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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...

2013-06-27 23:29:15

Fifth annual event to benefit local, regional and national fundraising organizations on Oct. 18th. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 On October 18th 2013, Be Bold, Be Bald! dares to ask Americans, “Who will you go bald for?” The fifth annual event, taking place on October 18th encourages people from all over the country to “go bald,” sporting a bald cap in a show of solidarity for those who don’t have a choice in losing their hair. Similar to a bike ride or road race,...

2013-04-01 23:04:33

In honor of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) and the LIVESTRONG Foundation have re-released their free, award-winning video education series entitled At the Crossroads: Cancer in Ages 15-39 at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact adolescent and young adult cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Nearly 70,000 adolescent and young adults (AYAs) are diagnosed with cancer every year. Not only do AYAs...

2013-03-27 23:02:31

Sound Telecom, a leading nationwide provider of telephone answering, call center and cloud-based phone services announced today that it is supporting the Livestrong Foundation as a corporate cash and services donor. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Michael LaBaw, founder and president of Sound Telecom remembers vividly the shock, trepidation and need for immediate direction when diagnosed with a rare eye cancer which was followed by two subsequent diagnoses of cancer in each of...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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