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2013-01-29 12:28:18

Online resource provides for critical unmet need in growing survivor community WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's largest lung cancer-focused organization, announces the launch today of its Survivor Resource Center to fill a growing need in the lung cancer community. As investments in research lead to progress in early detection and lung cancer treatments, more people are living longer and better with lung cancer than ever before. The...

2013-01-15 23:00:03

Dr. McMullen serves as the Medical Director and a Radiation Oncologist for Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center in Bloomington, Indiana Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 The Pediatric Proton Foundation today announced that Dr. Kevin McMullen was appointed to the Board of Directors effective January 2, 2013. This appointment will bring the total number of board members to eight until the Foundation´s next Annual Meeting to be held in conjunction with the...

2013-01-13 17:00:03

eMazzanti Technologies announces the premier of the Happy Cancer Chick´s second season where courageous women find hope and inspiration. The premier of the series will take place on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 7 pm at the Chelsea Clearview Theatre Hoboken, NJ and New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 eMazzanti Technologies, a Hoboken, New Jersey and New York City area IT expert and computer consultant, announces its participation of support of Season Two of the Happy Cancer Chick, a...

2013-01-10 05:03:54

Five women. Five stories. One cause. Non-profit presents real life tips, facts, beauty tool kit and more for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Montclair Breast Center is pleased to share information about 5 Under 40 Foundation Corporation, the generous efforts of our very own Dr. Dana Holwitt and four other breast cancer survivors under the age of 40. These five fearless women have taken their breast cancer diagnoses and transformed...

2013-01-03 18:08:26

Pioneering research presented at the Fertility 2013 conference today (Thursday 3 January 2013) shows that a large proportion of male cancer patients are missing out on appropriate fertility advice. Sperm banking is routinely recommended for all men diagnosed with cancer who are at risk of long-term infertility, caused by treatment such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Infertility can be permanent or temporary depending on the individual's circumstances and men may need to attend...

2012-12-11 12:27:46

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announced that its online community for oncology nurses - TheONC.org - will host a webinar, "Fertility Preservation: Options for Patients with Cancer," on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 12 p.m. ET. The webinar will address the effects of cancer treatment on fertility and outline options available for men and women to preserve fertility prior to treatment. According to the American Cancer Society, about five percent of the more than...

2012-12-10 12:24:53

The Latest Installment in YSC's Free Navigator Series Identifies Six Areas in Which Young Breast Cancer Survivors Can Improve Their Quality of Life After Treatment Ends NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 2010 survey conducted by Young Survival Coalition (YSC), the first nonprofit organization to focus exclusively on the unique needs of young women affected by breast cancer, found that 86 percent of its post-treatment population did not have a survivorship care plan. To...

2012-12-09 05:03:42

With the launch of his new website, PeopleBeatingCancer.org, cancer survivor David Emerson is helping the fight against cancer one post at a time. The new website provides cancer survivors and their caregivers with critical information and a location to discuss living with cancer and various treatments. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 As a cancer survivor,People Beating Cancer(PBC) director David Emerson knows how important it is to be able to find information about cancer...

2012-11-23 08:20:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary skater and cancer survivor Scott Hamilton and National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Hall of Famer Verne Lundquist host Kaleidoscope On Ice presented by Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, a skating and song spectacular celebrating cancer survivorship, Sunday, Nov. 25, (5:00-6:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The star-studded event, features 2010 Olympic champion and gold medalist Evan Lysacek, Olympic...

2012-11-12 08:24:38

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quilts are made for dozens of reasons - for warmth, decoration and remembrance - but for a college professor from Utah, quilting became a form of healing. It was something Judy Elsley, Ph.D., had enjoyed doing for years, but it took on new meaning after she heard these words, "You have breast cancer." In fact, it helped bring back normalcy to a life that had been uprooted by her diagnosis, a cancer journey she conveyed in a mixed media...