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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...

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2010-07-20 10:15:00

Women who report greater use of cleaning products may be at higher breast cancer risk than those who say they use them sparingly. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health asked more than 1500 women about their cleaning product usage and found that women who reported using more air fresheners and products for mold and mildew control had a higher incidence of breast cancer.  Julia Brody, from the Silent Spring Institute, USA, worked with a team of...

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2010-07-09 07:00:00

Fish oil, a rich source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, is perhaps best known for its heart benefits. But a new study by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggests that fish oil supplements may also help postmenopausal women lower their risk of breast cancer. In the study of 35,016 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 76, researchers found that those who reported taking fish oil supplements were 32 percent less likely than non-users to develop breast cancer over the...

2010-04-26 08:55:18

A new study finds that factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer among white women have less influence in Hispanic women. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that research is needed to evaluate how breast cancer risk factors differ among ethnic and racial populations. Breast cancer occurs more frequently in certain ethnic and racial groups, but the reasons behind these differences are not fully understood. To...