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2014-06-10 08:30:44

Cancer and Careers' 4th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer to Help Address Concerns NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of unemployed cancer survivors looking for work worry that prospective employers would treat them differently if they knew about their cancer, according to new national survey results from Cancer and Careers, the only U.S. organization solely dedicated to serving the growing population of people working during and after cancer treatment. The online survey,...

2014-06-09 14:39:26

Health Affairs Reducing Maternal Mortality In Zambia and Uganda. Margaret E. Kruk of Columbia University and co-authors assessed the effectiveness of Saving Mothers, Giving Life, a new global public-private partnership that aims to reduce maternal mortality in eight districts in Uganda and Zambia. They evaluated the first six to twelve months of the program's implementation, its ownership by national ministries of health, and its effects on health systems. According to the authors, early...

2014-05-31 23:03:45

More than 100 cancer survivors and their guests, along with the physicians, radiation therapists, nurses and other medical professionals who helped them fight their battles, are expected to turn out for the Annual Cancer Survivor’s Picnic, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners Cancer Centers. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 What:     Annual Cancer Survivor’s Picnic, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners Cancer Centers More than 100 cancer...

2014-05-30 23:04:55

Leslie Robison, Ph.D., becomes the fifth researcher from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to receive the Pediatric Oncology Award Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Leslie L. Robison, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital the recipient of the 2014 Pediatric Oncology Award for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer survivorship research. Robison will receive the award Saturday at the ASCO annual...

2014-05-29 23:10:39

Veteran strategist hired as executive vice president of strategic communications. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Today, the LIVESTRONG Foundation announced the appointment of Ellen Barry as executive vice president of strategic communications. At the Foundation, Barry will oversee the long-term vision of the organization, while creating the strategies that will continue to place it at the forefront of advocacy efforts for policies leading to patient-centered cancer care that will...

2014-05-29 23:07:01

In honor of National Cancer Survivor’s Day on June 1, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) has released a free continuing education course entitled Survivorship Care: Increasing Your Patients’ Quality of Life at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact care for cancer survivors. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Nearly 14 million Americans are now living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer. Major advances in cancer detection and treatment have...

2014-05-28 23:13:18

One of America’s best-loved couples to share heartwarming, motivating and inspirational stories in an effort to support other cancer survivors as they enter their second act in life. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Women’s Survivors Convention is privileged to announce that Giuliana and Bill Rancic will serve as honorary co-chairs for their 2014 convention. The convention provides a network where women affected by all types of cancer can find their voice, improve their...

2014-05-28 08:33:09

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silverstrom Group is proud to announce the first winner of the Smiles for Life Award in partnership with the American Cancer Society. Inspired to donate their medical expertise to help others, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom's philanthropic award bestows a cosmetic dental makeover worth $25,000 to a cancer survivor in the New Jersey/New York area. After a long selection process, the dentists chose Betty Wetterauw of...

2014-05-23 23:05:17

The National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation is proud to announce that the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed in communities nationwide on June 1. Join cancer survivors as they stand together and show the world what life after cancer looks like. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 On Sunday, June 1, 2014, cancer survivors across the globe will unite to show the world what life after cancer looks like. This unique celebration will mark the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors...

2014-05-20 10:46:25

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Simulations find improved outcomes but suggest less frequent screening may be as beneficial One of the first studies to analyze the effectiveness of screening survivors of childhood cancer for early signs of impending congestive heart failure (CHF) finds improved health outcomes but suggests that less frequent screening than currently recommended may yield similar clinical benefit. The researchers, in a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine,...


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