• 6/28/2011

    In July 2001, The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation shifted gears as a nonprofit that had its start in 1987 and opened its doors, literally, to direct services to support adults impacted by cancer.  With our organization’s dedicated Board of Directors and small staff, including two oncology social

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  • 6/21/2011

    Summer grilling season is in full force.  Health experts, including registered dietitians, often advise people to choose baked, broiled, or grilled foods as healthier alternatives to fried foods.  As a general rule, this is true.  However, there is much more to the story as it relates to cancer

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  • 6/16/2011

    Father's Day is this Sunday.  Every year in June, we honor the special "Dads" in our lives.  For fathers who have passed away, it is a day to honor the loving memories and remember the special times shared together as a family.

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  • 6/03/2011

    If the food guide pyramid leaves you scratching your head and wondering what and how much you should be eating, you are not alone.  Fortunately, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) revealed the plate icon today, a simpler and easier way to implement dietary guidelines.

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  • 6/01/2011

    Jeremy Geffen, M.D., is a trained oncologist who has been treating patients and families impacted by cancer for several years.  Dr.

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