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2011-08-01 11:00:00

Image Pays Tribute to the Men and Women Working Each Day in the Fight Against Cancer NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Jimmy Smits appears in a Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) window display at Rockefeller Plaza this month that honors the men and women involved in the fight against cancer, conveying the critical role collaboration plays in their efforts. Donated by EHE International, the window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza will house the display until the end of August....

2011-07-21 10:02:00

In a new public service campaign, the best-selling author and TV personality encourages people to take action to fight hunger among older Americans LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Entertainment Industry Foundation Ambassador, author and television personality Rachael Ray is lending her support to a new public service campaign aimed at ending hunger for the more than six million Americans over the age of 50 who struggle to put food on the table every day. The new...

2011-07-07 23:01:00

Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials in Scottsdale, Ariz., is enrolling pancreatic cancer patients in two clinical trials SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients involved in clinical trials conducted by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Scottsdale Healthcare for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will participate in the 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game Fantasy Camp. The patients will have opportunities to...

2011-06-13 03:23:00

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed film producer and cancer activist Laura Ziskin died Sunday evening at her home in Santa Monica at the age of 61. Ziskin, who lived with breast cancer for seven years, is survived by her husband, screenwriter Alvin Sargent, with whom she frequently collaborated; daughter, producer Julia Barry, and son-in-law, writer Eli Dansky. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/DC18404-a ) (Photo:...

2011-05-05 15:05:00

NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, the CLIO Awards will celebrate its 52nd year with an exciting announcement unifying the normally ubercompetitive ad industry: eleven of the world's top creative executives have agreed to unite as advisers for Stand Up To Cancer, helping to recruit creative talent for projects that support the cancer-research initiative co-founded by Katie Couric. This CLIO Awards Dream Team will use the Awards Show on May 19 as a stage to announce their...

2011-05-05 07:00:00

MERRIAM, Kan., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Rowe, creator, executive producer and host of Discovery Channel's Emmy®-nominated show, "Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe," has been named the 2011 ambassador for Lee National Denim Day, one of the country's largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer, benefiting the Women's Cancer Programs of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). By ditching his jeans and donating the cost of a pair, Rowe wasted no time making his...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting the efforts of Stand Up To Cancer, Epic Records joins forces with Sony Pictures Television to release the soundtrack for SHOWTIME'S acclaimed series The Big C on June 7th. The Big C soundtrack is the ultimate collection of songs from and inspired by the ground-breaking series. Filled with the emotional highs and lows of a mother's battle with cancer, the series lends itself to a unique musical backdrop. Including the Score Suite and title...

2011-04-14 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is proud to announce Celebrity Ambassador Heidi Klum will be featured in a new public service announcement (PSA) that will appear first in PEOPLE magazine's World's Most Beautiful issue. Klum brings her supermodel glamour to the fight against cancer, posing in a grey SU2C sweatshirt in the PSA, photographed by Rankin. The highly-anticipated special issue of PEOPLE has a readership of 50 million and hits newsstands April...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

Service offers highest quality data from banked samples with lowest sample input. Santa Clara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX) today announced at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 in Orlando, Florida, the launch of its second-generation OncoScanâ“ž¢ FFPE Express platform (formerly MIP Copy Number Service). OncoScanâ“ž¢ FFPE Express 2.0 offers enhanced...

2011-04-04 15:03:00

ORLANDO, Fla. April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today the second round of awards for its Innovative Research Grants Program (IRG), and named the 13 young scientists that will receive a combined total of $9.74 million over the grants' three-year term to conduct high-risk/high-reward translational cancer research. The grants were announced during an event at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 102nd Annual Meeting 2011. These grants serve to...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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