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Adults Who Are Survivors Of Childhood Cancer Have High Risk For Disease
2013-06-12 08:09:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study by researchers at St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital has found that prevalence of chronic health conditions in adult years is associated with childhood cancer survival. In an analysis of more than 1,700 adult survivors of childhood cancer, the researchers found a high percentage of survivors with one or more chronic health conditions. The study, to be published June 12 in JAMA, found that 98 percent of the...

2013-06-06 23:22:33

CharityAuctionBay.com is a brand new auction site where people may keep their profits from what they sell while the fees they pay to list their items go to support United Cancer Survivors of America, Inc. The nonprofit is nationwide, but sellers or buyers may elect to support the students and families of a particular state which makes this auction site very unique. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 CharityAuctionBay.com is a place where people or businesses may sell items same as...

2013-06-03 23:18:06

Pancreatic cancer survivor, author and inspirational speaker Bob Brown has announced the release of his first book, “The Ride of My Life,” a memoir of his cancer journey that has been praised as an informative and entertaining book offering an inspiring account of Bob´s own personal challenge with cancer. It has become the go-to-book for those newly diagnosed patients and their families, as well as others who may be facing different obstacles with a need to be inspired and...

2013-05-30 23:26:19

Nutrition during and after cancer treatment can be a confusing subject for many. Jean LaMantia, cancer survivor, registered dietitian and author unveils her new products, designed to provide valuable nutrition information for cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and nutrition and health enthusiasts. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 As a web based entrepreneur providing a service to the cancer community, Jean LaMantia hears directly from cancer patients, survivors and caregivers the...

2013-05-28 23:03:15

Gwen Darien joins National Office as Executive Vice President of Program and Services. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Gwen Darien joined the Cancer Support Community in May 2013 as Executive Vice President of Programs and Services where she oversees research, programs, education, and patient and family services. Gwen brings nearly 20 years of experience with extensive communications, education and policy experience. Prior to joining CSC, Gwen was a director of The Pathways...

2013-05-17 23:16:30

Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietitian, Cancer Survivor and Author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook put a well-coordinated plan into action that is getting a much-needed resource into the hands of cancer patients. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 “It´s not too late to take part in this unique opportunity to pay it forward” LaMantia reports. The coordinated nation-wide effort allows donors to “commit a random act of kindness” by...

2013-05-17 10:53:27

Review calls rehabilitation cost effective; critical A new review finds cancer survivors suffer a diverse and complex set of impairments, affecting virtually every organ system. Writing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, Julie Silver, M.D., associate professor at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues say a majority of cancer survivors will have significant physical and psychological impairments as a result of treatments, and that these often go undetected and/or untreated, resulting...

2013-05-16 23:31:35

Cancer survivor and founder of PeopleBeatingCancer, David Emerson, will hand-cycle the Cleveland Marathon to fundraise for his patient-focused non-profit. Money from sponsorships will go towards supporting the PeopleBeatingCancer website, an online resource for cancer survivors. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 David Emerson, a nineteen year multiple myeloma survivor with severe nerve damage in his legs, isn´t going to let anything get in his way of participating in this...

2013-05-14 23:25:52

Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietitian, Cancer Survivor and Author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook is pleased to introduce an Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Life a Cancer Patient Today. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Cancer patients and nutrition professionals have been enthusiastic in their praise of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook, which is bringing comfort to many. Designed with the nutritional needs of the cancer patient...

2013-05-01 16:29:05

Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer to Celebrate Cancer Survivors at Every Stage of the Eighth Annual Professional Cycling Race THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen today announced that four individuals who are an inspiration and have made a difference 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 initiative at the eighth consecutive edition of the Amgen Tour of...