Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Health Care Reform Builds on Foundation’s Work

Posted by PCF Admin on July 26th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Advocacy / Outreach - Doris Matsui Congresswomen (CA-05) Without the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the future of cancer research and prevention would be much less bright. Nearly 20 years ago, I helped found the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program, which is a longstanding partnership between the Prevent Cancer Foundation and the Congressional Club.  As President of the Congressional Club at the time, I knew that spouses of members of Congress have a unique perspective and platform that they can use to educate people across the country about important issues like cancer prevention. The Congressional Club and the Prevent Cancer Foundation joined together in 1991, and the partnership was characterized by instant results and organizational synergy.  Harnessing our collective visibility, talents, energy, and national reach, we fought a common enemy: cancer.  That fight continues to this day, and it is a fight that we are increasingly winning.  Read the entire article on the Prevent Cancer Foundation Web site. Editor's Note: This post is  part of the 25th Anniversary Testimonials Initiative.

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Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes

Posted by Janet Hudson on July 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes

Healthy Eating - Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings, about 1 cup each Total Time: 20 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes Recipe Description: This dish of roasted broccoli and tomatoes is tossed with bright Mediterranean ingredients just before serving. Recipe Ingredients: 12 ounces broccoli crowns, trimmed and cut into bite-size florets (about 4 cups) 1 cup grape tomatoes 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 10 pitted black olives, sliced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Pizza and Stress

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on July 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - In my last post I mentioned I was off to Las Vegas for the Bad Beat on Cancer  initiative at the World Series of Poker.  To be honest, there is absolutely nothing healthy about Vegas.  Between the late night eating, alcohol (yes alcohol was consumed), and the total lack of sleep, it was a tough trip.  But I loved every minute of it! Temptation Thy Name is Pizza It did not bode well for my return to ...

Live Long: 7 Reasons to Join Team Prevention

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on July 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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Events / Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - What’s Team Prevention you ask? Team Prevention is the wonderful mix of runners, walkers, volunteers, and sponsors that make the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K one of the “Best Bets for 5Ks” in the Washington, DC metro area.   Here are just a few reasons you should get involved today: Meet new friends. Whether you are registering as an individual runner, forming a team or joining a team, you are sure to meet other runner/walkers who know the importance of ...