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Andrea Roane Highlights Foundation’s ¡Celebremos la vida! Program

Posted by Jessica Abeita on June 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »
¡Celebremos la vida!

Even though I’m a pretty shy person I was ready to jump in front of the WUSA News9 cameras to talk about the ¡Celebremos la vida! program with Andrea Roane, WUSA 9 news anchor and a Sustaining Director on the Board of Directors of the Foundation. I was more than happy to talk about Celebremos! This great program is one of the cornerstone outreach programs of the Foundation. For those who are reading this before ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation Helps Provide Screenings in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Posted by Prevent Cancer on March 3rd, 2010 | No Comments »
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A native of Brisyol, Virginia, and former chief of medicine and head of graduate medical education at New Orleans’ famed Ochsner Clinic, Dr. Donald Erwin, President and CEO of St. Thomas Community Health Center, believes his real education began at St. Thomas. “I learned of the clinic in 1987 when two Catholic Sisters of Charity visited my church. They told my congregation that they had founded a clinic in one of the city’s toughest neighborhoods.” ...

Bowling for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

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Philanthropy can come at any age. Parents try to teach their children to give, share with others, and honor their elders. Bryan Evans’s parents have much to be proud of in their 17 year-old son. Bryan was touched by cancer at an early age. In March 2002, his grandfather, Charles Finegan, passed away from colon cancer. The lost of his beloved grandfather was difficult for Bryan, and he channeled those emotions into the driving force in ...

Breast Health Education for Young Women

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Young Women

The foundation’s breast health education for Young Women materials are reaching Communities far and wide. The DVD and facilitator’s guide are now in 35 states across the U.S. and three other countries. From urban schools in Minnesota, to health fairs in New York, to a health center in Bermuda, educators are using the materials to teach breast health behavior to young women in their communities. The 14-minute educational DVD emphasizes the importance of early detection ...