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2014-09-03 08:32:58

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September Promotes Importance of Early Detection to Save Men's Lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country about the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2014-09-02 23:08:36

Susan G. Komen Southwest Michigan Announces Local Grantees Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the Southwest Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for under-served individuals. Federal and state-funded programs will now be able to assist uninsured or underinsured women between the ages of 50 and 64...

2014-09-02 23:04:55

~ The Clinical Reference Tool from EBSCO Health will Feature the Most Current Oncology Guidelines ~ IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Healthcare professionals will be able to access information about the latest and most complete oncology guidelines available at the point of care following an agreement between EBSCO Health and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®). Information from NCCN will be summarized along with other evidence and guidelines in the...

2014-09-02 16:26:00

National Initiative Encourages People and Organizations to Go Gold for Awareness and Research to Cure Childhood Cancer ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizations in Atlanta - and across the country - are participating in the Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness campaign this September. Coordinating this effort is the Aflac Cancer Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta along with the Stop Childhood Cancer Alliance that was created to be the driving force in increasing...

2014-09-02 16:24:15

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society is calling on hockey fans in Ontario to put their knowledge of the game to the test in Million Dollar Hockey Pool, Canada's first major charitable sports pool to offer a $1 million prize. Sports broadcasters Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole, hockey legends Doug Gilmour and Brad Marsh and a team of underwater hockey players joined the Canadian Cancer Society today at a downtown pool to launch this new online hockey pool that will...

2014-09-02 12:28:59

ZION, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), for meeting the highest standards for quality cancer care. The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP(TM)) provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet the...

2014-09-02 12:28:40

Home Decor Retailer Launches National In-Store Fundraiser and Sponsors Light The Night Walks to Support Cancer Cures PLANO, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Home, the home decor superstore, announced today a national partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. Throughout the month of September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month, At Home team members will be collecting $1, $5...

2014-09-02 08:26:41

Prostate Cancer Survivor Rodgers Invites Support for the Manogram® Project to Bring Life-saving Detection to Men BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the White House announcing September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, AdMeTech Foundation released a new awareness campaign featuring Boston Marathon legend and prostate cancer survivor Bill Rodgers. The public service announcement will run on WBZ-TV, the local Boston CBS affiliate throughout the month of...

2014-09-02 08:21:06

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will host its fifth annual national September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month campaign. The nonprofit plans to award $9 million in pediatric cancer research grants during September. FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leader in the fight against childhood cancer, today announced the launch of a national public awareness campaign in September, and that it has selected 36 children's hospitals from across the U.S....

2014-08-29 12:23:44

6th Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Local Children with Cancer OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 6th Annual Optimist International's Kansas District Annual Childhood Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament, held on August 8 at the Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Lenexa, raised $11,000 in proceeds. The goal of the tournament is to raise both money and awareness of the need to find a cure for childhood cancer. "We are truly grateful to the sponsors and players who have...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'