Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Prevention is the Ultimate Weapon

Posted by PCF Admin on July 12th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Outreach - Harold P. Freeman, M.D. President, Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention. Prevention is the ultimate weapon against cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation recognized this in 1985, and for nearly 25 years has been doing something about it. Through the leadership of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, I have witnessed an extraordinary increase in national awareness of many kinds of cancer as preventable diseases – or ones that can be successfully treated when detected in their early stages. The Foundation began to nurture a generation of cancer prevention scientists from its inception. As it now prepares to embark on its Silver Jubilee celebration, many of these young scientists who have received Foundation funding over the years are considered superstars in the world of cancer research – and the Foundation, whose impact extends far beyond its area of focus in cancer prevention, has become one of the leading and most respected organizations in the entire cancer community. The Foundation has also taken a leadership role in educating the public about ways they can reduce their risk of developing cancer – or detect it early when chances of successful treatment are highest. One of their high-impact programs, the National Prevent Cancer SuperColon Tour, has crisscrossed the country educating ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: It Took the Dog

Posted by Jan Bresch Mahrer, Executive V.P. & COO on July 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - A friend commented that my blog posts about “my challenge” for the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K  seem to be focused on others – and not me – and wondered why? Speed Bump The truth? It’s been far easier to focus on those who have jumped on the challenge wagon and are doing great, then admit I’m hanging off the side bumping along.   At one point, it looked like I might soon become road kill. Actually, I’ve done really ...

Tips for Eating Smart While Dining Out

Posted by Ann G. Kulze, M.D. on July 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Editor's Note: Ann G. Kulze, M.D. is a noted nutrition and wellness expert, physician and member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s board of directors. This post is part one of a two part series on healthy eating while traveling. Summer travel means dining out and dining out comes with a host of forces that can work against you on the wellness front. Take advantage of the following guiding principles to transform this high risk eating endeavor into ...

“Poker Bride” Honors Tutera, Donates to Foundation

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on June 29th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Outreach - Nicole Goodman and her fiancée Dwayne were chosen to be the first couple to receive the wedding of their dreams on the premiere episode of the new season of “My Fair Wedding,” hosted by lifestyle guru and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member, David Tutera. Jackpot! Before David chose the couple, they were finding it difficult to have the wedding they wanted and to stick to the budget they had. He talked with Nicole and Dwayne and found ...