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2013-08-21 10:19:04

Online tool for planning life after cancer fills knowledge gaps, arms patients with information to take charge of their care In 2005, the Institute of Medicine, surveying the outlook for the growing number of American cancer survivors, first described the idea of a survivorship care plan: a roadmap for the group of patients, today numbering nearly 12 million, who are beginning new lives as cancer survivors. Care plans aims to arm cancer survivors with a customized road map for their...

2013-07-31 23:03:50

Dr. Michelle O’Shea recently organized and sponsored a breast cancer survivor event, “Celebrate You,” on June 8th at Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton, NJ. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Vice-Chair of Surgery and Co-Chair of the Cancer Committee at Newtown Medical Center, Dr. Michelle O’Shea, recently organized and sponsored a breast cancer survivor event, “Celebrate You,” on June 8th at Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton, NJ. Sussex County breast cancer survivors were invited to a...

2013-07-15 10:34:20

Older African-American and Hispanic men who have survived cancer are less likely than their white counterparts to see a specialist or receive basic preventive care, such as vaccinations, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Researchers examined racial/ethnic disparities in health care receipt among a nationally representative sample of male cancer survivors. They found that disparities are evident among older, but not younger, cancer survivors, despite their...

2013-07-15 10:30:03

Although women who survived childhood cancer face an increased risk of infertility, nearly two-thirds of those who tried unsuccessfully to become pregnant for at least a year eventually conceived, according to clinical researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital. This is comparable to the rate of eventual pregnancy among all clinically infertile women. "Most women think that if they had cancer as a child, then they'll...

2013-06-19 23:17:31

Cancer Support Community launches Cancer Policy Institute. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Cancer Support Community (CSC), an international nonprofit organization, will celebrate the promise of cancer care for the whole patient with the launch today of the Cancer Policy Institute at the Cancer Support Community. This inaugural event, held at the Newseum, will feature a keynote address by Ezekiel Emanuel, MD., Ph.D., recognition of Congress members who have made a significant impact on cancer...

2013-06-13 23:21:57

Breast Cancer Survivor Will Receive Ready-to-Go Ecommerce Business Maui, HI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and survivors everywhere, Pure-Ecommerce.com is excited to announce its Third Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Business Giveaway for breast cancer survivors in the US and Canada. The winner will receive a complete ready-to-go ecommerce business along with 40 hours of award-winning one-on-one training and consultation. The Business Giveaway starts...

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...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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