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2014-04-11 16:21:53

In the news release, Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight against Pediatric Brain Tumors, issued 11-Apr-2014 by Giant Food of Landover, Md. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline was incorrect on the news release. The headline in the news release should be, "Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight against Pediatric Cancer" rather than "Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight...

2014-04-11 12:23:36

Giant Food Committed to Raise $1.6M for Pediatric Cancer Research LANDOVER, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all Giant Food customers: from April 11(th) through July 10(th), shoppers will have the opportunity to help support pediatric cancer care and research at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and The Children's Cancer Foundation, Inc. through Giant Food's annual Triple Winner( )Game. Customers who make a $1 contribution* receive a Triple Winner scratch ticket that could make...

2014-01-28 12:23:55

Funds raised through 150 mile cycling event will support breakthrough research, education and patient care. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia's first annual Ride to Conquer Cancer launched on Tuesday to raise vital funds for the cancer programs at Penn Medicine. Funds raised will be used immediately to support breakthrough cancer research, education and patient care programs at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center. "We are absolutely thrilled to...

2013-10-22 08:33:44

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CureCancerStarter.org, one of the first websites to connect cancer patients, their friends and family to cancer researchers, launched today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH01403-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH01403LOGO-b) CureCancerStarter.org, a 501c3 nonprofit, features cancer research from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (Chapel Hill, NC), The Duke...

2013-09-26 16:27:07

- No. 1 Cancer Center in U.S. Has New Home in New Jersey - CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cooper University Health Care and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center signed a partnership agreement to create MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden. This new, integrated cancer center will be the first partnership for MD Anderson in the Northeast. MD Anderson is located in Houston, Texas, and is the No. 1 cancer center in the United States...

2013-07-16 12:27:49

Kansas City-Based SLCI Focuses On Research And Leadership When Selecting New Director Timothy J. Pluard, M.D. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Cancer Institute (SLCI) announced today Timothy J. Pluard, M.D., has been appointed the new medical director for the acclaimed cancer institute. Pluard currently serves as associate professor of medicine at Washington University and clinical director, section of breast oncology at Siteman Cancer Center,...

2013-07-02 20:21:12

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Leadership Award during a ceremony Tuesday, July 2 honoring the Governor for his contributions in the prevention and treatment of cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130702/DC42334) "Increasing access to high-quality cancer treatment services for New...

2013-06-10 12:27:31

CAMDEN, N.J., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper University Health Care and MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a letter of intent to form a partnership that will provide cancer patients in the region with access to the most advanced cancer treatments available. The institutions have agreed to create a joint Cooper-MD Anderson Cancer Center and co-branded centers in New Jersey. The partnership includes exclusivity for MD Anderson and Cooper in New Jersey, Delaware and parts of...

2013-05-31 12:23:53

INDIANAPOLIS, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In athletics, the Big Ten universities compete against each other but now many will join together against a common foe -- cancer. Leaders from the universities' cancer centers will kick-off the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium on June 1 in Chicago. They are uniting to transform cancer research through collaborative oncology trials that leverage the scientific and clinical expertise of the Big Ten universities. "Tremendous strengths...

2013-04-09 08:30:55

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and HackensackUMC's John Theurer Cancer Center to Develop Consortium WASHINGTON and HACKENSACK, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center, part of Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J., announce the establishment of an oncology affiliation agreement to foster robust...