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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,...

2014-05-19 23:09:13

“Look Good Feel Better” Celebrates Quarter Century at 2014 National Women’s Survivors Convention Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 In an exciting turn of events, the iconic Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) program has chosen to celebrate its silver anniversary at the highly acclaimed 2014 National Women’s Survivors Convention in Nashville, TN. The celebration will kick off on Friday night (August 1, 2014) with an unprecedented live streaming program simulcast to thousands...

2014-05-19 12:26:17

Thousands to gather in Chicago for nation's largest survivorship celebration CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, June 1, nearly 4,000 people, including more than 700 cancer survivors, will gather in Chicago's Grant Park for the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University's 21(st) Annual Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K. The event will bring cancer survivors, families and friends together with the physicians, scientists and...

2014-05-12 16:27:12

Amgen Is Building World's Largest Cancer Support Team THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen today announced that four individuals who are an inspiration for others affected by cancer have been selected as Breakaway from Cancer(®) Champions. They will be honored as part of Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer national initiative, designed to raise awareness of the important resources available to those impacted by cancer - from prevention to survivorship - during the ninth annual...

2014-05-01 12:32:25

Cancer Survivors, Healthcare Providers, Members of the Beauty Industry and Women Everywhere Encouraged to Reimagine Beauty WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 25(th )anniversary this year, Look Good Feel Better®, a free public service program dedicated to helping women living with cancer manage the appearance side effects of treatment and improve their self-esteem, is asking women everywhere to Reimagine Beauty and its meaning and importance to women undergoing cancer...

2014-05-01 08:36:24

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - "You have cancer." To an estimated 500* Canadians a day, their family, friends and caregivers, these three words change lives. To help Canadians manage through a cancer diagnosis, Eli Lilly Canada is launching Lilly Oncology On Canvas Canada, an art competition that honours the physical and emotional journeys Canadians face when dealing with cancer. "A cancer diagnosis can be just as emotional as it is physical," says Dr. Joan Bottorff from the...

2014-04-24 23:10:00

Lifeinsuranceover65.org (http://lifeinsuranceover65.org) announces a new blog post, “How To Get Life Insurance For Cancer Survivors” (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Lifeinsuranceover65.org has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance for former cancer patients. Former cancer patients can purchase life insurance without having to take medical examinations. They can compare life insurance quotes to find affordable plans that offer good financial protection. Life insurance...

2014-04-21 23:10:56

The fifth annual People with Purpose Awards Luncheon on April 24 recognizes the contributions of local nonprofits, business leaders, and doctors in support of breast cancer survivors. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 HERS Breast Cancer Foundation today announced that they are hosting a community awards event on April 24. The fifth annual People with Purpose Awards Luncheon honors people and organizations from the Bay Area whose contributions have supported breast cancer survivors and...

2014-04-21 23:03:38

Organizations to implement one of three programs designed to help people affected by cancer. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Today, the LIVESTRONG Foundation announced the recipients of its Community Impact Project, a program that will distribute more than $1 million in addition to tools and resources to bring three proven cancer support programs to 39 sites across the U.S. “More than 100,000 passionate cancer advocates voted to immediately provide critical support to people...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'