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2011-10-19 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, announced today that the company has renewed its long-term commitment to childhood and youth cancer treatment and research. The Georgia-based insurance company has committed more than $600,000 to the Children's Oncology Group's Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) research program over the next three years, adding to the more $1 million Aflac has contributed to the...

2011-09-13 12:00:00

On September 8, 2011 Blog for a Cure rolled out an expanded search feature to help cancer survivors find each other. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Blog for a Cure has over 6,200 cancer survivors and is growing rapidly. One of the top requests from these survivors was to increase the ability to find other survivors who match their own experience. On September 8, 2011 Blog for a Cure rolled out an expanded search feature to help cancer survivors find each other. They can now search...

2011-08-17 00:00:03

Pioneers For A Cure - Songs To Fight Cancer, the largest online showcase of cancer charities, releases two all-new podcasts featuring musical artists raising funds for cancer research. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Pioneers For A Cure - Songs to Fight Cancer announces the release of two new podcasts to help raise funds for cancer research, co-produced by Jon Kalish and Marty Goldensohn, veteran broadcast journalists based in New York. The video podcast can be found at...

2011-06-16 09:00:00

DALLAS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CURE magazine editor-at-large Kathy LaTour was awarded first place at the annual meeting of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) in Philadelphia for her feature article The Cost of Living, which appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of CURE magazine. The AHCJ awards honored the best health reporting in nine categories including print, broadcast and online media. Now in its seventh year, the contest received more than 300 entries -- an...

2011-06-16 00:00:29

North Carolina law firm is top fundraiser for American Diabetes Association annual cycling event. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The HensonFuerst Cycling Team is the top fundraising team for the American Diabetes Association's North Carolina Tour de Cure for the third year in a row. Comprised of 45 cyclists, the team raised joined hundreds of fellow cyclists as they rode to raise funds and awareness for the ADA during the Tour on June 4 and 5 and raised impressive...

2011-06-15 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two clinical trial studies authored by physicians affiliated with US Oncology Research and the United Network of US Oncology have been selected to be featured in the Best of ASCO to be held July 29-30 in Miami and August 5-6 in Seattle. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) hosted its 47th Annual Meeting June 3-7 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Best of ASCO Meetings highlight the most relevant studies from the ASCO Annual...

2011-06-04 00:00:31

The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is honored to award the 2011 Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Prize to Dr. Gabriel N. Hortobágyi, Nellie B. Connally Chair, Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Hortobágyi is awarded the prize for his life-long dedication to cancer patients and his pioneering progress in bringing new hope to breast cancer patients. Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 02, 2011 The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is...

2011-04-28 18:45:00

BOSTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, CURE magazine announced the winner of the 2011 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing during a special award ceremony at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) 36th Annual Congress. Nearly 200 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and peers submitted essays to this year's contest nominating oncology nurses who demonstrated exceptional compassion, expertise and commitment in their patients' fights against...

2011-04-19 16:39:00

DALLAS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beryl Companies announced today that it raised more than $50,000 at the 4th Annual Barry Spiegelman Memorial Golf Classic and Reception & Fundraiser to support brain cancer research. Net proceeds from the events will go to Art of the Brain, which supports brain cancer research at UCLA's Neuro-Oncology program. The annual events are held in memory of Beryl co-founder Barry Spiegelman, who lost his battle with brain cancer in 2005. (Logo:...

2011-04-18 19:55:48

Passport for Care, an innovative, web-based system that guides health care for pediatric cancer survivors, is poised to have an even wider impact as it is now being made available to the more than 220 institutions of the Children's Oncology Group. The system was developed at the Texas Children's Cancer Center and the Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies at Baylor College of Medicine. System generates individualized recommendations The Passport for Care website allows...