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Published in March, 2011

Prevent Cancer Foundation Raises Over $1.2 Million at Annual Spring Gala, “The Enchanting Principality of Monaco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2011 MEDIA CONTACT: Liona Chan (703) 519-2107 Liona.Chan@preventcancer.org Funds Raised Support Innovative Cancer Prevention Research, Education and Community Outreach Programs (WASHINGTON D.C.) — The Prevent Cancer Foundation held its 17th Annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum on March 11, 2011. The Foundation welcomed 900 guests to the event, […]

A Daughter’s Story: Colon Cancer’s Impact on a Family

“Well, it’s the size of a small orange,” my dad said as he pointed at the images taken of a tumor during his colonoscopy. It was a Tuesday night, and I felt a sense of relief that we had finally found the source of stomach pain and unexplained weight loss that he suffered from for […]

Prevent Cancer Super Colon Hits Northern California

The Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ and a tsunami hit northern California at the same time this week as the Sonoma County Oncology Nursing Society (SCONS) hosted the exhibit at the Coddingtown Mall in Santa Rosa, CA.  The collaborative effort that SCONS put together included Santa Rosa Imaging Center, Kaiser Permanente, Endoscopy Center of Santa Rosa, […]

Researcher Q&A with Dr. Raymond Konger

In spring 2007, Dr. Raymond Konger was awarded a grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to support his research on skin cancer. Now an Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Dermatology at Indiana University, Dr. Konger continues his research, stating, “My focus on cancer prevention is based on the idea that the best […]

Katherine Hayes, JD, to speak at the 2011 Dialogue for Action

We are excited to announce that Katherine Hayes, JD, will speak on Health Care Reform 101 at the 2011 Dialogue for Action taking place March 24-25 in Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Hayes is a lead scientist and professional lecturer in the Department of Health Policy at George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services […]

Healthy Recipes: Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken

Chicken turns this Greek-inspired salad into a substantial main course. Feel free to substitute other chopped fresh vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, for the tomatoes or cucumber. Use leftover chicken, store-roasted chicken or quickly poach a couple boneless, skinless chicken breasts while you prepare the rest of the salad. Serve with pita bread […]

ScreeningSaves.org: Ready for a Challenge?

To honor National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation launched the Screening Saves Lives Web site and issued a Screening Saves Lives National Challenge to community organizations to submit colorectal cancer screening and awareness projects and initiatives.  As part of the Challenge, organizations are asked to mobilize their communities to demonstrate their support […]

Early Detection Was the Gift of Life

This Friday, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is hosting its 17th Annual Spring Gala: The Enchanting Principality of Monaco and I am honored to be involved in its planning. For me, this Gala is not just another social event; it is an important celebration for a cause that is especially close to my heart. In the […]

Advocates from Across the Country Kick-Off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by Calling Congress to Ask Legislators to Support Colorectal Cancer Screening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2011 http://www.PreventCancer.org Contact:  Lisa Hughes (703)519-2118 WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 2-3, 2011 advocates from across the country called their legislators urging them to support bipartisan and bicameral legislation that will ensure access to colorectal cancer screening and treatment by authorizing funding for grants to public agencies and other entities. […]

Healthy Recipes: Pacific Sole with Oranges & Pecans

Not so long ago, Dover sole meant an overcooked fillet swimming in butter, dotted with tasteless dried herbs and soaked in too much lemon juice. But sole deserves a comeback: it can become a satisfying, sophisticated, one-skillet dinner with very little effort. The recipe can easily be doubled. 2 servings Active Time: 20 minutes  Total […]