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What’s new with Dialogue and why should YOU attend?

Posted by Rebecca Evans on November 20th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Events - Dialogue for Action™: Right-Sizing Cancer Screening March 20 – 21, 2014 (Pre-conference Sessions on March 19) Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel It’s time to start thinking about Dialogue again! The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s annual national Dialogue for Action™ has a reputation for initiating positive change in cancer screening and is committed to realizing its lifesaving potential for all communities. New with Dialogue in 2014: More personal time with dynamic speakers The conference has added structured time for informal dialogue – extending beyond presentations, conversations and break times – with a few of Dialogue’s captivating speakers. Networking taken to the next level Dialogue is already known for its networking and this year it will be even better thanks to the addition of a new resource networking guide. This tool – plus Dialogue’s social events – allows you to easily renew relationships or start new ones with cancer-screening advocates and professionals from diverse fields and maintain contact with them throughout the year. Focus on cancer survivors As tremendous advocates for cancer screening, survivors provide Dialogue with a vital and unique perspective as panelists as well as attendees. Fresh topics and conversations Speakers, panels and discussions will cover conference themes, including ideas for closing the gap on disparities, updates on current community programs, ...

STOP IT!

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 15th, 2013 | No Comments »
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#GivingTuesday - Stop what, you ask? Stop cancer! Each year, more than 1.6 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer and more than 580,000 will die from the disease. Research shows that up to 60 percent of cancer cases and more than 50 percent of cancer deaths are preventable. It’s time to step up and STOP IT! The Prevent Cancer Foundation is kicking off the giving season with #GivingTuesday, an official call for donations on December 3 following ...

Healthy recipe: Tilapia with tomato-olive sauce

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 14th, 2013 | No Comments »
Tilapia with Tomato-Olive Sauce

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Recipe Description: Top tilapia fillets with a savory tomato-olive sauce that comes together in just 5 minutes. Look for tapenade near jarred olives in the supermarket. Serve with sautéed broccolini and farro tossed with toasted almonds. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1 1/4 pounds tilapia 2. 1/4 teaspoon salt 3. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 4. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 5. 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved if large 6. 1/4 cup ...

Healthy recipe: Bean & barley soup

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 7th, 2013 | No Comments »
Bean & Barley Soup

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings, 2 1/2 cups each Servings: 4 Active Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes To Make Ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months. Recipe Description: This hearty bean and barley soup tastes like it has simmered for hours but it’s actually quite quick to throw together and freezes beautifully. If you have cooked barley on hand, omit the quick-cooking barley and stir in 1 1/2 cups cooked barley along with the ...