Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

STOP IT!

Posted by Rebecca Evans 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 Black Friday and Cyber Monday and we would like you to join! We have a simple way for you to show your support for our important message of cancer prevention and early detection. Change your Facebook profile picture to our Stop It avatar now through December 3: 1. Right click on the image 2. "Save as" and save image to your desktop or folder 3. Upload to Facebook as your profile picture with the description: preventcancer.org #StopIt #preventcancer #GivingTuesday Once you have changed your profile picture, please share with your friends and loved ones via social media and email. Thank you for being a partner in our mission to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection. Together we can Stop It! Make a donation to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

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 ...

#GivingTuesday: Changing the world at the click of a mouse

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 6th, 2013 | No Comments »
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#GivingTuesday - Some say that we are living in an age without dinner conversation. Teenagers and twenty-somethings snapchat, tweet and text at the table and our Twitter feeds function as newspapers. Social media is everywhere, decreasing in-person human interactions and increasing “screen time.” What’s hunched over, red-eyed and always staring at its iPhone? Someone living in the age of social media. But these technological tools can be used for good. #GivingTuesday, a movement taking place on December 3 ...