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2014-07-30 23:16:03

TeVido BioDevices, developer of 3d bioprinted grafts for use in breast reconstruction, announced as one of 20 semifinalists Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 TeVido BioDevices was selected as one of 20 entries to move onto the Martha and Kozo Shimano Entrepreneur Accelerator Program phase of the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Big C competition, aiming to change the way the world lives with cancer. TeVido BioDevices will now be vying for one of five spots in the contest’s final round,...

2014-07-23 23:23:34

LIVESTRONG houses PAF representative in its Cancer Navigation Center. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For the past nine years, the LIVESTRONG Foundation and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) have been working in tandem to help thousands of cancer patients and survivors understand their insurance options, facilitate access to care, and help survivors connect to resources dealing with work discrimination issues. In 2014, the two foundations expanded their partnership to include...

2014-07-17 23:06:43

Athletes for Hope Participating in Various Camps this Year Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At the mid-point of summer 2014, Camp Kesem, which provides support for children through and beyond a parent’s cancer, and is funded with support from the LIVESTRONG Foundation, is set to serve 4,000 kids at 54 chapters in 27 states. The camps follow a unique model in that they are organized and operated by student leaders at colleges and universities around the country. Children participate...

2014-07-16 23:07:15

The seven-year survivor has been working at ESPN since 1993 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ESPN icon Stuart Scott will be presented with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight’s ESPYs for showing a positive attitude, persistence and determination in the face of a great obstacle – a seven-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Scott, who has been a beacon of strength in the face of cancer, epitomizes the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s ethos that attitude is everything. LIVESTRONG is...

2014-07-02 23:01:24

Money raised from the ride from New York City to Mount Washington (N.H.) will benefit LIVESTRONG Foundation and people affected by cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Last summer, Rob Holden, Ian Laurie and Matt Winstone rented a Boris bike (bike share) in London, drove it 700 miles to the base of Mount Ventoux in Southern France, rode it to the peak and returned it to its dock within 24 hours to avoid the late fee. The trip raised more than $40,000 for the UK’s Macmillan Cancer...

2014-06-16 23:01:53

Leaders will share best methods for addressing survivors’ needs. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The LIVESTRONG Foundation is hosting its Survivorship Centers of Excellence Network as they present the LIVESTRONG Essential Elements of Survivorship Care to some of the leading providers of cancer care programs from throughout the U.S. in advance of this week’s 7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference in Atlanta. Directors from the seven LIVESTRONG Survivorship Centers of...

2014-06-12 23:14:11

Beneufit’s cFIT™ system allows physicians to prescribe exercise and quantify the impact of specifically followed exercise programs to quality of life in cancer survivors. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Beneufit’s cFIT™ was selected as a semifinalist to move on to the second phase of the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s inaugural Big C competition, aiming to change the way the world lives with cancer. cFIT, that applies data-driven exercise protocols to help patients manage...

2014-05-29 23:10:39

Veteran strategist hired as executive vice president of strategic communications. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Today, the LIVESTRONG Foundation announced the appointment of Ellen Barry as executive vice president of strategic communications. At the Foundation, Barry will oversee the long-term vision of the organization, while creating the strategies that will continue to place it at the forefront of advocacy efforts for policies leading to patient-centered cancer care that will...

2014-05-16 23:01:23

The “Join the Movement” Statewide Tour Launches On May 20; Partnership between The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living and WWOZ New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Healthier Air for All Campaign, an initiative of The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), has partnered with WWOZ, a non-profit community-supported radio station in New Orleans, to host a statewide concert tour. The “Join the Movement” Tour is a six-city tour to promote the importance of...

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...


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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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