Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

An Idea that has Contributed Greatly to Cancer Prevention

Posted by PCF Admin on September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »
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 prevention strategies not only for smoking related lung cancers but also for non-smoking related lung cancers. We have made some progress as there have been remarkable declines in lung cancer deaths among men and the rates are no longer increasing among women. While a recent report showed that selenium supplementation produced no declines in lung cancer mortality, another report showed that oral iloprost reversed dysplasia (the precursor of lung cancer) in former smokers. Studies evaluating the roles of annual chest X-rays and spiral CT scans in early detection are completed and results should be available in the next several years.  We hope that these efforts can also contribute to a decline in future lung cancer mortality.  The Prevent Cancer Foundation has worked collaboratively with the ...

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 ...

“Who’s Who” in Cancer Prevention

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Margaret Foti, PhD, MD

25th Anniversary / Research - Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. CEO American Association for Cancer Research ...the list of awardees reads like a veritable "who's who" in cancer prevention. Congradulations to you and the Foundation's board of trustees in celebrating this Silver Jubilee year! It is hard to believe that you have reached this milestone but not difficult to recognize the very special contibutions that you and the Foundation have made to cancer prevention, research and education. Twenty-five years ago we may have looked very ...