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Cancer Prevention
Prevent Cancer

Powerful Weapon



This PSA educates the public about the importance of a healthy diet for cancer survival and prevention. It mimics a pharmaceutical ad by promoting a healthy vegetarian diet in place of a pill.

Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins on Cancer Prevention


This radio PSA features Academy Award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins with a message about how a healthful, plant-based diet can help with cancer prevention and survival.

Lisa Edelstein

Healthy Beginnings

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From better bike helmets to safer car seats, scientists constantly find new high-tech ways to protect our children from accidents. But today, many parents struggle to safeguard their kids from another threat: obesity and other diet-related health problems that can set the stage for cancer and heart disease later in life. Narrated by House’s Lisa Edelstein, “Healthy Beginnings: Protecting Children from Obesity” helps parents understand the health benefits of a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.


Childhood Obesity
Alec Baldwin

Kids Get Healthy


Narrated by acclaimed actor Alec Baldwin, “Kids Get Healthy” addresses the serious issue of childhood obesity by stressing the importance of fruits, vegetables, and other low-fat vegetarian foods for weight loss, disease prevention, and overall health. This PSA announces our Web site and toll-free number 877-685-KIDS, where parents can order a free booklet filled with fun recipes and nutrition advice.


Humane Seal of Approval
Carol Leifer Give and Let Live

Carol Leifer finds humor in everything—except not knowing where her money goes when she donates to a health charity. That is, until she discovered the Humane Charity Seal of Approval. In “Give and Let Live,” a new radio public service announcement, she explains how this PCRM program helps donors find charities that provide vital care and advance research without using animals.

Noah Wyle

Make Your Donations Count
This radio spot encourages philanthropic giving to charities that promote human health through patient services, health education, or vital research without the use of animals. These PSAs feature:

Noah Wyle, star of ER


Rue McClanahan, star of Golden Girls

Edward Asner, actor

Medical School Live-Animal Labs
Bill Maher

Don’t Let Your Medical Education Go to the Dogs


Bill Maher, comedian and host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appears in this radio PSA urging medical schools to discontinue live dog labs as part of medical training. PCRM provides resources for medical students who wish to opt out of these cruel experiments.


vegetarian diet
El oder del la Alimentacion

El Poder de la Alimentación


Award-winning television journalist Geraldo Rivera narrates PCRM's first Spanish-language PSA. Heart disease and cancer are the top killers of Hispanic-Americans, and this PSA relays the good news that these illnesses can be largely prevented or managed through a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and high-fiber vegetarian foods.

Marilu Henner

Do It for Someone You Love
This radio PSA encourages Americans to eat more vegetarian meals for improved health and as a way to help their family members make healthier choices. Featured celebrities are:

Edward Asner, actor
Marilu Henner, actor, author, and health advocate

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