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2014-03-26 16:25:02

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The most comprehensive review of the performance of Canada's cancer control systems reveals that some older Canadians with colon, lung or breast cancer are not receiving guideline-recommended radiation and chemotherapy at the same rate as younger patients with these cancers. This age-related disparity may be explained by a number of factors. For example, older people are more likely to have other acute and or chronic health problems, which could...

2014-03-25 08:27:28

- Livenation.com and Ticketmaster.com Give Fans Opportunity to Help Fight Cancer through April 13, 2014 - LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and the American Cancer Society announced today a collaboration to raise awareness of cancer issues and critically needed funds to help finish the fight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/LA85683LOGO Fans of concerts, sports, theater and family events can make a donation to help fight...

2014-03-22 23:04:05

Pretty In Pink Foundation achieves business milestone while providing hope and healing to underinsured and uninsured North Carolinians diagnosed with breast cancer Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina under the leadership of its Founder Dr. Lisa Tolnitch, Pretty In Pink Foundation (http://www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org) proudly celebrates ten years of serving North Carolinian women and men diagnosed with breast cancer who are unable to pay for...

2014-03-19 23:30:24

New Jersey Breast Center leading the way in early detection of breast cancer awarded 2nd service excellence honor second year in a row. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Montclair Breast Center, a uniquely comprehensive facility providing annual screening and diagnostic 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis), breast physical exams, breast ultrasound, breast MRI risk assessment and breast health education has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary...

2014-03-19 23:27:28

Thousands were in attendance Saturday, March 14 as Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel announced their continued partnership with Susan G. Komen Acadiana through their second year as presenting sponsor of Race for a Cure®. Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure® is about making a difference in the local community while Komen for the Cure is a global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested nearly $2,487,000 locally and nearly $2 billion since its inception in 1982. Charenton, LA...

2014-03-14 08:25:12

First year of support for NBCF's campaign exceeds expectations PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While 2013 was only the first year that GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC), the nation's largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products, and 59 of its third party vendor partners threw their support behind the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the GNC team raised over $775,000. Looking ahead to 2014, GNC...

2014-03-04 23:03:52

The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. Fremont, California (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. The Stanford Cancer Center empowers collaboration, fosters...

2014-03-04 12:25:57

Unequal access to diagnosis and treatment results in deaths of 1,710 black women annually NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national study published today found a black: white disparity in breast cancer mortality in 39 of the most populous U.S. cities, with 35 of those cities experiencing a widening disparity over a 20-year period from 1990 to 2009. The 2014 Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality Study is the largest study of its kind and the first to examine racial...

2014-02-25 23:31:35

Center for Breast Health Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Jackson, MS (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Center for Breast Health at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society,...

2014-02-21 23:21:11

What To Do About The New Controversies Regarding Mammograms Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The controversy about screening mammogram rages on. Last week, the Canadian National Breast Screening Study published its conclusion that "annual mammography in women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination." Some people may interpret this result as women don't need mammogram anymore. On the other hand, we have...


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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.