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2014-04-04 12:27:12

Initiative aims to help women at high risk and their health care providers TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, Stella Ambler, Member of Parliament for Mississauga South, announced a new High Risk Breast Cancer Project, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, which aims to increase awareness and understanding among women, health care providers and the general public about the factors that place women at high risk...

2014-02-03 08:27:30

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the appointment of distinguished breast cancer specialist, George W. Sledge, Jr., M.D., to its board of directors as an independent director. Dr. Sledge is currently professor and chief of medical oncology at Stanford University Medical Center. He specializes in the study and treatment of breast cancer and directed the first large, nationwide study on the use of paclitaxel to treat advanced...

2014-01-30 23:23:57

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation's Second Annual Campaign on 3-3-14 Supports Survivors, Patients and Research of Lesser-known Breast Cancer Norwood, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Kicking off a national campaign of grassroots, online and community events, The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation (http://www.tnbcfoundation.org) announced its Second Annual Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day (http://tnbcfoundation.org/tnbcday2014) will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 — with...

2014-01-18 23:04:08

In response to an article published by Medical Daily, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses how breast cancer cells, even after remission, have the ability to become brain cancer cells. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses breast cancer cells and their ability to travel to the brain and become brain cancer cells through...

2013-11-11 13:12:08

Researchers who sought to determine why breast cancers are more deadly in young women found that only a minority of young women experience long delays between the time they detect a breast abnormality and the time they receive a diagnosis, but delays in seeking care are more common in women with fewer financial resources. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. A team led by Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH, and Dr. Ann H....

2013-11-01 16:23:51

By the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American news and information outlets BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Is there cause for hope? For many reasons, the answer is a resounding "yes." Since 1990, the rate of death from breast cancer has been dropping....

2013-10-24 23:20:55

To help raise awareness of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mayoral Dermatology has published a downloadable “Guide to Breast Cancer” that covers all aspects of breast cancer, current treatment methods and what may be done to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 To help raise awareness of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mayoral Dermatology has published an online “Breast Cancer Guide” that...

2013-10-24 23:03:28

AC Pro, a leading wholesale supplier in Southern California and Nevada, has announced it is supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Through its social media promotion campaign, the company hopes to raise up to $25,000 for breast cancer prevention efforts. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and AC Pro is proud to announce the launch of a special social media campaign that will raise funds to benefit the National Breast Cancer...

2013-10-16 23:33:52

ServiceMaster by Singer raising awareness about breast cancer, early detection and the development of treatment options surrounding breast cancer. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 October is Breast Cancer awareness month in effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education. As a result of awareness, breast cancers are being detected at an early more treatable stage. According to World Health organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among...

2013-10-16 16:25:41

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary (JWCIA) will honor Patricia Elton, breast cancer survivor and benefactor, with the Angel Award; and Susan Love, MD, MBA, with the Public Service Award at its Annual Luncheon and Holiday Boutique on Oct. 17, 2013 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Guests will enjoy a Holiday Boutique featuring items ideal for gift-giving and vendors will donate a portion of proceeds to JWCIA. Sponsors include Grey...