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2014-04-30 23:01:13

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge service. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) has streamlined its online and over-the-phone support groups, to improve user experience and allow more participants to take advantage of this free-of-charge...

2014-04-30 23:01:12

Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced its release of a booklet about clinical trials specific to mesothelioma. The booklet is available, starting immediately, on the Foundation’s website, or in print, by request. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced the release of its booklet about mesothelioma clinical trials. The booklet explains clinical trials specifically...

2014-04-30 16:31:25

Event Raises Funds for CancerFree KIDS, Pediatric Cancer Research DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With just a few steps, you can make a difference for CancerFree KIDS, a non-profit in Cincinnati that raises funds for pediatric cancer research. Entering its eighth year, the Butterfly Walk, 5K and Fun Festival announced its 2014 scheduled activities today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82645 The family-friendly event again will be hosted at Cottel Park...

2014-04-30 16:29:50

Grant Earmarked for Trial Drug Aimed at Treatment of Anal Cancer LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF) has presented a $50,000 grant to the Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG) for "BrUOG 276: A Phase II Evaluation of ADXS11-001, Mitomycin, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and IMRT for Anal Cancer," it was announced by Alana Stewart, President of The FFF. The grant will allow for the continued coordination and management of this novel...

2014-04-30 08:20:38

GM, GM Foundation, Cadillac, Chevrolet, other Sponsors/Guests Support Cancer Care DETROIT, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner chaired by Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Company, raised more than $2.7 million, making this year's event the most successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos' history. Host sponsor for the elegant gala was Cadillac....

2014-04-29 23:11:15

This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation unveiled its newest support program, MesoConnect, aimed at helping mesothelioma patients and their families combat isolation by connecting them with peers who have already been through a similar experience. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 This week, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) unveiled its newest support program, Meso-Connect, a peer-to-peer support system, aimed at helping mesothelioma...

2014-04-29 23:08:14

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) applauds Congress for its bipartisan support for prioritizing National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for Fiscal Year 2015 and its efforts to increase federal funding for cancer research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 As Congress works to map their federal spending for Fiscal Year 2015, advocacy organizations and members of Congress alike have been announcing their funding priorities for next year. The Mesothelioma...

2014-04-29 16:30:49

#MyHeroMom campaign by Northwestern Mutual to generate up to $50,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation MILWAUKEE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms are heroes and this Mother's Day their acts of love will strengthen the fight against childhood cancer by raising research funds for life-saving cures. Starting today through May 13, Northwestern Mutual is rallying sons, daughters and those who want to honor their own "heroic" moms or mother figures by uploading images of them to...

2014-04-29 12:33:55

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two internationally known scholars, one in the field of cancer prevention and the other in the field of molecular biology, will join Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as early as September 1. Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., currently serving as a director of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and department head at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, will assume a...

2014-04-29 08:31:46

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 people will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, at PurpleStride Los Angeles 2014 on May 3, 2014. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7202751-pancreatic-cancer-action-network-purplestride-los-angeles-walk-run-may-3...


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