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2011-10-11 14:08:39

Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support and Queen's University Belfast. The report, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, also found cancer survivors and their carers are more likely to access health services than the general population. The research highlighted that so-called "late effects" of cancer and its treatment...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

When it comes to trying to figure out what to say to a family number or close friend who has just suffered a major loss, or has been diagnosed with or is going through treatment for cancer, most people find themselves at a loss for the right words. In fact, many people naively blurt out something that could actually make the person experiencing the trauma feel worse. Susan Golinske, owner of the unique greeting card company Cause for Celebration, LLC says, âœour...

2011-09-13 12:00:00

On September 8, 2011 Blog for a Cure rolled out an expanded search feature to help cancer survivors find each other. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Blog for a Cure has over 6,200 cancer survivors and is growing rapidly. One of the top requests from these survivors was to increase the ability to find other survivors who match their own experience. On September 8, 2011 Blog for a Cure rolled out an expanded search feature to help cancer survivors find each other. They can now search...

2011-07-20 13:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) named Susanne Johnson-Berns the Georgia Chapter President of the Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network (CPAN). A cancer caregiver and a staff member at Northwest Georgia Oncology Center in Marietta, Mrs. Johnson-Berns brings to CPAN a diverse range of cancer advocacy experience. "We are pleased to welcome Susanne as the first state chapter president of the COA Patient Advocacy Network,"...

2011-06-08 12:00:00

TUXEDO PARK, N.Y., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Author and cancer survivor Susan Reif has released For Family & Friends... 39 Things to Make a Cancer Patient Smile, a book designed to help and inspire family members, friends, caregivers, co-workers and acquaintances of cancer patients. 39 Smiles is a heartwarming compilation that answers the universal question posed by nearly everyone when they hear of someone's illness: "What can I do to help?" In 39 Smiles, Susan suggests 39...

2011-05-12 08:47:00

PAF Selected as Charitable Partner for National Initiative as Part of 2011 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition HAMPTON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that provides professional case management services to tens of thousands of patients every year who are unable to obtain access to care because of financial or insurance denials - is pleased to partner with Breakaway from Cancer, a national...

2011-05-10 15:01:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen today announced that five inspirational cancer survivors who have made a difference for others affected by cancer in their communities have been selected as Breakaway from Cancer Champions as part of Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer initiative. The five Breakaway from Cancer Champions were selected following a public call for nominations and online voting earlier this year. The 2011 Breakaway from Cancer Champions are: North Lake...

2011-04-28 18:45:00

BOSTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, CURE magazine announced the winner of the 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing during a special award ceremony at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) 36th Annual Congress. Nearly 200 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and peers submitted essays to this year's contest nominating oncology nurses who demonstrated exceptional compassion, expertise and commitment in their patients' fights against...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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