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2010-09-30 11:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Commission for Women today turned the state Capitol's Veterans War Memorial Fountain hot pink to highlight October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "This pink fountain is truly a spectacle, but our goal is a serious one: by raising awareness of breast cancer, we can save lives," said Leslie Stiles, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. "We hope that the pink fountain will serve as a reminder for...

2010-09-23 10:30:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG) launched the third year of its GIVE HOPE program. P&G's GIVE HOPE is a partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) to raise awareness and educate women about the importance of early detection in helping increase women's chances of survival from breast cancer. See video from Procter & Gamble at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/GiveHope_37563 To help P&G consumers...

2010-09-22 07:10:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Sunday, September 26, consumers across the United States will have the opportunity to purchase limited-edition Procter & Gamble "pink" products at Target, using money-saving coupons that will benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) and its early detection educational efforts. For the third year, P&G's Give Hope program serves as its kick off for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Some of the limited-edition...

2010-09-13 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG) announced today the launch of the third year of its GIVE HOPE program. P&G's GIVE HOPE is a partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) to raise awareness and educate women about the importance of early detection in helping increase women's chances of survival from breast cancer. NBCF is an organization aimed at saving lives through breast cancer education and...

2010-09-07 11:00:00

New 'Early Detection Fran Van' program provides cancer screening program for women in need in LA LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress and women's health activist Fran Drescher joined John Paul DeJoria, owner of John Paul Mitchell Systems and The Patron Spirits Company, to launch the "Early Detection Fran Van" program, a fleet of vans equipped with mobile screening equipment. In addition to transporting the screening equipment and staff between clinics throughout...

2010-08-24 09:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow and the Pink Lotus Breast Center today announced the grand opening of the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center, a state of the art breast imaging center featuring the latest advancements in digital screening and diagnostic imaging technologies. Located in Los Angeles, the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center is part of the Pink Lotus Breast Center, a comprehensive and integrative breast center exclusively dedicated to the...

2010-07-13 16:37:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Tactile, Inc. and Valentus Medical Technologies, Inc. announced today that Valentus Medical Technologies, Inc., based in Victoria, Canada, has signed a partnership agreement with Medical Tactile, Inc., and has taken on the exclusive Sales & Marketing rights for SureTouch(TM), the non-invasive digital breast imaging technology, worldwide, with the exception of China. "Valentus has made a significant investment in Medical Tactile that will...

2010-04-22 15:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) issued the following points of clarification in response to the Reuters article published this morning. Today's Reuters story alleging that WellPoint employs a targeted rescission policy for members with breast cancer is inaccurate and grossly misleading. The story incorrectly reports that WellPoint singles out women with breast cancer for aggressive investigation with the intent of canceling their...

2010-03-15 13:56:07

New study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds US Preventative Services Task Force mammography recommendations could hinder early detection CHICAGO -- New research findings published in the March issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons indicate that some breast cancers continue to be detected as a palpable lump rather than being found through mammographic screening. Patients who presented with palpable tumors "“ those detected as a result of breast...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoMatrix, Inc., developers of the innovative HALO® Breast Pap Test, has been awarded a new technology agreement by Novation, the supply contracting company of VHA Inc, University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and Provista. This agreement includes the HALO® Console, HALO® Cart, HALO® Patient Interface Cassette and HALO® Specimen Collection Cups. The agreements...