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2014-04-10 08:30:44

SuperSibs! becomes part of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, program continues providing comfort and care services to siblings of children with cancer PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer is honored to announce the acquisition of SuperSibs!, an organization that has worked to ensure support for siblings of children with cancer. With a keen understanding of the...

2014-03-28 23:00:12

One woman’s successful fight against breast cancer becomes another person’s reason for hope and inspiration. New York (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 “Are You Kidding Me?” is about being diagnosed with breast cancer and all the wonderful games author Lucy Morrison got to play. It starts out with the mammogram and further testing and continues with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. She was fortunate to have a less-invasive type of cancer and did not need the kind of chemotherapy that...

2014-03-25 08:29:51

Inspired to save the lives of Coachella Valley cancer patients, BIGHORN Behind a Miracle (BAM) reached an exciting milestone of raising $1 million at their kick-off party, A Night of Miracles, for BIGHORN BAM Week that also includes a Caddy Auction and Golf Tournament. PALM DESERT, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIGHORN BAM Founder Selby Dunham took her breast cancer survivor story and decided to give back to the hospital and community she loves so much. In the past 7...

2014-03-17 16:26:52

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Long-term follow-up of adult survivors of childhood cancer reinforces need for lifelong health surveillance for childhood cancer survivors MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult survivors of childhood cancer face significant health problems as they age and are five times more likely than their siblings to develop new cancers, heart and other serious health conditions beyond the...

2014-03-14 12:28:49

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation is inviting lung cancer patients/survivors from across the nation to register for the fourth annual national LUNGevity HOPE Summit to be held on May 2- 4, 2014, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA. The two-day meeting, kicking off Lung Cancer Hope Month, is designed for people living with lung cancer of all ages and stages of the disease, currently in or out of treatment. LUNGevity HOPE Summits provide an...

2014-03-13 08:29:07

Sisters Network® Inc. launches innovative pilot program designed to help address breast cancer disparities affecting the African American community HOUSTON and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sisters Network, the only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization, announced today the launch of Teens 4 Pink, a new program that aims to educate and empower African American teens to change the way their family members think and act about breast...

2014-03-04 23:03:52

The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. Fremont, California (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. The Stanford Cancer Center empowers collaboration, fosters...

2014-03-03 16:25:26

$250,000 to support immuno-oncology learning resources WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation is honored to announce a grant of $250,000 from Bristol-Myers Squibb for the development of educational materials on immuno-oncology. Progress in understanding lung cancer and treatment approaches has accelerated dramatically in the past several years after many slow decades. While no immunotherapeutic drugs are currently approved for lung cancer, this new area of...

2014-02-26 23:29:14

Award recognizes Humility of Mary Health Partners’ exceptional patient care and treatment Youngstown, OH. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, St. Elizabeth Health Center, has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award. The award recognizes the Joanie Abdu Center as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging Humility of Mary Health Partners’ dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the...

2014-02-24 23:04:09

Christina Berger is named Development Director of ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Glendale, WI (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis has appointed Christina Berger its first Development Director. Formerly a Senior Manager PDP on Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s Strategic Tax Team and a participant in its distinct leadership development program, Christina brings extraordinary relationship management and strategic planning skills to ABCD. An alumna of Marquette...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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