running back and forth from my PowerPoint presentation to my salmon, Paula Zahn and multiple speakers stalling, when Congressman Mike Castle walked into an ornate Cannon Caucus Room. Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson gave a presentation about him and what he has done that rang heartfelt and true.  It was supposed to be about Congressman Mike Castle’s Special Recognition Award by our Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program, ...

Breast Cancer Detection: An Expanding Array of Approaches

Posted by Rachel F. Brem, M.D. on October 5th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Regular Screening - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fortunately for us we have all become more aware of breast cancer partly because each and every one of us is personally affected by this disease that affects one in eight American women. Whether it be our sisters, neighbors, mothers, friends or colleagues we have all seen the impact breast cancer has on the individual and their family.  However, we have all also seen the triumphs of breast cancer. It ...