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Latest breast cancer awareness Stories

2013-10-29 23:27:08

On October 28, 2013, My Positive Perspective aired an episode relating to breast cancer awareness. Appearing on the episode was Richard Valezquez, the founder of the Pink Mohawk movement which raises money for the Susan G Cohen foundation. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 On October 28, 2013, My Positive Perspective aired an episode keeping in line with October being breast cancer awareness month. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Richard Valezquez, the...

2013-10-29 20:22:53

DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1995, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has celebrated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by recognizing individuals and organizations for raising awareness of breast cancer through education, research and the promotion of early detection, treatment and survivorship. Continuing this tradition, the Karmanos Cancer Institute presented its 19th Annual Heroes of Breast Cancer Awards on Oct. 29. More than 200 guests attended the...

2013-10-29 20:22:33

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IlliniCare Health Plan (IlliniCare), a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), and Aetna Better Health of Illinois, a subsidiary of Aetna, today announced a joint effort with the State of Illinois to pilot a Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment program for its valued members and providers. Through a collaborative effort, IlliniCare Health Plan and Aetna Better Health of Illinois are working closely with the Illinois Department of HealthCare and...

2013-10-29 20:22:16

Contrary to a pervasive, popular perception among medical professionals, Asian women do get breast cancer and it is a leading cause of death in the U.S. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI), is a startup non-profit project organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer. NABCI's newly launched campaign is titled "Asian women...

2013-10-29 12:25:09

Women and Men from All Around the World Sign Up to Power Walk an Overnight Bra-Baring Marathon for Vital Breast Cancer Causes NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Walk the Walk is opening registration for all their MoonWalk marathons across the globe this October. The iconic overnight marathons will take place in London, Scotland, Iceland, and America. Walk the Walk is a grant making charity that hosts Power Walk marathons around...

2013-10-28 23:30:06

Nassau County executives from elite companies in real estate, retail and service industries come together on October 30th in New York in a show of support for Breast Cancer Awareness and a Power Networking Halloween Ball. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 On October 30th 2013 at 7 p.m., internationally recognized expositor, special event and nightclub promoter Alan Action—in conjunction with the National Breast Cancer Research Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and...

2013-10-28 23:28:28

Contrary to a pervasive, popular perception among medical professionals, Asian women do get breast cancer and it is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI), is a startup non-profit project organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer. NABCI’s newly launched campaign is titled “Asian women don’t get...

2013-10-28 23:00:41

The founders of the website were able to donate $100 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Cakejournal.com, a website that offers a huge variety of recipes and tutorials that will help people create tasty and beautiful cakes, cookies, cupcakes and more, has just announced that they matched 100 percent of donations contributed by its readers in honor of breast cancer awareness month. In all, $100 was donated from Cakejournal.com to the Susan G. Komen...

2013-10-28 08:30:09

DALLAS, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With October being national breast cancer awareness month, it's difficult to not be constantly reminded of "thinking pink" with the great job the organizations and survivors do in promoting this awareness message. That awareness has been exponentially increased with the celebrity and sports relationships as well. For example, professional and college football players are wearing pink equipment during nationally televised games to raise awareness in...

2013-10-28 08:29:54

Breast health should be a yearlong priority, says Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Zevon NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each October, American women are urged to make annual mammograms and breast self-exams a priority during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). But breast health should be of ongoing importance to women all year long, says Dr. Scott Zevon, a leading plastic surgeon practicing at Central Park Plastic Surgery in New York. There are several ways...