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2014-10-20 08:33:02

Effort Enlists Appirio's Topcoder Crowdsourcing Community to Conceptualize and Develop Applications to Help Fund Research, Create Broader Cancer Awareness, and Save Lives SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appirio, a global cloud consultancy, today announced an initiative to donate the power of its topcoder community to help the American Cancer Society (ACS) design and develop a mobile application built on Swift, Apple's new programming language. The ACS Challenge Series,...

2014-10-20 08:31:44

- Taiho Oncology Initiates Rolling NDA Submission for TAS-102 - PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Oncology, Inc., a subsidiary of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Japan), announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Fast Track designation for TAS-102 (nonproprietary names: trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride), an oral combination anticancer drug under investigation for the treatment of refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), and...

2014-10-13 23:03:07

Educational campaign to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 24Hr HomeCare, a leading in-home care provider based in Los Angeles, will sponsor its 4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, Think Pink, this October. During Think Pink, 24Hr HomeCare promotes breast cancer awareness through education and raises funds for research on the disease which, according to the American Cancer Society, currently affects one in eight American...

2014-10-03 16:24:42

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc., a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, is going pink this October for national breast cancer awareness month. As part of the campaign, each of BHG's divisions will participate in a local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk: -- Southwest Ranches, Florida on Oct. 11 in Huizenga Park -- New York City on Oct. 19 in Central...

2014-10-03 08:24:02

Lee National Denim Day® Urges People Nationwide to Wear Jeans Today And Donate $5 to Fund The American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Research And Support Services MERRIAM, Kan., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lee(®) Jeans encourages people to celebrate Lee National Denim Day today by putting on their jeans and donating $5 to the American Cancer Society's fight against breast cancer. Lee National Denim Day has focused on raising money for the Society's life-saving breast...

2014-10-01 23:14:44

During the month of October, William Mattar's well-known blue logos will be changing to pink to promote breast cancer awareness. The firm will also have a special line of pink branded gear available for a donation to the American Cancer Society. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 William Mattar, P.C. is supporting the fight against breast cancer by participating in several causes again this year, including the 5th Annual Paint the Village PINK! Breast Cancer Awareness program and...

2014-09-30 23:23:13

Private New Jersey breast hospital reports 100% of their established patients diagnosed with breast cancer since 2011 have been at the most treatable Stages. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 According to The American Cancer Society, “The goal of screening exams for early breast cancer detection is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms.” Dr. Elliott, founder of Montclair Breast Center says, “We have perfected the early detection of breast cancer and I...

2014-10-01 00:21:25

DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SlimGenics Weight Loss Centers announced their Flagship Sponsorship of the American Cancer Society's (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) Walk. This free 5K walk raises awareness and donations for furthering research and prevention to finish the fight against breast cancer. One in every three cancer deaths can be prevented through proper nutrition and physical activity, according to the ACS. As a leader in nutritionally based weight...

2014-09-30 12:30:30

The Brand Will Support Awareness through a Multi-Channel Campaign Beginning September 29th COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane Bryant, the nation's leading women's specialty size apparel retailer, has announced that they will partner with the American Cancer Society to support Breast Cancer Awareness through a synergistic campaign during the month of October. Throughout the campaign, Lane Bryant clients will be encouraged to make a difference in the fight against the...

2014-09-30 08:31:34

30 percent incur more than $10,000 of debt battling the disease CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority (62%) of America's middle-income cancer survivors say they were not financially prepared for cancer diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study released by the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions (IWS). The study - Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer - surveyed 400 Americans who were 25 to 65 at...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.