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Prevent Cancer Foundation News Round-Up

Posted by PCF Admin on November 12th, 2010 | No Comments »

Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s weekly look at news from around the web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds A recent study suggests that annual CT scans can greatly reduce the lung cancer death rate, and possibly detect other serious illnesses. (New York Times) Many Americans Caught In Cycle Of Stress And Unhealthy Ways To Manage It Nobody likes to be stressed – but there are side effects that you may not know about. There is a clear link between stress and obesity, and this article offers statistics on the impact on children and families. (Medical News Today) Stepping Up Exercise Could Help Beat The Cold Virus We know that increasing exercise, decreasing stress, and getting more sleep are all ways to live a healthier life. But could there be a stronger link between exercise and staying healthy than we know? (NPR) Learning to Love Veggies: Readers Weigh In Are you getting your two to three daily servings? Tips from column readers include ideas on making vegetables fun and flavorful for kids as well as the whole family. (New York Times)

Healthy Recipes: Blueberry-Coconut-Macadamia Muffins

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Bluberry Coconut Macadamia Muffins

Healthy Eating - The one-two punch of coconut and macadamia nuts in this luxurious muffin will make you think you're having your morning coffee in Hawaii. Drizzle this healthy recipe with honey for an added touch of sweetness. Servings: 12 Total Time: 1 hour Prep Time: 20 minutes To Make Ahead: Store, individually wrapped, at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month. To reheat, remove plastic wrap, wrap in a paper towel and microwave ...

Spread the Word: The Best Way to Beat Cancer Is #2preventcancer

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on November 10th, 2010 | No Comments »

Foundation News - Did you know that two-thirds of all cancer deaths are related to physical inactivity, poor diet choices and smoking? In other words, they are preventable. Yes, millions of lives could be saved each year if we all took control and reduced our cancer risk by eating healthfully, exercising regularly, getting screened and quitting smoking. If we’re really serious about beating cancer, we need to get serious about cancer prevention. That’s why the Prevent Cancer Foundation is ...

An Impossible Dream Becomes Reality

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
Larry Norton, M.D.

25th Anniversary - Larry Norton, M.D. Deputy Physician in Chief, Breast Cancer Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center In my opinion one of the most remarkable achievements of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is the leadership it has shown over the past quarter century in transforming cancer prevention from an “impossible dream” into a tenable reality. This took insight, courage, persistence, skill, and astute research, the same characteristics that will drive the mission to completion. For its achievements the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to be congratulated in ...