Latest American Cancer Society Stories

2013-10-04 23:02:47

Worldwide Promotion Benefits American Cancer Society of Central Florida Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Kellyco Metal Detectors, the world’s oldest and largest metal detector retailer, today announced a digital promotion and public awareness campaign entitled “Inspect & Detect”, calling on public support for early inspection and detection of breast cancer coinciding with National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The campaign will be promoted through various Kellyco...

2013-10-01 23:36:18

Company Will Donate a Portion of Profits to Breast Cancer Research Concord, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Home medical alert system company, Bay Alarm Medical (http://www.BayAlarmMedical.com), is partnering with the American Cancer Society to promote breast cancer awareness. Breast cancer is the second leading cancer cause of death among women: almost 12% will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Bay Alarm Medical is...

2013-10-01 18:00:56

Rates increasing among African-Americans; reasons unclear Breast cancer incidence rates increased slightly among African American women from 2006 to 2010, bringing those rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women, according to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers. The explanation behind the rise is unclear. The finding is published in Breast Cancer Statistics, 2013 published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed journal of the...

2013-09-30 23:19:35

Encouraging findings in the detection of ovarian cancer come just in time for Reproductive Cancer Awareness Month of September 2013. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 September is recognized by many organizations such as the American Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.org/myacs) as the Reproductive Cancer Awareness month in an effort to educate and inform the public. With the awareness month covering both ovarian and prostate cancers, it’s the perfect time of year for patients...

2013-09-27 23:01:37

A team of 20 from Ellsworth Adhesives participated in the annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraising event. The Ellsworth Adhesives team raised enough to place them first in Wisconsin and fifth in the nation for Relay for Life fundraising. Germantown, WI (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 This past June, a team of 20 from Ellsworth Adhesives, an adhesive products distributor based in Germantown, WI, participated in the annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'