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2014-06-02 16:24:20

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, N.J., played host to more than 20 LPGA stars on Monday as former LPGA pro Val Skinner hosted her 15(th) annual LIFE Event, raising $500,000 for breast cancer research and awareness initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93354 Thanks to the support of current stars Brittany Lincicome, Christina Kim and Cheyenne Woods along with Hall of Famers Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley and...

2014-06-02 08:27:35

- Fans Who Donate $50 or More to the American Cancer Society on Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com Will Receive a Redeemable tm ticket cash(TM) Code - LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From now until Friday, Oct. 31, Live Nation Entertainment will work once again with the American Cancer Society to promote awareness about cancer issues and raise much-needed funds for the fight against cancer. For every $50 that fans donate through Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com, they...

2014-06-01 08:20:41

NEW YORK, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind website devoted to cancer immunotherapy, also called immuno-oncology, designed specifically for cancer patients and their caregivers, TheAnswerToCancer.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92827 "As major advances in cancer immunotherapy begin to alter the landscape of cancer treatment, patients facing a cancer diagnosis need to be aware of...

2014-05-30 23:04:55

Leslie Robison, Ph.D., becomes the fifth researcher from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to receive the Pediatric Oncology Award Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Leslie L. Robison, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital the recipient of the 2014 Pediatric Oncology Award for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer survivorship research. Robison will receive the award Saturday at the ASCO annual...

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...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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