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2013-05-14 23:25:52

Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietitian, Cancer Survivor and Author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook is pleased to introduce an Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Life a Cancer Patient Today. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Cancer patients and nutrition professionals have been enthusiastic in their praise of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook, which is bringing comfort to many. Designed with the nutritional needs of the cancer patient...

2013-04-17 16:25:26

Study shows sharp drop in activity 10 years after diagnosis Breast cancer survivors are among the women who could most benefit from regular physical activity, yet few meet national exercise recommendations during the 10 years after being diagnosed, according to a study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Prior studies and available evidence show a strong association between physical activity and reduced mortality, extended survival and higher quality of life among...

2013-04-16 19:29:18

Many people survive their cancers, but end up dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD). New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that CVD risk factors may be overlooked during survivorship care. Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D., assistant professor of social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest Baptist, and colleagues surveyed survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal and gynecologic cancers in search of answers. "Increasingly, we are concerned about cardiovascular health in...

2013-04-01 23:04:33

In honor of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) and the LIVESTRONG Foundation have re-released their free, award-winning video education series entitled At the Crossroads: Cancer in Ages 15-39 at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact adolescent and young adult cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Nearly 70,000 adolescent and young adults (AYAs) are diagnosed with cancer every year. Not only do AYAs...

2013-03-29 23:04:54

The integrative cancer treatment community, PeopleBeatingCancer, is moving forward in their mission to educate and inform cancer survivors and their caregivers. The cancer coaching initiative will complement the foundation´s overall mission to promote productive discussions over all cancer treatments. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 In an effort to focus more fully on the needs of cancer survivors and their caregivers, PeopleBeatingCancer is proud to announce that it has...

2013-03-27 23:02:31

Sound Telecom, a leading nationwide provider of telephone answering, call center and cloud-based phone services announced today that it is supporting the Livestrong Foundation as a corporate cash and services donor. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Michael LaBaw, founder and president of Sound Telecom remembers vividly the shock, trepidation and need for immediate direction when diagnosed with a rare eye cancer which was followed by two subsequent diagnoses of cancer in each of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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