Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

The Prevent Cancer Fantasy Football Challenge

Posted by Rebecca Evans on November 25th, 2013 | No Comments »

Events - On Wednesday November 6, friends, family and colleagues gathered at the Bayou in Georgetown to participate in the third annual draft night fundraiser for the Prevent Cancer Fantasy Football Challenge, a fun filled evening of competition and strategy to support Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission of saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection. The Prevent Cancer Fantasy League is made up of 16 teams divided into 4 divisions and is a “mini-season” within the traditional NFL season. The Prevent Cancer league season consists of three consecutive regular season games followed by two playoff rounds. Only division winners advance to the playoffs. The grand prize includes an incredible Washington D.C. sports package featuring premium tickets to Capitals, Nationals and Wizards games. Among the evening’s highlights prior to a competitive and lively draft, Carolyn “Bo” Aldigé thanked the crowd saying, “This event really makes a difference not only to raise money and awareness on the prevention and early detection of cancer but to also introduce friends and family to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.” The Prevent Cancer Foundation benefits from a variety of local fundraising events hosted by volunteers across the country. Since 2011, Headley Butler, Stuart Prince, Roger Edwards and Victor Maddux have organized this ...

David Tutera: Educating Youth on Health and Staying Active

Posted by Jan Bresch, Executive Vice President and COO on | No Comments »
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Wellness - There’s much more to celebrity wedding planner, author, lifestyle guru, television host and Prevent Cancer Foundation Sustaining Director David Tutera than designing and producing spectacular events.  With an impressive client list that includes a “Who’s Who” of Hollywood, sports and entertainment luminaries and his highly successful “David Tutera: Unveiled” on WEtv, David remains committed to educating individuals on cancer prevention and early detection; Even the very young. Last week David spoke with the students at Robert ...

Healthy recipe: Curried cashews

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 22nd, 2013 | No Comments »
Curried Cashews

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 cups Servings: 48 Active Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes To Make Ahead: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks. Recipe Description: These curried cashews are impossibly addictive—they'll disappear in a flash. If you use salted cashews, omit the added salt. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 6 tablespoons lemon juice 2. 6 tablespoons curry powder 3. 4 teaspoons kosher salt 4. 6 cups unsalted cashews Recipe Steps: 1. Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 250°F. 2. Whisk lemon juice, ...

2013 GLCC lung cancer survey gauges symptom awareness, smoking prevalence

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on November 21st, 2013 | No Comments »
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No Smoking - According to a recent survey investigating awareness of lung cancer symptoms and smoking prevalence, over 70% of surveyed Americans could name symptoms of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer in the U.S. for both men and women. The survey also found that overall, 18% of people were current smokers while 56% had never smoked regularly. Among the other notable findings were that American women are more likely to say that they have never smoked than ...