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2014-07-08 12:28:54

Lee National Denim Day® has raised millions for breast cancer programs and research, and three ambassadors will help lead this year's campaign MERRIAM, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans' 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of dollars to fight breast cancer. The three women will join Lee on Friday, October 3, to urge millions of people nationwide to put on their jeans and...

2014-07-01 16:26:24

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Breast Cancer Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/generic_drugs/global_breast_cancer_drugs_market.html About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast tissue. It occurs in both males and females; however, male breast cancer is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal...

2014-07-01 12:22:23

-- 2014 marks Ford's sixth consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor of the ESSENCE Festival that kicks off this weekend in New Orleans DEARBORN, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be there to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with the keys to an all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, as part of its title sponsorship. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established...

2014-06-30 08:30:59

WORCESTER, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great publicity and enthusiastic celebrity support has worked wonders to raise awareness of breast cancer. But while medical professionals struggle to determine what exactly we can do to reduce it - More mammograms or fewer? Aggressive intervention or delayed? - all the attention may be misleading our young women. A recent survey, commissioned by Peter Ventura, a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney in Worcester, MA, found...

2014-06-27 23:08:47

Montclair Breast Center’s own Patient Outcomes Results support study that finds 3D Mammography is more effective in finding breast cancer than 2D mammography. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 3D Mammography (tomosynthesis), a 3-dimensional breast imaging technique, plays a key role in breast cancer detection at the most treatable stages. Dr. Nancy Elliott, a renowned breast surgeon and Founder and Director of Montclair Breast Center, a New Jersey Breast Center of Excellence, says; “Within six...

Novel Three-Dimensional Imaging Ups Breast Cancer Detection Rate
2014-06-25 08:26:41

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Tomosynthesis is a type of three-dimensional imagery added to 170,000 examinations. Adding this new type of breast imaging technique to digital mammography has been associated with a decrease in the proportion of patients who need to be called back for additional imaging and an increase in cancer detection rate. Although screening mammography has drawn criticism for large amounts of false-positive results, limited sensitivity and...

2014-06-24 12:24:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will team up at tonight's Angels game to recognize Cancer Survivorship Day and honor those who have survived the disease. The partnership is focused on raising awareness for the fight against cancer, which affects about half of all men and a third of all women in the United States. Two St. Joseph Health cancer survivors will be recognized during the pregame ceremony. Daniel Mabbott,...

2014-06-18 23:13:21

Proceeds from June 27 game against Arizona Rattlers will be donated in support of services for breast cancer survivors. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF) today announced that they are teaming up with the San Jose SaberCats arena football team to raise awareness and funds in support of local organizations that serve breast cancer survivors. Proceeds from each ticket sold for the June 27 game against the Arizona Rattlers will benefit HERS Breast Cancer...

2014-06-09 14:24:28

Wiley Physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis has been linked with prolonged survival and improved quality of life, but most participants in a large breast cancer study did not meet national physical activity guidelines after they were diagnosed. Moreover, African-American women were less likely to meet the guidelines than white women. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that efforts to promote physical...

2014-06-02 16:24:20

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, N.J., played host to more than 20 LPGA stars on Monday as former LPGA pro Val Skinner hosted her 15(th) annual LIFE Event, raising $500,000 for breast cancer research and awareness initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93354 Thanks to the support of current stars Brittany Lincicome, Christina Kim and Cheyenne Woods along with Hall of Famers Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley and...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.