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2014-07-17 23:06:43

Athletes for Hope Participating in Various Camps this Year Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At the mid-point of summer 2014, Camp Kesem, which provides support for children through and beyond a parent’s cancer, and is funded with support from the LIVESTRONG Foundation, is set to serve 4,000 kids at 54 chapters in 27 states. The camps follow a unique model in that they are organized and operated by student leaders at colleges and universities around the country. Children participate...

2014-07-16 23:07:15

The seven-year survivor has been working at ESPN since 1993 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ESPN icon Stuart Scott will be presented with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight’s ESPYs for showing a positive attitude, persistence and determination in the face of a great obstacle – a seven-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Scott, who has been a beacon of strength in the face of cancer, epitomizes the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s ethos that attitude is everything. LIVESTRONG is...

2014-07-02 23:01:24

Money raised from the ride from New York City to Mount Washington (N.H.) will benefit LIVESTRONG Foundation and people affected by cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Last summer, Rob Holden, Ian Laurie and Matt Winstone rented a Boris bike (bike share) in London, drove it 700 miles to the base of Mount Ventoux in Southern France, rode it to the peak and returned it to its dock within 24 hours to avoid the late fee. The trip raised more than $40,000 for the UK’s Macmillan Cancer...

2014-07-01 23:09:50

As exciting new medical therapies in cancer treatment continue to emerge, the newest weapon is an inspiring human face - a young adult survivor (named JOY) who serves as a personal guide to those facing cancer while delivering happiness, showing that laughter is the best medicine after all. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Many facing cancer and other serious illnesses today realize there is truth to the old adage, "Mind over matter." From Valerie Harper "facing terminal...

2014-06-26 23:02:16

Send Me On Vacation is excited to be launching its new program, “The Goodness Vacation” on June 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 On June 29, women from all over the greater Phoenix area will be heading to the Mt. Claret Retreat Center for the Jessica Camponovo - Goodness Vacation Tea. Hosted by the Breast Cancer Organization, Send Me On Vacation, the Tea will be in honor the late Dr. Camponovo, who passed from breast cancer. Send Me On...

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,...

2014-06-19 23:17:42

MedActive is excited to sponsor the American Cancer Society's 17th Annual 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' In Balboa Park, San Diego on October 19th, 2014. Odessa, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 MedActive is gearing up for the American Cancer Society's annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer community walk in Balboa Park. As a flagship sponsor, the company is excited to work closely with the American Cancer Society and volunteers to raise awareness about breast cancer....

2014-06-18 23:13:21

Proceeds from June 27 game against Arizona Rattlers will be donated in support of services for breast cancer survivors. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF) today announced that they are teaming up with the San Jose SaberCats arena football team to raise awareness and funds in support of local organizations that serve breast cancer survivors. Proceeds from each ticket sold for the June 27 game against the Arizona Rattlers will benefit HERS Breast Cancer...

2014-06-17 23:03:59

Families gathered for luncheon to recognize Cancer Survivor Day. Guest speaker Carol S. Blecher, RN presented at W Hotel in Hoboken. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In recognition of Cancer Survivors Day, CarePoint Health hosted the First Annual Cancer Wellness Day and luncheon on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the W Hotel in Hoboken. The event was attended by cancer survivors, their families, community members and medical staff. Guest speaker Carol S. Blecher, Advanced Practice Nurse...

2014-06-17 08:28:45

A unique jewelry collection supporting cancer survivors by Charles & Colvard® NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Survivor Collection(TM) is a story of celebration. Inspired by the true story of two special friends, one battling cancer the other supporting and championing her friend through her struggle, and the search for something special to symbolize the brilliant promise of the future ahead. Trying to find a piece of jewelry to commemorate her friend's long journey and...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.