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2013-05-28 23:03:15

Gwen Darien joins National Office as Executive Vice President of Program and Services. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Gwen Darien joined the Cancer Support Community in May 2013 as Executive Vice President of Programs and Services where she oversees research, programs, education, and patient and family services. Gwen brings nearly 20 years of experience with extensive communications, education and policy experience. Prior to joining CSC, Gwen was a director of The Pathways...

2013-05-17 23:16:30

Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietitian, Cancer Survivor and Author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook put a well-coordinated plan into action that is getting a much-needed resource into the hands of cancer patients. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 “It´s not too late to take part in this unique opportunity to pay it forward” LaMantia reports. The coordinated nation-wide effort allows donors to “commit a random act of kindness” by...

2013-05-17 10:53:27

Review calls rehabilitation cost effective; critical A new review finds cancer survivors suffer a diverse and complex set of impairments, affecting virtually every organ system. Writing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, Julie Silver, M.D., associate professor at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues say a majority of cancer survivors will have significant physical and psychological impairments as a result of treatments, and that these often go undetected and/or untreated, resulting...

2013-05-16 23:31:35

Cancer survivor and founder of PeopleBeatingCancer, David Emerson, will hand-cycle the Cleveland Marathon to fundraise for his patient-focused non-profit. Money from sponsorships will go towards supporting the PeopleBeatingCancer website, an online resource for cancer survivors. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 David Emerson, a nineteen year multiple myeloma survivor with severe nerve damage in his legs, isn´t going to let anything get in his way of participating in this...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.