Prevent Cancer Foundation Blog

Free webcast on cancer funding – February 13 at 3:00 p.m. EST

Posted by Rebecca Evans on February 10th, 2014 | No Comments »

Webcast - We regret to inform you that the Prevent Cancer Foundation webcast “Funding Cancer Research in an Era of Fiscal Restraint” that was scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, February 13 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST must be canceled due to the impending snowstorm on the East Coast. Thank you for your interest and we will be in touch soon with a rescheduled date for the webcast. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is holding a free webcast this Thursday, February 13 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST. We hope you will join us at www.preventcancerwebcast.org to learn more about “Funding Cancer Research in an Era of Fiscal Restraint.” This timely educational event will explore the different challenges for federal funding such as the lingering effects of sequestration, budget battles and competition for resources and how we can work together to successfully advocate to support cancer research. The event will be moderated by Susan Dentzer, who is currently Senior Policy Advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Our panelists will include: Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., who currently serves as President of Samaritan Health Initiatives, Inc. and as an Adjunct Professor at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. From September of 2005 to January 2009 Dr. ...

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Q&A with newly funded researchers: Part 1

Posted by Jenny Twesten, Coordinator, Research and Programs on February 7th, 2014 | No Comments »

Research - Prevent Cancer is proud to announce our six newly funded researchers in cancer prevention and early detection! Maarten Bosland, D.V.Sc., Ph.D., Awesome Games Done Quick Research Grant in Prostate Cancer Sonia de Assis, Ph.D., Holden Family Research Grant in Breast Cancer Prevention Ying Fu, Ph.D., Carlucci Family Research Award in Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Ronan Kelly, M.D., M.B.A., Lilly USA Research Award in Cancer Prevention and Early detection Ronac Mamtani, M.D., M.S.C.E., Figdor Family Research Award in Cancer Prevention Kathryn ...

Healthy recipe: Smoky maple-mustard salmon

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on February 6th, 2014 | No Comments »
Smoky Maple-Mustard Salmon

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Recipe Description: It doesn’t get much easier—or more delicious—than this speedy recipe for roast salmon topped with a smoky maple-mustard sauce. The sweetness of the maple balances the tangy mustard; smoked paprika or ground chipotle adds another layer of flavor. Ask at the fish counter to have the salmon cut into four 4-ounce fillets with the skin removed. Serve with roasted green beans and whole-wheat couscous tossed ...

Physical activity for cancer patients

Posted by Melissa Merson, Marketing and Communications Manager on January 31st, 2014 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily - Patients emerging from cancer treatment are accustomed to detailed instructions from doctors regarding medications, radiation, surgery, etc. Yet when they complete treatment the doctor often sends them along with a simple directive to eat right and be physically active. Patients often are frightened by no longer having a protocol to fight their disease and bewildered as to what to do next. For years there were questions about whether cancer survivors should even attempt physical activity. In ...