Quantcast

Latest Cancer organizations Stories

2014-09-11 23:02:06

The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is pleased to announce our participation in the upcoming 22nd Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure, which will take place on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Downtown Phoenix at Cesar Chavez Plaza. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is pleased to announce our participation in the upcoming 22nd Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure. The race will take place on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Downtown Phoenix at Cesar...

2014-09-11 12:27:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has awarded 27 new Young Investigator Awards selected from 16 countries to advance new drug discovery, immunotherapy, nutritional sciences, and diagnostics for precision medicine. Young Investigator (YI) Awards stand out among PCF's prestigious research programs, and serve to jumpstart the research careers of recent MDs and PhDs. These 3-year awards are game-changing investments that...

2014-09-11 12:27:08

Medical Community Members and Locals Honored For Their Tireless Support For The Cause And Ongoing Fight For A Cure WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer is set to host its inaugural annual "Join the Voices! D.C. Walk." On Sunday, September 21, 2014 The National Mall will be filled with individuals, friends, family and loved ones joined together in support of this worthy cause. Registration begins at 8:00 AM with a 9:00 AM start time. The...

2014-09-11 12:25:14

American Businesswoman, Writer and Television Personality Appears in Public Service Announcements for QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to a great pair of shoes, Ivanka Trump is an expert. As a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, she knows that power shoes can help a woman feel like she is ready to conquer the world. This year, Trump is digging in her heels to help fight breast cancer through her involvement with...

2014-09-10 23:03:50

The NCCS recently launched its annual “Face-Off Against Cancer” campaign that has raised nearly $80,000 in financial aid for children with cancer in the past three years. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 More than 15,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year and The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is stepping up its battle to make sure children get the treatment they need to courageously face the disease and live victoriously after diagnosis. As part of...

2014-09-10 16:26:49

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Hearst Foundation, Inc. supporting lung cancer research through UALC's esteemed Scientific Program. Since 2003, UALC has funded over $11.5 million to support groundbreaking, innovative lung cancer research at the nation's leading cancer centers and hospitals. This investment has resulted in over $57 million in follow-on funding, new researchers entering the...

2014-09-10 16:25:08

Stage set to determine if drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors will extend the lives of patients with the high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia subtype; pediatric clinical trial scheduled to open by early 2015 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat other types of...

2014-09-10 12:24:59

Thousands to Walk to Raise Funds for Blood Cancer Research SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter will be kicking off its 2014 Light The Night(®) Walk campaign with the San Francisco Walk on September 23, 2014 at 5 p.m. PT at AT&T Park. The Light The Night Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign from LLS, which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer...

2014-09-10 12:24:45

Behind The Bench, The National Basketball Wives Association and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team up for Cancer Cures WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 11-year-old Kyle Markes passed away of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) on December 24, 2013, just days before he was set to be his idol Kevin Durant's special guest at an Oklahoma Thunder game on Christmas Day. Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Almost 150,000...

Transformative Science
2014-09-10 03:22:07

National Science Foundation A new public-private partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Cancer Institute (NCI), Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and The V Foundation for Cancer Research is committing $11.5 million towards transformational, theoretical biophysics that could have a significant impact on cancer research and treatment. SU2C is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that raises money for innovative cancer...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related