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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...

2014-06-02 08:27:35

- Fans Who Donate $50 or More to the American Cancer Society on Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com Will Receive a Redeemable tm ticket cash(TM) Code - LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From now until Friday, Oct. 31, Live Nation Entertainment will work once again with the American Cancer Society to promote awareness about cancer issues and raise much-needed funds for the fight against cancer. For every $50 that fans donate through Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com, they...

2014-05-30 12:26:08

Blue Cure Foundation Leads Push for 100,000 Signatures HOUSTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cure Foundation announces the launch of a nationwide campaign petitioning the President to light the White House blue for one night in recognition of September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. To heighten awareness of cancer prevention and healthy lifestyle choices, Blue Cure plans to collect 100,000 signatures on the White House petition site to create a tremendous...

2014-05-28 23:17:53

Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, New Jersey, Disappointed with Media Coverage of Study Cited by the British Medical Journal Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Dr. Nancy Elliott, Founder of Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, NJ commented; “Recent media attention to a deeply flawed study from the British Medical Journal (BMJ) is disappointing. The BMJ article, published on February 11, 2014, is based on the widely discredited Canadian National Breast Screening Study, which used a...

2014-05-22 16:25:42

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been recognized by the Healthcare Advertising Awards competition for three of its 2013 advertising and integrated communications campaigns. The company received a Gold award for its Breast Cancer Awareness Month social media campaign; a Silver award for the educational video titled "The Anatomy of Cancer" and a Bronze award for its long-form "documercial" titled "Cancer, Winning...

2014-05-16 16:24:45

FRISCO, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seizing on the newest technological breakthrough, Centennial Medical Center now offers 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, to help detect smaller tumors sooner when breast cancer is in its earliest stages. This new 3D technology boasts a 40% increase in the detection of invasive breast cancer. "I am excited about using this innovative technology to gain a better view of dense and fatty tissue so that smaller tumors can be...

2014-05-15 23:10:31

Local affiliate of national health organization continues 16-year tradition of funding programs to help fill gaps in breast health services for underserved populations. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for undeserved individuals. Federal and state-funded...

2014-05-12 23:03:11

Pink Power Mom™ Program Honors Moms and Breast Cancer Survivors Making a Difference (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Starting Monday, May 12, through June 26, Pink Power Mom™ will accept nominations for moms with a personal connection to breast cancer and are dedicated to helping others. Annually, the program and network honors eight women, celebrating their accomplishments as moms, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. This one-of-a-kind program awards $9,000 over the course of five years to each...

2014-05-08 12:26:19

Facility to be named Under Armour LiveWell Center at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center BALTIMORE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Under Armour (NYSE: UA) announced that it has committed a gift of $10 million to provide infrastructure and innovation to the Under Armour LiveWell Center at The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. The gift comes through Under Armour's Power in Pink Campaign, which strives to create awareness around women's breast health and celebrate women who use...


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