Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Catching up with Dr. Bosland’s Prostate Cancer Research

Posted by Maggie Klee on September 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

Research - This year an estimated 220,800 men in the United States will be told they have prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to share some of the exciting research the Prevent Cancer Foundation is funding to help prevent prostate cancer or detect it earlier, when treatment is more successful.

Celebrating Cancer Prevention Education at the 5K Walk/Run

Posted by Maggie KleeMaggie Klee on September 22nd, 2015 | No Comments »

5k - Participants of ¡Celebremos la Vida!, a cancer screening education program for underserved Hispanic women, funded by the Prevent Cancer Foundation, will be back for the 5K Walk/Run this year to encourage a healthy lifestyle within their community. They’ve participated for the last two years to raise awareness and funding for cancer prevention and early detection. They see the 5K as a great extension of their program- a day to encourage exercise and healthy eating all ...

New Cookbook with Healthy Living Tips Developed by Community Grant Recipient

Posted by Erica Childs-Warner on September 16th, 2015 | No Comments »

Community Outreach - Craving an end of summer peach cobbler? The Down Home Healthy Living 2.0 cookbook features healthier versions of traditional southern recipes and tips for staying active.

High-fives and Health Care at the Iowa State Fair

Posted by Lisa Han on September 10th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Events - The Iowa State Fair was never a place I imagined visiting. But last week I found myself in the Farm Bureau tent at the Prevent Cancer Foundation and John Stoddard Cancer Center’s Health Awareness and Cancer Screening Booth. This is the ninth year the Foundation has been a part of the Fair. In the middle of an abundance of fried and sugary snacks, and a stream of presidential hopefuls biting into pork chops, shaking hands ...