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Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations praised.

Posted by PCF Admin on June 25th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Outreach - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations springs from 25 years of groundbreaking, innovative programs that brought together all the stakeholders around cancer prevention.  Speaking on the road from the Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) and the Breakaway from Cancer campaign, Kathryn West congratulated the Prevent Cancer Foundation on their Silver Jubilee, “…(the) Foundation is poised to be the eminent group on (cancer) prevention and early detection education…” Check out video! Editors Note: this blog post is part of the 25th Anniversary testimonials initiative.

2010 Super Colon Tour Wraps Up in the Big Apple

Posted by Suzette Smith, Director, Colorectal Initiatives on June 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Outreach / Regular Screening / The Super Colon - The National Super Colon Tour for the Prevent Cancer Foundation's 2010 fiscal year ended with a bang on June 7 at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health in New York, NY. Even the busiest New Yorkers had to come and take a look see. There were 985 people that toured the exhibit, talked with staff and volunteers and received colorectal cancer prevention and early detection information and giveaways such as buddy bracelets and gift bags. We were even ...

Step Away 5K: Walking the Walk

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on June 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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Events / Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - The part I have loved about the challenge this year is I’m not alone. Last year being the only one in the limelight was a bit daunting.  This year I’ve been joined by my sister Brenda and several of my Prevent Cancer Foundation co-workers, who have accepted their own challenge of making healthier diet decisions and of including exercise in their daily routine. They are walking the walk together: encouraging each other to work through challenges and celebrating ...

Oncotones at ASCO Annual Meeting: Great Band, Good Cause

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Director, Policy & Advocacy on June 16th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Outreach - The annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) draws oncology professionals from around the globe.  The 2010, Advancing Quality, Promoting Innovation generated significant news across the spectrum of cancer care, from prevention through end-of-life care.  Sessions focused on advances in preventing or treating the most commonly diagnosed cancers, as well as the most rare. Prevent Cancer Foundation participates in the meeting on many levels.  President and Founder Carolyn Aldige, Jessica Abeita, Assistant Director, ...