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  September 2008 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

The Cancer Project Symposium Cancer and Nutrition Symposium a Huge Success
More than 300 oncologists, dietitians, nurses, and other health care professionals attended The Cancer Project’s third annual Cancer and Nutrition Symposium in August. Participants heard eight groundbreaking presentations from top cancer researchers about the connections between diet and cancer. Read More >

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caged catSens. McCain and Obama on Animal Testing
With the presidential election just around the corner, PCRM wants to know where Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama stand on animal testing. PCRM scientists want the public to sign a petition asking McCain and Obama to tell us what they think about the Food and Drug Administration not mandating the use of proven alternatives to animal testing by companies applying for approval for their products. Read more >

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Humane Seal of ApprovalHumane Seal Awarded to Stand Up for a Cure
The Humane Charity Seal of Approval helps donors separate charities that fund animal experiments from those that provide vital services or advance research without the use of animals. Stand Up for a Cure is the latest addition. Read more >

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vegan diet bookVegan Author on Capitol Hill
Rory Freedman, co-author of the best-selling diet manifesto Skinny Bitch, visited Capitol Hill with PCRM this summer to offer nutrition advice, weight-loss tips, and samples of delicious vegan food to members of Congress and their staffs. Learn more >

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Neal Barnard, M.D.Join Dr. Neal Barnard on the Holistic Holiday at Sea
The Holistic Holiday at Sea is not just a tropical get-away, it’s a vacation for the mind, body, and spirit—and you are invited. Join PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., and other health experts for this seven-night cruise in the Caribbean in March. Read more >

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