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Events Large & Small Helping #2PreventCancer!

Living in Washington, DC, one of the most expensive cities for young professionals in the United States, makes it difficult to set aside money for weekend activities, let alone charitable contributions. I often hear this from friends across the country: “I want to donate, but I don’t have much to give.” In my job as […]

Combining Friends, Family & Poker to Fund Cancer Research

It’s Wednesday night in New York. What do you do?  If you’re Michele and Drew Figdor, you combine your love of entertaining and poker with supporting a good cause. What initially started in 2004 as a cocktail party to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation is now an annual Bad Beat on Cancer® poker tournament hosted by […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Teams With MyMixedNuts.com To Create Healthy Trail Mix

Healthy Eating is one of the most important things you can do to prevent cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation asked Dr. Ann Kulze, noted nutrition and wellness expert, to create a mix full of fruits, seeds, and other ingredients that are both delicious and good for you. Hence, the Prevent Cancer Foundation Trail Mix was […]

Jan's 5K Challenge:The “Why?” Factor

This week I made my biggest commitment to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K yet.  I’m fundraising: asking friends, family and acquaintances to make a donation in support of my participation. Why did I wait until now for this part of the commitment?  I wanted to feel confident my knees were good to go.  Last year […]

Live Long: 7 Reasons to Join Team Prevention

What’s Team Prevention you ask? Team Prevention is the wonderful mix of runners, walkers, volunteers, and sponsors that make the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K one of the “Best Bets for 5Ks” in the Washington, DC metro area.   Here are just a few reasons you should get involved today: Meet new friends. Whether you are registering as […]

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.  […]

“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 […]

Bad Beat on Cancer: Cancer is a Drag

No, we’re not very unattractive women in need of electrolysis. We’re dressing in drag to play poker and support Bad Beat on Cancer® during the World Series of Poker (WSOP).  Okay, and maybe it’s because we like to wear ladies’ clothing just a little bit. The Bet Seriously, why are we doing this?  Rafe lost a game of […]