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2010-06-30 13:00:00

BOSTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Small Army for a Cause, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to raising money to fight cancer in bold new ways, today announced the date for their second annual Be Bold, Be Bald! fundraising effort -- a day when participants are sponsored to wear a bald cap to raise money for cancer charities. On October 22, 2010, anyone across the U.S. who wants to show their support and raise much-needed funds can "Be Bold, Be Bald." Whether participants wear a bald cap...

2010-06-05 14:00:00

CHICAGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Eminent leaders and thinkers in the cancer community came together yesterday at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting for a first-of-its-kind roundtable event. The session, sponsored by Amgen and its Breakaway from Cancer® initiative, was designed to highlight potential areas for improvement throughout the spectrum of cancer care, and inspire action by establishing several calls-to-action for the cancer...

2010-06-03 15:26:00

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Patent Office issued Patent No. 7,711,580, A System and Method for Matching Patients With Clinical Trials, to EmergingMed on May 4, 2010. The patent covers a system and method for matching patients with clinical trials and particular trial sites, prequalifying patients for clinical trials and trial sites, and providing information to patients to allow them to inform themselves about available clinical trials and trial sites. "The growth of...

2010-05-11 09:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, LOS ANGELES, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients and doctors are finally getting on the same page about cancer survivorship, thanks to a free new tool that can benefit anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer. Journey Forward (www.JourneyForward.org), has released a new computer-based tool that enables anyone diagnosed with any type of cancer to have their medical history, cancer treatment summary and a post-treatment survivorship...

2010-05-04 14:19:00

PAF Selected as Charitable Partner for National Initiative as Part of 2010 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 4 /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...

2010-04-29 07:00:00

ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cancer patients who have completed treatment would be better served if oncology treatment centers were equipped to offer them comprehensive, pro-active follow-up care, according to experts who presented at a survivorship forum, sponsored by Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) here yesterday. "Earlier detection and better treatment methods mean that two of every three adult cancer survivors are living five years after treatment," said Steven...

2010-04-20 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Copeland's Restaurants announced today their partnership with Tour de Lis for the annual "Healin' Through Wheelin'" bike ride, walk/run event taking place in New Orleans on May 8, 2010. With a common goal to celebrate Cancer survivors and raise funds for cancer treatment, support and research, this year's event unites the Greater New Orleans community in the global race against cancer to benefit the Al Copeland Foundation, the Lance Armstrong...

2010-02-25 10:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- car2go today announced the addition of LIVESTRONG as a new beta partner. Through the partnership, LIVESTRONG employees are able to register for and have access to car2go's fleet of 200 smart fortwo vehicles. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080409/NYW017LOGO ) "LIVESTRONG employees are excited to be part of car2go's efforts to drastically change transportation in Austin," said Mona Patel, LIVESTRONG Executive Vice President....

2010-02-09 12:11:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- LIVESTRONG Quarterly is a new online, print and print-on-demand publication from LIVESTRONG. The magazine features profiles of survivors and supporters in the fight against cancer; resources and information about cancer prevention and treatment; and general articles about health, fitness and wellness. "As a three-time cancer survivor, I understand the worries and concerns other survivors face on a personal level," said LIVESTRONG President and CEO Doug...

2010-01-19 12:33:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Oncology Foundation announced today that it is changing its name to the Life Beyond Cancer Foundation. This new name better captures the essence of hope that the organization aspires to provide to cancer patients and their families. The Foundation's mission is to enhance cancer care in local communities by removing barriers to prevention, education, early detection, treatment and survivorship. Cancer prevention and awareness, financial...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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