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2014-10-21 08:34:47

Eight researchers receive grants to accelerate the search for causes, cures MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, announces the funding of four new Young Investigator grant awards for childhood cancer research. The awards support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) Young Investigator program. These Young Investigator Grants are designed as start-up funds for scientists at the early stages of their careers to pursue...

2014-10-15 16:29:39

-- Wahl Clipper challenges Kappa Sigma Fraternity and students everywhere to cut loose for the St. Baldrick's Foundation and childhood cancer research -- STERLING, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting buzzed -- it's a topic of concern at college campuses nationwide, but one company and fraternity are turning it into a positive this fall. Wahl Clipper, the leading manufacturer of hair clippers, and Kappa Sigma Fraternity are urging college students nationwide to "Get Buzzed...

2014-10-14 23:11:32

There are nearly 400,000 teenagers and adults in America who are childhood cancer survivors, according to the “Cancer Facts and Figures 2014” from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Each is unique, their names and faces etched in the hearts of their medical caregivers; their stories providing encouragement to other children journeying through cancer treatment. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Many young survivors are finding continued hope and help through The National...

2014-10-14 20:22:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope) radio event once again united local Hispanic radio communities in a national effort and raised $439,119.00 in pledges to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152188 The week-long campaign culminated...

2014-10-13 12:25:28

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Starry Night 8.5K is an evening walk/run to help kids battling one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Starry Night Houston is coming to Discovery Green on Saturday, Nov. 15. More than 28,000 children in the United States are living with a brain tumor. Each of Starry Night's 28,000 steps will shine light on their illness and raise funds for lifesaving medical research and...

2014-10-08 12:25:35

--Proceeds Support the Cancer Center's Research and Survivorship Programs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-- PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Four Seasons Parkway Run & Walk raised nearly $1.3 million to support childhood cancer research and survivorship programs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Held on September 29, 12,000 runners, walkers, doctors, nurses and children with cancer and their families participated in this year's...

2014-10-07 16:26:50

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Starry Night 8.5K is an evening walk/run to help kids battling one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Starry Night Atlanta is coming to Centennial Olympic Park on Saturday, Nov. 8. More than 28,000 children in the United States are living with a brain tumor. Each of Starry Night's 28,000 steps will shine light on their illness and raise funds for lifesaving medical research and...

2014-10-02 12:31:27

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Starry Night 8.5K is an evening walk/run to help kids battling one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Starry Night Philadelphia is coming to Cooper River Park in Pennsauken Township, N.J., on Saturday, Oct. 18. More than 28,000 children in the United States are living with a brain tumor. Each of the 28,000 steps in Starry Night's 8.5K walk/run will shine light on their illness...

2014-09-26 12:24:44

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Starry Night 8.5K is an evening walk/run to help kids battling one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Starry Night Boston is coming to Joe Moakley Park on Saturday, Oct. 18. More than 28,000 children in the United States are living with a brain tumor. Each of the 28,000 steps in Starry Night's 8.5K walk/run will shine light on their illness and raise funds for lifesaving...

2014-09-19 20:20:44

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $9 Million in Grant Funding to Researchers at Children's Hospitals during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; Thirty-six researchers name Hyundai Scholars WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leader in the fight against childhood cancer, alongside Hyundai executives, dealers, and its supporters held a press conference on Capitol Hill. The event was the 5(th) annual Hyundai Hope On Wheels annual press...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.