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Double your impact in time for New Year’s

Posted by Rebecca Evans on December 11th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - December is a time for caring and giving from shopping for holiday presents to spending time with friends and loved ones. We have good news: due to a large grant, every donation between now and Tuesday, December 31 will be matched dollar for dollar. You will also receive a charitable deduction if you donate before the end of 2013. There is no better gift than the gift of cancer prevention and early detection - each year, more than 1.6 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation has been the only U.S. nonprofit organization solely devoted to cancer prevention and early detection since 1985, protecting your loved ones through research, education, advocacy and community outreach. Our vision is to Stop Cancer Before It Starts! Make it a resolution to give the gift of cancer prevention and early detection and double your impact. Make a donation to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Community leaders work together to prevent cancer

Posted by Pamela Nwoji, Manager, Community Outreach and Education on December 6th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Community Outreach - Collaborations between organizations are a great way to leverage resources for breast cancer screening and education. Our breast cancer screening program ¡Celebremos la vida! (Let’s Celebrate Life) provides free mammography screenings to underserved Latinas in the D.C. metro area and outside Chicago, Illinois. Our clinic partners are reaching more women with education and outreach activities every day and bringing new patients into their clinics to receive these essential cancer screening services. A significant community relationship has ...

Healthy recipe: Quinoa cakes with smoked salmon

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Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon

Healthy Eating - Yield: 32 (2-inch) cakes Servings: 32 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 3/4 hours To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate quinoa (Step 1) and lemon sour cream (Step 2) in separate containers for up to 1 day. Form quinoa cakes (Step 3) up to 6 hours ahead. Recipe Description: These crisp quinoa cakes spiked with smoked salmon and topped with lemony sour cream make a lovely appetizer. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1 1/4 cups water 2. 3/4 cup quinoa (see Tips) 3. 8 ounces smoked ...

What do Foghorn Leghorn and the Laurels Awards have in common?

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Events - 2014 Laurels Awards nominations now open Submission deadline extended to Friday, December 20, 2013 Believe it or not, the beloved Looney Tunes© character Foghorn Leghorn has a connection to cancer prevention and the Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards. In fact, this iconic rooster was the centerpiece of an aggressive outreach campaign for colon cancer screening which began in March 2006 and was awarded an Honorary Cancer Prevention Laurel for Educational Outreach that same year. So, who will you nominate ...