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2013-09-13 23:24:03

d'Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic about the serious consequences of medical malpractice that results in the failure to diagnose breast cancer. The law firm works with experienced lawyers, who handle these cases. (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among women in the United States. It is estimated that in 2013 alone there will be 232,340 of new cases invasive breast cancer and 39,620 women will die from this disease...

2013-08-30 23:26:21

Portion of the proceeds from the sale of the "Lauren" candle will go to the American Cancer Society, in honor of a 4-year-old cancer victim. Frankfort, KY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Lauren Bells was only three years old when her family was told that she had a rare form of childhood cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). According to the DIPG Registry (http://www.dipgregistry.org/medical-professionals/prognosis/), most studies indicate a median survival of less than 1 year...

2013-08-12 23:17:43

The Barn Bash for Brain Cancer Research is celebrating Megan Patton’s 16 year battle with brain cancer. Proceeds benefit the patient advocacy organization The Chris Elliott Fund. West Linn, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The inaugural Barn Bash for Brain Cancer Research will take place at Long Road Farm in West Linn Oregon. Tickets cost $50 and the 21 and over event will feature endless buffet by Joe’s Burgers, music, dancing, and a no host bar. The event will celebrate the life of brain...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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