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2010-09-30 11:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Commission for Women today turned the state Capitol's Veterans War Memorial Fountain hot pink to highlight October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "This pink fountain is truly a spectacle, but our goal is a serious one: by raising awareness of breast cancer, we can save lives," said Leslie Stiles, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. "We hope that the pink fountain will serve as a reminder for...

2010-09-30 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- 32-year-old Sandra Fuentes was nursing her newborn, when she felt a lump in her breast. The wife and mother of three was terrified. In 2002, her mother had lost her battle with the deadly disease, and two of her aunts had already been diagnosed. When Fuentes realized that she had breast cancer, she knew she was in for the fight of her life. After a radical mastectomy, six months of chemotherapy, radiation, a hysterectomy, and breast reconstruction...

2010-09-01 13:07:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Be Aware Foundation is hosting their first annual concert series - Songs For Hope - with multi-Grammy® Award winning artist and this season's "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Michael Bolton, to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer and clinical research. The evening will also feature performances by multi-Grammy Award winning R&B...

2009-10-01 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today in recognition of the 25th anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October: "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month offers us a moment to remember those lost, honor those who survived, and reiterate our commitment to finding a cure. For 25 years, this month has marked great strides in outreach, prevention, detection, and treatment. Yet it has also reminded us of the...


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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