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2014-06-24 12:24:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will team up at tonight's Angels game to recognize Cancer Survivorship Day and honor those who have survived the disease. The partnership is focused on raising awareness for the fight against cancer, which affects about half of all men and a third of all women in the United States. Two St. Joseph Health cancer survivors will be recognized during the pregame ceremony. Daniel Mabbott,...

2014-04-16 12:29:58

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces $13 million in funding for partner organisations TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Every person who is living with cancer is unique, and so is that person's cancer journey. The person-centred perspective in cancer care is driven by the needs, values and priorities of the person receiving the care. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to announce $13 million in funding to provinces, territories and cancer organizations...

2014-03-28 23:26:18

Louisville Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender cancer survivors now have a special and safe place to support each other in their fight against cancer. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The National LGBT Cancer Project - Out With Cancer, in collaboration with Gilda's Club Louisville Kentucky is proud to announce a new LGBTQ cancer survivor support group. “We are excited to have the opportunity to offer cancer support services to the Louisville LGBT community with an...

2014-01-31 23:26:08

A pediatric cancer diagnosis is shocking and frightening for parents, but good education and support resources can foster hope and help parents walk calmly alongside their child during treatment and beyond. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 It’s not difficult to imagine the heartache and challenges facing a parent whose child has been diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Cure rates are higher than ever, and there are hundreds of resources to help both parents and young patients cope...

2013-09-25 23:04:09

Cancer Support Community and partnering organizations create Cancer Insurance Checklist to empower thousands touched by cancer as Affordable Care Act implementation continues. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The Cancer Support Community and a group of 18 partnering cancer and patient advocacy organizations launched today the Cancer Insurance Checklist, a new resource to help people with cancer, a history of cancer, or at risk for cancer choose insurance plans in the new...

2013-07-09 23:28:38

Dr. Gary addressed a meeting of the Us TOO prostate cancer support group in Sierra Vista, AZ via Skype on June 28, 2013, discussing emotional self-care and communications. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Dr. Gary addressed a meeting of the Us TOO prostate cancer support group in Sierra Vista, AZ via Skype on June 28, 2013. A specialist in the emotional impact of chronic and catastrophic illnesses, Gary McClain, PhD, developed JustGotDiagnosed.com to address a serious need he saw...

2013-06-27 23:34:00

Cancer Support Community's expanded Cancer Experience Registry created to identify social and emotional needs of people living with multiple myeloma Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Cancer Support Community’s Research and Training Institute has added a focus on people living with multiple myeloma to its nationwide Registry today. According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be 22,350 new cases of multiple myeloma diagnosed in the U.S. this year. This type of...

2013-06-19 23:17:31

Cancer Support Community launches Cancer Policy Institute. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Cancer Support Community (CSC), an international nonprofit organization, will celebrate the promise of cancer care for the whole patient with the launch today of the Cancer Policy Institute at the Cancer Support Community. This inaugural event, held at the Newseum, will feature a keynote address by Ezekiel Emanuel, MD., Ph.D., recognition of Congress members who have made a significant impact on cancer...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'