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Jan’s 5K Challenge: Hitting the Skids

Posted by PCF Admin on September 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Confession time – I hit the skids on healthy eating. Not just hit, but crashed right through the barricade like a runaway train. In my defense (yes I’m going to try to rationalize), I have been in the midst of buying a home and moving, both of which happened rather fast. Normally I can adapt to changing situations quite easily, but my usual organized self became the ultimate procrastinator which meant over the last two weeks I ran around like a crazy woman looking for boxes, packing after and before work and over one weekend.  What a nightmare! The nightmare also included a few trips to fast food joints. My friends at each place were very happy to see me. I hit rock bottom one night with a large chocolate milkshake for dinner. Along with that milkshake (which I drank with no remorse whatsoever), came the most bizarre dreams. Everything from having seizures from looking at a drive-thru window bank teller to dating a young Kurt Russell (okay, so it wasn’t all bad), to arriving at my new home only to find it demolished by a storm. Think the food was sending me a message? Now I’m in my new home, have unpacked most my boxes and ...

Prevent Cancer News Round-up: Week of Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

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Foundation News - The below is the Prevent Cancer Foundation blog's weekly look at news from around the web in the wellness and cancer prevention communities. Vitamin D Affects Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer Genes New research shows that vitamin D may play a part in controlling genes linked to some cancers, dementia and autoimmune disorders. (cnn.com Blog) Moderate Exercise Could Help Prevent Cancer The World Cancer Research Fund reports that 10,000 cases of breast and bowel cancer could be avoided ...

Breast Cancer Research Q&A with Dr. Yu Chen

Posted by Kristina Hunken, Manager of Research Administration and Community Outreach on August 30th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Research - With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month right around the corner, the Foundation is highlighting the research of Dr. Yu Chen, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Chen received a two-year grant from the Foundation beginning in January 2009. His research focuses on developing high-resolution, multi-modal optical imaging techniques that can accurately guide biopsy procedures to improve test results so that breast cancer can be diagnosed at an earlier stage. We asked Dr. Chen the ...

A Focus on Prevention

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25th Anniversary / Outreach - Andrea Roane TV-9 News Anchor Congratulations on your Silver Jubilee! Andrea Roane, TV-9 news anchor and long time board member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation shares her seventeen year long involvement with the Foundation. She also speaks about the Foundation's partnership with TV-9 and the "Buddy Check 9" program for early detection breast cancer awareness. Watch YouTube video! Editor’s Note: This post is  part of the 25th Anniversary Testimonials Initiative.