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Visiting McHenry County Celebremos Partners

On June 8, I had the pleasure of visiting the Foundation’s ¡Celebremos la vida! site in McHenry County, Illinois. McHenry County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation and over the past twenty years has experienced a dramatic increase in its Hispanic population. Since 2004, the Foundation has partnered with the Family […]

Bad Beat on Cancer: Rockin’ It in Drag!

On Day 1b of the main event of the World Series of Poker, the halls outside the playing rooms were literally packed with hundreds of players excited about their chance to win the big money and the coveted bracelet.  But the money and bracelet were forgotten when they spotted a group of guys in drag.  […]

Prevention is the Ultimate Weapon

Harold P. Freeman, M.D. President, Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention. Prevention is the ultimate weapon against cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation recognized this in 1985, and for nearly 25 years has been doing something about it. Through the leadership of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, I have witnessed an extraordinary increase in national […]

Jan’s 5K Challenge: It Took the Dog

A friend commented that my blog posts about “my challenge” for the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K  seem to be focused on others – and not me – and wondered why? Speed Bump The truth? It’s been far easier to focus on those who have jumped on the challenge wagon and are doing great, then admit […]

Tips for Eating Smart While Dining Out

Editor’s Note: Ann G. Kulze, M.D. is a noted nutrition and wellness expert and physician. This post is part one of a two part series on healthy eating while traveling. Summer travel means dining out and dining out comes with a host of forces that can work against you on the wellness front. Take advantage […]

“Poker Bride” Honors Tutera, Donates to Foundation

Nicole Goodman and her fiancée Dwayne were chosen to be the first couple to receive the wedding of their dreams on the premiere episode of the new season of “My Fair Wedding,” hosted by lifestyle guru and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member, David Tutera. Jackpot! Before David chose the couple, they were finding it difficult […]

Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations praised.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations springs from 25 years of groundbreaking, innovative programs that brought together all the stakeholders around cancer prevention.  Speaking on the road from the Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) and the Breakaway from Cancer campaign, Kathryn West congratulated the Prevent Cancer Foundation on their Silver […]

2013 5k Walk/Run is September 29, 2013

Save the date for the 2014 Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run on September 21 at Nationals Park! Registration coming soon.

2010 Super Colon Tour Wraps Up in the Big Apple

The National Super Colon Tour for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2010 fiscal year ended with a bang on June 7 at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health in New York, NY. Even the busiest New Yorkers had to come and take a look see. There were 985 people that toured the exhibit, talked with staff and volunteers […]

Step Away 5K: Walking the Walk

The part I have loved about the challenge this year is I’m not alone. Last year being the only one in the limelight was a bit daunting.  This year I’ve been joined by my sister Brenda and several of my Prevent Cancer Foundation co-workers, who have accepted their own challenge of making healthier diet decisions and of […]