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Women’s Focus III, Breast Cancer Awareness Month Releases

September 9, 2008

The following releases focuses on the topic Women’s Focus III, Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

ALL TIME-OFFS ARE IN EASTERN TIME, UNLESS NOTED STORIES MOVED AT 4:35 AM ET ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2008.

When Hot Flashes Require Medical Attention Source: BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

New Project Captures Underrepresented Voices of Young Breast Cancer Patients

Source: Iris BioTechnologies

The following knowledgeable industry leaders and scholars from Business Wire’s ExpertSource database are available to discuss topics relating to Women’s Focus III, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Paul R. Gliedman, M.D. is the Medical Director of Brooklyn Radiation Oncology — Vantage Oncology. He is an Associate Director of Continuum Cancer Centers of New York and the Director of Radiation Oncology at Beth Israel Medical Center, Brooklyn Division. He also serves as an attending physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital. Prior to his position as Medical Director at Brooklyn Radiation Oncology, he also served as Director of Radiation Oncology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. Before joining Continuum Cancer Center, Dr. Gliedman was a Director of Radiation Oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Gliedman has extensive experience in managing cancer of the prostate, breast, lung, central nervous system, and gastrointestinal tract, as well as gynecologic cancers. He has developed active cancer programs in prostate radioactive seed implantation (Brachytherapy) and stereotactic radiosurgery. Dr. Gliedman has received numerous awards and recognitions including Castle Connolly’s New York Top Doctors and the Ladies Home Journal Top Doctors for Women. Dr. Gliedman received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and his residency in Radiation Oncology at New York University Medical Center also in New York.

PR Contact: Trace Longo, 949-364-2821, trace.longo@sbcglobal.net

Sona Mehring is founder and executive director of CaringBridge.org. Based upon the idea of keeping friends and family informed during times of medical crisis, Mehring’s vision was to create a free service that would not only ease the stress of communication, but also provide a means for people to express cheerful words of encouragement to ones they love. This function would alleviate the burden of making several emotional phone calls without disturbing the patients need for rest. In addition, each Web site would include pictures and daily updates, as well as an online guestbook allowing all parties to stay informed without placing extra demands on hospital staff. Mehring and CaringBridge have become widely known for their creation of Compassion Technology. In 2006, she was recognized by MSN.com as one of the nation’s leading women working for change. She has also been awarded CBS affiliate-WCCO’s Good Neighbor Award, the Angel Foundation Star Award and was a finalist for the Minnesota High Tech Association’s TEKNE Award in 2004. Mehring is also a member of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and National Health Council. Today more than 150,000 families have created free, personalized CaringBridge Web sites. These CaringBridge sites have received over a half a billion visits and leaving over 20 million guestbook messages of hope and encouragement by families and friends. All 50 United States are represented, including over 190 countries around the world. Every 10 minutes a new CaringBridge Web site is created. CaringBridge sites connect over 20 million families a year, making it the leading force and most widely used online service of its kind. For additional information, please visit www.caringbridge.org.

PR Contact: Melissa Bohlig, 612-677-1717, mbohlig@roepkepr.com

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The following are upcoming Features Package release dates:

September 11 – Real Estate II

September 15 – Fitness & Health IV

September 16 – Fashion & Beauty III, Bridal

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SOURCE: Business Wire