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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...

2014-05-08 09:30:29

AURORA, the first international molecular screening program for metastatic breast cancer, presented at IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference While research has made great strides in recent decades to improve and significantly extend the lives of patients with early breast cancer, the needs of patients with advanced or metastatic disease have largely been ignored. Moreover, despite the fact that the overall breast cancer death rate has dropped steadily over the last decade and significant...

2014-05-07 08:33:27

Planet Fitness locations to waive sign-up fees from May 7-14 when new members make a donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® when they join TROY, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Mother's Day, Planet Fitness is sponsoring its fifth annual Mother's Day promotion to raise money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), and the media community is rallying to support the cause. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/85153 Photo -...

2014-04-30 23:01:56

Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, NJ announces new website video testimonials highlighting the benefits of early detection of breast cancer and comprehensive care of breast cancer patients. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Montclair Breast Center was created to fulfill the vision of its Founder and Director, Dr. Nancy Elliott, by treating a patient the way she would like to be treated herself. “It’s hard to convey in words what the early detection of breast cancer and truly...

2014-04-22 12:07:09

Anxiety over false positive does not negatively influence future screening choices Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being. Their findings are reported in "Consequences of False-Positive Screening Mammograms," which was published online in the April 21, 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine. Anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of women who undergo routine screening mammography...

2014-04-21 23:10:56

The fifth annual People with Purpose Awards Luncheon on April 24 recognizes the contributions of local nonprofits, business leaders, and doctors in support of breast cancer survivors. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation today announced that they are hosting a community awards event on April 24. The fifth annual People with Purpose Awards Luncheon honors people and organizations from the Bay Area whose contributions have supported breast cancer survivors and...

2014-04-18 12:13:08

Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases. The largest ever study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues to the genetic causes of this particular kind of breast cancer, which can be missed through screening. The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal PloS...

2014-04-16 23:15:35

Houston Cyclists & Those Touched By Breast Cancer gather together 9.14.14 for Tour de Pink. Registration is now open for the 10th annual bike ride at tourdepink.org. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 SOFTLAYER presents the 10th annual Tour de Pink bike ride benefiting Pink Ribbons Project Sunday, September 14 at Prairie View A&M University. Tour de Pink is the first bike ride in Texas to solely benefit breast cancer awareness and education. “We are thrilled to open...

2014-04-04 23:40:49

Dr. Vera Packard, Executive Director of HERS Breast Cancer Foundation, has been invited by Silicon Valley Business Journal to participate as a mentor in their BizWomen: Mentoring Monday event on April 7. Fremont, Calif. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation today announced that their Executive Director, Dr. Vera Packard, will participate as a mentor in Silicon Valley Business Journal’s national networking event on Monday, April 7. BizWomen: Mentoring Monday is an exciting...


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