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2014-07-31 12:26:49

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideas Collide is excited to announce Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) as a new client. Komen CAN AZ is an Arizona affiliate to Susan G. Komen®, serving the nine counties of central and northern Arizona with breast cancer education, screening and treatment assistance programs. "Partnering with Komen CAN AZ is such an incredible opportunity," said Ideas Collide Account Director Bridget Daly. "This...

2014-07-23 23:05:38

The Circuelle Foundation wants women to know leading researchers believe breast self-exams make a significant impact in detecting breast cancer. SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Circuelle Foundation compiled and released independent research results from leading academic institutions uncovering the importance of breast self-exams (BSE). The historical events and opinions surrounding the need for breast self-exams is contradictory and can be confusing at best, but there is proof...

2014-07-17 23:00:39

Diverse organizations partner with BlogHer, Inc. to host the nation’s largest gathering of online influencers Belmont, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, today announced the top-level BlogHer ’14 sponsors who will join Skype, BlogHer’s Official Communications Partner, to host 4,000 attendees at the San Jose Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley, July 24-26, 2014. “BlogHer '14 is the single...

2014-07-16 12:22:41

Local CITGO Marketer Sponsors Team in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from local CITGO Marketer Bazco Oil Company raised more than $7,000 in support of breast cancer awareness and research in the 23(rd) Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Detroit on June 7. Nearly 20 Bazco Oil employees, family members and friends joined the team and contributed to fundraising efforts, which included station events in May and other...

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...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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