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“Team Alan” Remembers a Loved One and Celebrates Life

Posted by PCF Admin on September 20th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Events / Foundation News - The formation of teams is new to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K and one of the teams formed this year is “Team Alan” in memory of Alan Matz, a retired senior chief in the Navy and former NASA engineer. Kelli Mitchell, girlfriend of Anthony Matz, Alan’s son, formed Team Alan in memory of this remarkable man, who lost his battle to liver cancer in August of this year. “We wanted to start walking and incorporating exercise into our lifestyle. That’s what motivated us to get involved and form a team for the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K,” explains Kelli Mitchell of Falls Church, Virginia. “Participating in the 5K is a good way to stay active and complete the race for someone we love.” Alan’s whole family is participating. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery this Tuesday, only a few days before the 5K, which Kelli describes as “a wonderful way to celebrate his life after such a difficult few months.” “When I first met Alan, we hit it off right away. He had such a dry sense of humor that always made me laugh,” Kelli says. “Alan had so many life experiences that made him a truly amazing person.” [caption id="attachment_1484" align="alignleft" width="358" ...

A Dialogue Can Change Survivorship

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25th Anniversary / Outreach - Jasmine Greenamyer, MPH Vice President, Colon Cancer Alliance “I know I speak for many different stakeholders when I say that the state and American Indian/Alaska Native Dialogue for Action conferences on colorectal cancer were influential momentum changers. The Foundation facilitates a process that helps state and community leaders strategically develop and implement impactful initiatives. Furthermore, I love going to national Dialogue for Action conferences where I get to see patient advocates, nurses, doctors, insurers, academia and the ...

David Tutera Stands Up to Prevent Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - WE tv star and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member David Tutera is being featured in the upcoming Life & Style section of USA Today Weekend discussing the joy of giving. Tutera explained, “I try to be active in a few charities that have meaning and where I feel I can make a difference.” One of those organizations is the Prevent Cancer Foundation , which he’s been involved with for 10 years. Cancer prevention and early detection hit home ...

Healthy Recipes: Apricot-Walnut Cereal Bars

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Apricot-Walnut Cereal Bars

Healthy Eating - Crisp and chewy, this bar is a good-for-you alternative to store-bought cereal bars. The secret ingredient, silken tofu, will give your day a protein-packed start. The recipe also works with other fruit-and-nut combinations.  Yield: 16 servings Total Time: 2 hours (including cooling time) Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Individually wrap in plastic and keep at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw at room temperature or remove plastic, wrap ...