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2014-08-12 08:29:13

Think Pink Lipstick Sales Benefit American Cancer Society; Kicks Off With Staging of Iconic Kiss Photo in Hollywood with Global Beauty Ambassador and Award-Winning Music Artist Fergie at Walgreens on August 14th LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- wet n wild(®) (www.wnwbeauty.com) announces the launch of the #MoreKisses campaign, which will kick off this month to benefit the American Cancer Society® via sales of the brand's most popular lipstick, Think Pink. Available...

2014-08-08 10:59:46

American Cancer Society Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking many years after a diagnosis, according to a new study by American Cancer Society researchers. Further, among ten cancer sites included in the analysis, the highest rates of smoking were in bladder and lung cancers, two sites strongly associated with smoking. The study appears early online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Cigarette smoking...

2014-08-05 12:31:30

9th Annual Race Supports Lung Cancer Research SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strides for Life 9 will return to Southampton, NY at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, August 10, 2014. The 3-mile fun run/walk around scenic Lake Agawam was the first ever of its kind to support lung cancer research and is a signature event of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF, www.lungfund.org). LCRF funds critical lung cancer research grants at leading cancer research institutions...

2014-08-05 08:28:20

Demands Manufacturers Prove Claims of Safety and Benefits For Prostate Cancer Treatments CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent Florida prostate cancer specialist is leading a groundswell of physicians and prostate cancer patients challenging the efficacy of a popular robotic surgical treatment marketed and promoted into near ubiquitous use in hospitals across the nation. In an extensive article...

2014-07-30 23:07:03

NTC participated in its 5th consecutive 2014 Relay For Life of Palm Harbor & Tarpon Springs event in an effort to benefit the American Cancer Society’s research for a cure and to also bring awareness to the fight against cancer. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 1.7 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States in 2014. (1) NTC, a leading research and document-processing provider for the mortgage and...

2014-07-25 23:03:33

Sue Ward to Join the ABTA from American Cancer Society Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) announced today that Sue Ward, most recently Talent Development Trainer of Distinguished Events, and Corporate and Special Events Manager - Partnerships and Experience for the American Cancer Society, will be joining the ABTA in the newly created position of Director, National Volunteer Programs. Ward will oversee the roll out of a nationwide brain tumor...

2014-07-24 12:25:26

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rifftime, the prestigious digital showcase for musicians at all stages of their careers, is pleased to announce the American Cancer Society will sponsor a number of concerts to be held as part of the upcoming Rifftime On Route 66 Linear Music Festival. Along the historic Route 66 that runs from Chicago to Los Angeles, Festival musicians will perform free of charge for audiences that will include patients and their families. Music has...

2014-07-16 23:10:21

For the first time ever, Prostate cancer patients can complete a survey describing how their diagnosis changed their lives. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Prostate cancer disrupts men's lives in ways that are unimaginable. Now, for the first time ever, a national survey is asking men to describe their experiences regarding life after Prostate Cancer diagnosis. The National Men's Cancer Survivor support and advocacy nonprofit, Malecare Cancer Support, designed and launched...

2014-07-11 08:24:49

OAKLAND, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of participants will come together next weekend in Oakland to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event ignites team spirit among participants and works to raise funds used to save lives and create more birthdays by helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. Logo -...

2014-07-10 23:12:03

MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals to Sponsor American Cancer Society's 'Fight Cancer from the Fairways' Golf Tournament Odessa, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals, LLC is proud to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming 'Fight Cancer from the Fairways' golf tournament, staged by the American Cancer Society at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland on September 22, 2014. MedActive recently committed to join with the American Cancer Society...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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