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2014-05-30 16:23:41

NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today, a property of Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY), announces the launch of "Video Conference Reporter," to provide recorded real-time video coverage of major oncology research presented at leading scientific sessions worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101112/NY00568LOGO "Our partnerships with key professional medical organizations are one of the cornerstones of MedPage Today, and what sets us apart from other news...

2014-05-30 00:22:04

Project Innovation Launched to Drive Action WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With mounting evidence that cancer research and biomedical discovery are slowing even as a 45 percent increase in cancer cases is projected by 2030, the National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) - a national non-profit organization providing the patient's voice in improving access to quality cancer care - today released a blueprint to accelerate the delivery of promising new treatments to patients and...

2014-05-29 23:10:37

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation commends the founding co-chairs on their newly formed Congressional Caucus for the Deadliest Cancers for recognizing the great need for a focus on the most lethal cancers, including mesothelioma. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On May 8, a Dear Colleague letter was sent out by the founding co-chairs of the newly established Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers to invite other Representatives to join the Caucus. The caucus, founded...

2014-05-29 23:07:01

In honor of National Cancer Survivor’s Day on June 1, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) has released a free continuing education course entitled Survivorship Care: Increasing Your Patients’ Quality of Life at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact care for cancer survivors. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Nearly 14 million Americans are now living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer. Major advances in cancer detection and treatment have...

2014-05-29 20:22:58

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that it will hold a post-American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) summary webcast on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at 1 p.m. PT. Sean E. Harper, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen, along with members of Amgen's clinical development team, will participate to discuss data presented at ASCO and Amgen's broader oncology portfolio of products. Live audio of the conference...

2014-05-29 12:29:04

Company embarks on month-long initiative to raise funds to help fight pediatric cancer CHESTER, Pa., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Home Remodeling Group, the nation's third largest home remodeling company, is holding its third annual company-wide "Power Month for Alex's" initiative throughout the month of June to support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer. To help raise funds and complement ALSF's National Lemonade...

2014-05-29 12:28:32

Partnership Set to Raise $250,000 and Provide 12,000+ Hours of Tutoring Services WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While extraordinary progress has been made in treating childhood leukemia and other pediatric cancers in recent years, critical attention must also be paid to the educational and emotional challenges facing kids re-entering school after treatment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Sylvan Learning are partnering to raise funds and...

2014-05-29 08:27:06

2014 Public Service Announcement Once Again Rallies the Public to Help Raise Funds for Prostate Cancer Research LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have collaborated again to re-launch their public service campaign featuring actress and SU2C Celebrity Ambassador Marcia Cross, which will debut in June....

2014-05-28 23:02:31

Today marks a year since the fight against pediatric cancer came to an end for Bella Rodriguez-Torres; in memory of Bella, the Live Like Bella™ foundation has launched the #LiveLikeBella campaign which will lead up to the first annual "Bella's Ball." This special night will raise awareness, funds, and help us get closer to putting an end to childhood cancer, all while honoring Bella's high spirits. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 It is with great excitement that the...

2014-05-28 16:26:55

Educational and Awareness Raising Events Scheduled throughout the Month of June NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to host its second annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June, aimed at increasing awareness of cancer immunotherapy, also known as immuno-oncology, a class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease. Immunotherapy was named Science magazine's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year, and is anticipated once...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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