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2014-10-14 12:29:42

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer recently awarded the Jim Lafferty Memorial Research Grant in the amount of $45,000 to Peter Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., of UC San Francisco for the purpose of researching new and improved methods for early detection of prostate cancer. The grant is part of the ZERO Cancer Research Fund, charged with supporting innovative, high-reward research that offers the best return on investment for patients and...

2014-10-13 23:09:25

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the United States get the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer, they are also incredibly focused on making certain individuals who were exposed to asbestos decades ago at a workplace get annual checkups that include an x-ray exam. This week the group wants to encourage individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos at a workplace to ask their...

2014-10-13 23:02:59

A $5.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will support research by scientists from Rutgers and Roswell Park Cancer Institute on the impact of health factors such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African-American women with breast cancer. Buffalo, NY, and New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01CA185623) will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health...

2014-10-13 12:27:14

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (® )(CTCA) will feature multiple presenters at the 11(th) annual International Conference of The Society for Integrative Oncology taking place on October 26-28 in Houston, Texas. CTCA physicians will be making both oral and poster presentations in addition to the Plenary Session that will feature Maurie Markman, MD, President of Medicine and Science and a pre-conference workshop where...

2014-10-13 12:25:28

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Starry Night 8.5K is an evening walk/run to help kids battling one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Starry Night Houston is coming to Discovery Green on Saturday, Nov. 15. More than 28,000 children in the United States are living with a brain tumor. Each of Starry Night's 28,000 steps will shine light on their illness and raise funds for lifesaving medical research and...

2014-10-10 23:07:43

The Tutu Project and The Carey Foundation continue their commitment to assist women and men living with breast cancer by supporting two amazing non-profits. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Today the organizations announced that grants were provided to For 3 Sisters and CancerCare®, two organizations with programs dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by this disease. “Our business manager, Marcela Shine, told me about For 3 Sisters last year. I knew...

2014-10-10 23:06:10

Stratford Career Institute has recently launched a new fundraising initiative to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Distance learning school, Stratford Career Institute, has recently launched a new fundraising initiative to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Stratford Career Institute will donate one dollar to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® for every new friend who...

2014-10-10 23:02:27

Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) AZ calls on Arizona residents to support and register for 2014 Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014. In order to sustain local initiatives and 18 percent short from its targeted race participation goal, Komen CAN AZ aims to raise $415,000 more to meet its $1.2 million fundraising goal. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) needs the...

2014-10-10 08:20:22

Locomotives Keep Breast Cancer Cause Top of Mind Year Round JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway ("FECR") will once again sponsor the Susan G. Komen(®) North Florida 20(th) Race for the Cure. The event will be held October 18 at the Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Participants can run, walk or jog on either a 2K or 5K course. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151358 "We are pleased to be a part of this important event. Our...

2014-10-09 20:22:06

Barbara Walters Reveals Her Personal Story with Breast Cancer at BCRF Symposium & Luncheon NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), announced its dedication of $58.6 million to breast cancer research today at its annual Symposium & Awards Luncheon. Totaling $47 million, the 2014-2015 annual grants, awarded to more than 220 physicians and scientists on six continents, continue to fuel BCRF's mission of advancing the world's most innovative...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.