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2014-09-18 23:02:53

Joanie's Sisters in Support, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, joins women in their battles against breast and ovarian cancers. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Throughout their lives, sisters support each other. They encourage each other, cheer each other on, celebrate their achievements and accomplishments together, and lend helping hands. They share tears and laughter, heartache and joy. Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a support sorority, does all of that and...

2014-09-18 08:20:45

Hyundai Nonprofit Donates a Total of $9M to 36 U.S. Children's Oncology Group Hospitals and Research Institutions during September's National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; Nonprofit Announces $87 million in Research Funding in Support of Childhood Cancer Research and Programs by Year-end /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - a time to bring awareness to childhood cancer and recognize the young lives impacted by the disease. While pediatric cancer is...

2014-09-12 23:05:04

The inaugural meeting of Joanie's Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, slated for Sept. 17, will feature a tour of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of cancer survivors, will hold its inaugural meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. The get-to-know-you mixer will feature a tour of...

2014-09-11 23:10:19

Please Join Valisia LeKae this Saturday, September 13th, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer ® DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Grammy and Tony Award Nominee, Valisia LeKae, was starring in the Broadway role of a lifetime, playing Diana Ross in “MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.” Then Valisia was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Early this year Valisia joined forces with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) to play one of the most important...

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...

2014-08-28 23:15:27

Send Me On Vacation is looking for contributions to help send survivors on its latest event, the Napa Valley Wine Train. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Send Me On Vacation is an organization dedicated to helping women who have been affected by breast cancer. This charity believes that part of the healing process of cancer involves being able to heal one’s mind, body, and soul. In order to do this, the organization takes women who have undergone breast cancer treatment...

2014-08-19 23:08:55

Fifty million investment over 10 years will help create new model of patient-centered cancer care. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The LIVESTRONG Foundation announced today at a press conference on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin that it will be launching the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes to create an original model of patient-centered cancer care in partnership with the Dell Medical School. Building on its 17 years as the voice for and service provider to cancer...

2014-08-04 23:02:10

The CoC Accreditation Program provides the framework for CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center to improve its quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs that focus on the full spectrum of cancer care including prevention, early diagnosis, cancer staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, life-long follow up for recurrent disease, and end-of-life care. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)...

2014-07-30 23:16:03

TeVido BioDevices, developer of 3d bioprinted grafts for use in breast reconstruction, announced as one of 20 semifinalists Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 TeVido BioDevices was selected as one of 20 entries to move onto the Martha and Kozo Shimano Entrepreneur Accelerator Program phase of the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Big C competition, aiming to change the way the world lives with cancer. TeVido BioDevices will now be vying for one of five spots in the contest’s final round,...

2014-07-23 23:23:34

LIVESTRONG houses PAF representative in its Cancer Navigation Center. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For the past nine years, the LIVESTRONG Foundation and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) have been working in tandem to help thousands of cancer patients and survivors understand their insurance options, facilitate access to care, and help survivors connect to resources dealing with work discrimination issues. In 2014, the two foundations expanded their partnership to include...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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