Latest Cancer survivor Stories

2014-02-14 23:00:24

Judy Mindin Promoted to Communications Director of ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Glendale, WI (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Today, ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis announced the promotion of Judy Mindin to Communications Director. A seven-year veteran of ABCD, Judy has held roles in administration, special events and mission services. She most recently served as Communications and Development Manager for ABCD. In her new role, Judy will also serve on the organization’s executive...

2014-02-12 23:25:50

NWH has been granted a 3 year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer. Mt. Kisco (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. CoC accredited cancer programs must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered...

2014-01-28 12:23:55

Funds raised through 150 mile cycling event will support breakthrough research, education and patient care. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia's first annual Ride to Conquer Cancer launched on Tuesday to raise vital funds for the cancer programs at Penn Medicine. Funds raised will be used immediately to support breakthrough cancer research, education and patient care programs at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center. "We are absolutely thrilled to...

2014-01-15 16:21:56

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital, with funding from Hyundai Hope on Wheels, is giving childhood cancer survivors the resources they need to live a healthy adult life. Through CancerLateFX, a free, personalized mobile app and website (www.CancerLateEffects.org), childhood cancer survivors can get educational information, tips, tools and resources to keep them informed and healthy throughout their adult lives. Each year, about 13,500 children in...

2014-01-08 12:27:22

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some see paint. Others see hope. What do you see? Ten years ago, more than 400 people across 23 countries saw those words and shared their cancer journeys with the world through art and narrative. While more than 4,100 stories have been shared, there are many still waiting to be told. In the U.S.[i] there are nearly 14 million cancer survivors today in addition to millions of others who love and care for them. Creating, viewing and talking about the...

2014-01-07 08:32:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals delivers patient education to improve medication adherence for cancer survivors SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology specific patient portals, announces milestones related to their Patient Education and Medication Adherence Program launched in early 2013. Navigating Cancer's Patient Education Program allows cancer programs to digitize their education and establish intuitive rules to automatically...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.