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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...

2014-05-28 08:33:09

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silverstrom Group is proud to announce the first winner of the Smiles for Life Award in partnership with the American Cancer Society. Inspired to donate their medical expertise to help others, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom's philanthropic award bestows a cosmetic dental makeover worth $25,000 to a cancer survivor in the New Jersey/New York area. After a long selection process, the dentists chose Betty Wetterauw of...

2014-05-15 23:12:41

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says,“According to an article published by the American Cancer Society about 3,000 US citizens are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year, which is not a very large number when compared to the population size of the demographic for potential victims. This week we wanted to share key statistics from the American Cancer Society in the hopes of educating victims and family members of this small population on what to look out for, as well explain to...

2014-05-14 23:00:45

Civic Duty, a charity cofounded by Julian Omidi and his brother Dr. Michael Omidi, is a sponsor of the First Annual Survivor’s Fashion Show benefitting the American Cancer Society. This celebratory event will honor those currently fighting and those who have fervently survived cancer and is scheduled for June 26, 2014, in Hollywood, the focus of the evening is a fashion show featuring cancer survivors modelling today’s latest styles. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In the United States alone,...

2014-05-13 23:02:29

When Wayne Eisman, MD, decided not to run for reelection as President of ENTA—a post he has held successfully for the past 16 years—the Practice turned to another proven veteran they were certain could provide the needed leadership and vision to guide them through the accelerating changes being faced in the medical landscape. That person is Robert Green, MD. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The challenges and responsibilities of helping to lead a medical practice as large, dynamic...

2014-05-13 16:28:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important keys to surviving cancer is access to treatment. For many patients, the best hope for a cure means traveling to a treatment facility in another city, sometimes for weeks or months. To help patients overcome the financial and emotional stress associated with traveling for treatment, Extended Stay America - the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. - recently announced an unprecedented multi-year...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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