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2011-07-26 00:00:29

Local and National Cancer Organizations unite in Third Annual Be Bold, Be Bald! Fundraiser. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 What began with an idea and an inspiration, Be Bold, Be Bald! has become a national event which joins together all cancer charities for one day. On October 21, people all over the country will be wearing bald caps to honor cancer survivors and raise money to support their favorite cancer charities. During its first 2 years, national organizations such as The Jimmy...

2011-07-13 09:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the first major Livestrong event in Florida. Registration is now open for the Livelong Benefiting Livestrong event on Saturday, October 1 and on National Livestrong Day, Sunday, October 2 at Gulfstream Park and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The event is sponsored by Zimmerman Advertising , an Omnicom Group company, and presented by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and hosted by...

2011-05-12 08:47:00

PAF Selected as Charitable Partner for National Initiative as Part of 2011 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition HAMPTON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that provides professional case management services to tens of thousands of patients every year who are unable to obtain access to care because of financial or insurance denials - is pleased to partner with Breakaway from Cancer, a national...

2011-05-12 09:22:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of skin cancer awareness month, thinksport(TM) and LIVESTRONG® are pleased to announce that thinksport LIVESTRONG Sunscreen, a non-toxic formula that may decrease one's risk of cancer, is now available online and in stores just in time for summer. Online retailers carrying thinksport LIVESTRONG sunscreen include: thinksport.co, Amazon.com, Drugstore.com, CVS.com and REI.com. The sunscreen is available at most...

2011-04-28 15:23:00

PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has joined the Journey Forward collaborative to promote cancer survivorship through the use of Survivorship Care Plans. Journey Forward, a collaboration consisting of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center, WellPoint, and Genentech, welcomes the support and participation of ONS in this initiative. "Nurses are key providers of education for patients through their...

2011-03-10 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. There were 3 million cancer survivors in 1971 and 9.8 million in 2001. A cancer survivor is defined as anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis through the...

2011-01-15 00:00:45

Company's online fundraising tools empower race participants to run for a reason and raise money to fight cancer Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 FirstGiving (http://www.firstgiving.com), the proven leader in providing online peer-to-peer fundraising tools, announced today that it was named the series sponsor of the 2011 Run Against Cancer Events Series (RACES), as well as the preferred online fundraising partner for event participants. The six race series benefits three key...

2010-12-07 10:40:00

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Establishes Artists-in-Residence and SuperSibs! programs to support children affected by cancer and their siblings PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been chosen as a LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project award recipient, funding two unique programs called Artists-in-Residence and SuperSibs! within the Cancer Center's Psychosocial Services Program to enhance emotional...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

Features one-of-a-kind wristbands, designed to create visibility, empower victims and ultimately save lives Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 "“ Wristband Connection (http://www.WristbandConnection.com) today announced the launch of its BAND AGAINST BULLYING wristbands and an awareness campaign. The campaign is centered around Wristband Connection's one-of-a-kind wide silicone wristband, seen here at http://www.wristbandconnection.com/band-against-bullying.php. The wristbands were...

2010-10-22 12:02:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering weekly research-based tip sheets regarding breast cancer prevention, screening and early detection, treatment and survivorship. Today's tip sheet, the fourth and final in the series, is "10 Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors" provided by Karen Syrjala, Ph.D., director...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin