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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...

2013-04-10 08:30:22

LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 16th year running River Island [http://www.riverisland.com ] is delighted to announce continuous support for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Due to the huge success of past annual Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaigns, River Island will be supporting this year's campaign with two limited edition t-shirts and a friendship bracelet in a variety of 4 colours. With spring fast approaching, the graphic print slogan t-shirts are...

2012-10-17 23:20:26

SAN FRANCISCO, October 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that event agency Chillisauce.co.uk [http://www.chillisauce.co.uk ] will be auctioning the Worlds Biggest Bra on eBay in aid of Breast Cancer Campaigns Wear It Pink Day 2012. The bra itself was modelled on a real hot pink, 34 B t-shirt bra that has been transformed in to a mega 1360 B. In length the bra is just short of two tennis courts and weighs the equivalent of 1800 bras. Adrian Simpson,...

2012-10-03 02:28:03

ANNAPOLIS, Md., and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. and Eisai Inc. announced today the launch of "The Elephant in the Pink Room," a campaign designed to place a spotlight on metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a form of the disease that causes nearly 40,000 deaths per year and is often ignored, particularly during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/NY83368 ) Approximately...

Breast Cancer Not One But Ten Diseases
2012-04-20 06:01:58

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Breast cancer is a global epidemic with 1.4 million women suffering from it each year. However, progress has been made as researchers in Canada and the U.K. have found that breast cancer is not one disease but 10. The new categories could improve treatment for patients, tailoring drugs for personalized treatment and helping predict more accurate survival rates. The study, released in the journal Nature, looked at breast cancer samples from 2,000 women....

2011-10-28 10:21:00

KNUTSFORD, England, October 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The staff at leading in-flight entertainment company, IFE Services, have worn pink for a day as part of a charity initiative by Breast Cancer Campaign. Staff at IFE Services, the leading in-flight entertainment provider, looked pretty in pink on Friday 28th October in a bid to raise much-needed funds for research into breast cancer. Every year, charity Breast Cancer Campaign organises the 'Wear it Pink Day'...

2011-09-30 10:19:00

LONDON, September 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asda's Tickled Pink Campaign reaches a 15 year milestone in 2011, and to mark this memorable birthday and help support Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Campaign, it aims to be bigger and better than ever! This year has seen tremendous support from a host of famous faces who are taking part in a range of fundraising festivities, including a high profile celebrity photographic campaign modelling this year's must-have Tickled Pink...

2010-09-14 12:17:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To boost breast cancer awareness, Quill.com is inviting Facebook users to create a virtual name tag to honor both survivors and victims of the disease. The familiar "Hello My Name Is" stickers take on new meaning with personalized messages of hope and support shared across the Facebook community. As part of a new campaign from Quill.com, a leading business-to-business online and direct marketer of office products, the application will let...

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2008-11-12 12:40:37

A new technique to study genetic changes that can lead to breast cancer could be one step closer. The University of Nottingham has received £15,000 ($22,500) from the charity Breast Cancer Campaign to fill in one of the research gaps identified by the country's top breast cancer experts in a recent study carried out by the charity. The aim is to identify the many undiscovered genes thought to be involved in the early stages of breast cancer. The grant awarded to Ian Ellis, Professor of...

2008-06-14 18:00:06

A CANCER drug that Jane Tomlinson's husband said should be made widely available has been launched in the UK. Lapatinib can prolong the lives of women suffering a type of advanced breast cancer by stopping the disease from growing. Around a quarter of women with breast cancer are diagnosed with the HER2-positive form of the disease. The drug is for women whose advanced disease has stopped responding to Herceptin. Also known as Tyverb, the drug has received its European licence,...