Quantcast

Latest Cancer organizations Stories

2014-10-21 23:05:19

The Foundation was created to provide financial support to several local charities working in the field of breast cancer education and providing aid for treatment costs. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 President and CEO of IT&LY Hairfashion, N.A., Richard Zucckero is proud to announce the company’s recent support of The Breast Cancer Foundation’s Annual Gala. This year’s event was held on October 4, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton in the Cayman Islands raising over $140,000....

2014-10-21 23:03:41

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one of the nation’s largest oncologist physician groups – to create an Episode of Care (EOC) program to deliver highly specialized care for breast cancer patients. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined with Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one...

2014-10-21 23:01:58

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), will be chairing the nursing panel and will be presenting two talks at the 12th...

2014-10-21 12:32:21

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will award funding to leading scientists and researchers who show promise in developing new drug therapies through the Screen to Lead Program. The collaborative program aims to support academic laboratories pursuing research directed towards medicinal chemistry and/or drug target screening in blood cancers. Members of a peer review panel select projects for...

2014-10-21 08:34:47

Eight researchers receive grants to accelerate the search for causes, cures MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, announces the funding of four new Young Investigator grant awards for childhood cancer research. The awards support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) Young Investigator program. These Young Investigator Grants are designed as start-up funds for scientists at the early stages of their careers to pursue...

2014-10-21 08:33:52

Fifth Annual Cancer Care Report Documents Deteriorating Cancer Care Landscape WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) today released its fifth annual Community Oncology Practice Impact Report. The report documents an 82% increase in cancer clinic closings and a 143% increase in consolidation into hospitals since the first report in 2010, which reported on activity from 2008 to 2010. Over the past 8 years, 313 cancer treatment facilities have...

2014-10-20 16:27:17

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six academic investigators will receive grants from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support innovative ideas that that have the potential to take research in a new direction and fundamentally impact the future of blood cancer diagnosis and treatment. The second-year grant program, called The New Idea Award, looks to identify novel research strategies that involve the exploration of untested but potentially...

2014-10-20 08:33:37

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of FCancer's five year anniversary, Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum announce the merger of their two entities, FCancer and F*ck Cancer, to form one unified non-profit. The two founders are dedicated to a joint mission in order to prevent and detect cancer plus empower their shared community, Generation Connected, to be the generation that ultimately improves health outcomes. FCancer aims to harness their...

2014-10-20 08:33:02

Effort Enlists Appirio's Topcoder Crowdsourcing Community to Conceptualize and Develop Applications to Help Fund Research, Create Broader Cancer Awareness, and Save Lives SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appirio, a global cloud consultancy, today announced an initiative to donate the power of its topcoder community to help the American Cancer Society (ACS) design and develop a mobile application built on Swift, Apple's new programming language. The ACS Challenge Series,...

2014-10-17 23:00:13

Decisive Health bests 751 entries from around the world at finale event in Austin Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Decisive Health’s Treatment Explorer won the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s inaugural Big C competition’s $25,000 grand prize at a finale event Friday night in front of a crowd of 500 supporters and innovators gathered at Austin Music Hall. Headquartered in San Francisco, the patient-centric tool matches cancer patients’ and survivors’ lifestyles with the best...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.