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2010-03-24 16:02:00

SAN DIEGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure® awarded its seven California Affiliates with the State Policy of the Year Award for their advocacy to ensure access to breast cancer screening and treatment in the face of significant state budget cuts. The State Policy Campaign of the Year Award is presented to a Komen Affiliate or Affiliates who advanced breast health issues and brought positive changes through their public policy initiatives at the...

2009-10-01 11:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, American Airlines is inviting consumers to join the fight against breast cancer when purchasing an American Airlines Gift Card. During October, when gift card buyers specify Komen as the beneficiary, American will donate $5 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® for every $50 of travel purchased via the American Airlines Gift Card. "The American Airlines Gift Card is...

2009-09-14 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ask.com(R), a leading search engine and operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced the launch of the Ask.com Search for the Cure(R) program and charitable commitment to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest and most progressive grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives and end breast cancer forever. The Ask.com Search for the Cure program, available on the Ask.com...

2009-08-05 15:15:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 5, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP) announced today that Hala Moddelmog, President and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), has been unanimously elected to the Company's Board of Directors. "Hala Moddelmog has demonstrated outstanding leadership ability and has distinguished herself through major accomplishments in an unusually wide range of large, complex organizations," said James G. Carlson, AMERIGROUP...

2009-04-27 23:01:00

--Building on the Ford Advantage Plan, Ford will donate $20 in the name of each prospective customer that test drives a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle through June 1, up to $1 million to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R); dealers also can match the contribution. --Ford Motor Company and its dealers have dedicated more than $100 million to the fight against breast cancer, throughout its 15-year partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure. --In addition to helping charities nationwide, the...

2009-04-14 14:01:00

Collaboration to Fight Inflammatory Breast Cancer Already Making Gains in First Year of Funding DALLAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) today lauded thousands of American Airlines AAdvantage(R) members, employees, and Celebrity Golf and Tennis supporters for helping American meet its promise to fund the fight against a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. American's annual Celebrity Golf and Tennis event,...

2009-04-09 13:58:00

Largest Breast Cancer Organization Investing $60 Million to Research Despite Down Economy SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testing whether a powerful ingredient in marijuana can help slow the growth of aggressive breast cancer cells is just one of six Bay Area breast cancer studies being funded this year by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the global leader in the breast cancer movement announced today. The projects are part of a $60 million portfolio of 2009 research...

2009-04-07 14:01:00

Leader of Global Breast Cancer Movement Continues Unprecedented Investment in Research Despite Troubled Global Economy DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to caring for those coping with breast cancer while trying to rid future generations of the disease, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's leading breast cancer organization, today announced $60 million in research grants to U.S. and international scientists. This year's allocation includes $25.7 million earmarked for Komen...

2009-01-12 11:33:00

Partnership Will Fund Breakthrough Research to Support the Discovery of Promising New Treatments for TNBC Patients DALLAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When her doctor told her she had breast cancer, Sonja Draught thought detecting it early had greatly enhanced her odds of living because that is the case for most forms of cancer. But then she learned she was battling a rare and aggressive form of the disease: triple negative breast cancer. (Logo:...

2008-10-17 12:00:25

KUMASI, Ghana, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ghana President John Kufuor today dedicated the city's new hopeXchange Medical Center, a high quality diagnostic and treatment facility with special focus on breast cancer. During the ceremony, President Kufuor welcomed a high-profile mission delegation organized and led by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)'s President and CEO Hala Moddelmog, and acknowledged the significant role that Komen for the Cure can play in advancing the fight against breast cancer...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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