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2010-10-08 08:00:00

-Reese Witherspoon joins the Avon Foundation for Women on its crusade to raise breast cancer funds and awareness this October- NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but at the Avon Foundation for Women, it's breast cancer awareness month every month of the year. The Avon Foundation and Avon Foundation Honorary Chairperson Reese Witherspoon are using this October to kick off the Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye grassroots campaign to motivate...

2010-10-04 11:37:00

CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Canyon, makers of "The World's Finest"® candles, body and home products, has partnered with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) to help achieve the organization's mission of preventing and finding a cure for breast cancer through innovative research and public awareness about good breast health. With this mission in mind, Gold Canyon has created the Breast Cancer Tribute candle, which was developed...

2010-09-25 01:58:35

Basic physical limitations following breast cancer treatment can have far-reaching consequences that substantially affect how long a patient lives. According to a new study published online in "The Journal of the National Cancer Institute,"  breast cancer survivors with functional limitations "“ an inability to perform normal daily activities "“ caused by the disease or its treatment are more likely to die because of overall poorer health. The scientists found that survivors...

2010-09-20 09:04:00

Breast Cancer Registry Brings New Insights About the Importance of Psychosocial Support WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 breast cancer survivors have joined together to participate in the Breast Cancer M.A.P. (Mind Affects the Physical) Project - a novel research program that has the potential to reshape the standard of care for breast cancer survivors. Now survivors who have struggled through their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have the...

2010-09-14 09:15:00

DETROIT, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyNovelty.com has been helping people all over the world make memorable moments for over half a century with an extensive selection of party favors, supplies and decorations for nearly every occasion. Century Novelty believes that the sale of their pink ribbon party favors, jewelry, apparel and decorations should help find a cure for breast cancer. With that in mind, CenturyNovelty.com has partnered with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation...

2010-09-01 13:07:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Be Aware Foundation is hosting their first annual concert series - Songs For Hope - with multi-Grammy® Award winning artist and this season's "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Michael Bolton, to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer and clinical research. The evening will also feature performances by multi-Grammy Award winning R&B...

2010-08-19 08:30:00

EPHRATA, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you a breast or cervical cancer researcher in PA looking for additional research funding? The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is awaiting your grant application for the PBCC's Income Tax Refunds for Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Grants. The grant funding cycle is July 1, 2011- June 30, 2012. To download the Request for Application (RFA) visit www.pbcc.me/tax. Letters of Intent are due by September 15, 2010 and Full...

2010-08-12 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pat Halpin-Murphy, President & Founder of the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC), received the Tempo Award on Tuesday evening for outstanding advocacy and awareness work in the breast cancer field. Adagio Health presents the Tempo Award to individuals and organizations who improve the health and well-being of women and families in the Pittsburgh region. PBCC programs including the PA Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference, Income Tax...

2010-08-10 13:36:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Over five hundred dentists from around the United States have joined forces in an exciting new initiative aimed at promoting early detection in breast cancer. Dubbed "Smile Pink", the campaign encourages women and men to show their support of early breast cancer testing by adding a stylish Pink Swarovski Crystal to their smile. Several celebrities have already agreed to smile pink including former Miss USA winner Tara Conner and E! television network...

2010-07-22 15:13:13

Harder-to-treat "Ëœtriple negative' cancer more common in African, African-American women, U-M study shows A new study finds that African ancestry is linked to triple-negative breast cancer, a more aggressive type of cancer that has fewer treatment options. Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that, among women with breast cancer, 82 percent of African women were triple negative, 26 percent of African-Americans were and 16 percent of white...


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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