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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...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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