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

Posted by Rebecca Evans 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 for a prestigious 2014 Laurels Award? We’re sure you know someone who has impacted many lives in an effort to improve cancer prevention and early detection. Do you know someone who has: Demonstrated exemplary national leadership in this area? Developed and implemented an innovative program? Channeled passion for these issues by effectively advocating for positive change in the public, professional or political arena? Now is your chance to recognize their dedication nationally and nominate them for a 2014 Cancer Prevention Laurels Award. Since 2003, the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s national Dialogue for Action™ Laurels Awards have honored 39 individuals – and one cartoon character – who have made a real difference in cancer prevention and early detection. Please join co-sponsors the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and the ...

Prevent Cancer announces exciting new partnership with Dr. Ann!

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Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with respected wellness expert Dr. Ann Kulze, M.D. Dr. Ann is a highly esteemed physician, best-selling author and motivational speaker. She is a former member of Prevent Cancer’s Board of Directors and a current member of our Medical Advisory Board. The new resources cover a variety of health and wellness topics including healthy eating, smart grocery shopping, getting picky kids to eat right and staying ...

Happy and healthy during the holidays (Infographic)

Posted by Will Mellor, Graphic Design Manager on December 4th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Wellness - Studies show that weight gained during the holiday season isn’t lost during the rest of the year. Temptations are everywhere in the month of December – holiday cookies and copious amounts of eggnog provide zero nutritional value. Don’t let the holiday season destroy your health! We created this infographic using Dr. Ann’s article Staying Healthy During the Holidays to provide you with helpful tips for maintaining your health during the craze of holiday festivities. You’ll be ...

#GivingTuesday: It can save your life

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on December 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »
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#GivingTuesday - Holidays are a time for celebrating, loving and giving – not living in fear. The word “cancer” inflicts fear in millions of Americans every day. In 2013 alone, 580,000 people will die from the disease, taking away the mothers, fathers, spouses, siblings, children and friends we hold especially dear to our hearts during this season. Research shows that up to 60 percent of cancer cases and more than 50 percent of cancer deaths are preventable. ...