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2014-07-08 12:28:54

Lee National Denim Day® has raised millions for breast cancer programs and research, and three ambassadors will help lead this year's campaign MERRIAM, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans' 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of dollars to fight breast cancer. The three women will join Lee on Friday, October 3, to urge millions of people nationwide to put on their jeans and...

2014-06-26 16:24:51

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentHealth, the nation's leading media network at the Point-of-Care, announced today it has entered into a strategic relationship with the American Cancer Society. The announcement follows the recent launch of the AccentHealth Oncology Network, which features CNN-produced television programming for cancer patients in the waiting room, as well as printed "health panels" with oncology-specific educational information....

2014-06-20 23:03:24

Big ticket items like a weekend getaway to Red Lodge, Montana aim to raise dollars for the American Cancer Society. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Avitus Group is out in full force to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The company's team of 50 launched its online auction this week with an overall goal of raising $2500.00 to help fight cancer. The total value of online auction items is nearly $1300.00 with featured items like a weekend trip to Red Lodge, Montana....

2014-06-19 23:17:42

MedActive is excited to sponsor the American Cancer Society's 17th Annual 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' In Balboa Park, San Diego on October 19th, 2014. Odessa, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 MedActive is gearing up for the American Cancer Society's annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer community walk in Balboa Park. As a flagship sponsor, the company is excited to work closely with the American Cancer Society and volunteers to raise awareness about breast cancer....

2014-06-18 23:06:17

Reseda alcohol and drug addiction treatment center a supporter of American Cancer Society fundraising event. Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Discovery House was once again a sponsor of the annual Relay for Life of Reseda event. The relay took place Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Cleveland High School in Reseda. Volunteers from The Discovery House helped with set up for the event, and the treatment center was a sponsor of the fundraiser. Every year, the American Cancer Society holds...

2014-06-18 16:26:06

Companies Honored for Philanthropy and Corporate Efforts to Reduce Employee Cancer Risk ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Cancer Society recognizes several companies for their generous contributions to the Society's fight against cancer, their efforts to reduce employee cancer risk, and the annual CEO of the Year award. These awards are all part of the American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award Series, presented annually by the Society's Corporate...

2014-06-16 23:12:58

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center tackles a side to mesothelioma never previously discussed by sharing a recent ACS article titled, “Nearing the End of Life.” The group is urging family members of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma to read the article and then call them at 866-714-6466 not only for instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys, but as importantly for information on how a family should deal with this rare, and lethal form of cancer....

2014-06-02 08:27:35

- Fans Who Donate $50 or More to the American Cancer Society on Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com Will Receive a Redeemable tm ticket cash(TM) Code - LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From now until Friday, Oct. 31, Live Nation Entertainment will work once again with the American Cancer Society to promote awareness about cancer issues and raise much-needed funds for the fight against cancer. For every $50 that fans donate through Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com, they...

Cancer Survivor Numbers To Increase Over The Next Ten Years
2014-06-02 05:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With US cancer incidence rates in the midst of a 10-year decline, survivorship rates are on the rise, according to revised statistics released Sunday by the American Cancer Society. Currently, there are an estimated 14.5 million cancer survivors in the US, but that number is expected to rise to nearly 19 million by 2024, researchers from the organization reported in the June 1 edition of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians....

2014-05-30 12:21:06

Local Ohio-area dealership opens arms and stretches legs for overnight cancer fundraising event LIMA, Ohio, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is no denying how big of an impact cancer has on millions of people around the world. The devastating disease is one that shows its ugly face in many forms and is unfortunately a battle most have no choice but to fight on a daily basis. Despite the darkness that cancer brings, the generosity from lifesaving organizations like Relay For...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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