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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.

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.

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.

2010-11-02 00:00:38

WristbandConnection.com Launches BAND AGAINST BULLYING Wristband Campaign 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.

2010-10-22 12:02:00


2010-10-21 13:58:00

BOSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of people are wearing bald caps on Friday, October 22 in nationwide cancer fund-raiser Be Bold, Be Bald! Participants are going about their daily activities while honoring cancer patients and raising much-needed funds for research.

2010-10-20 17:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen announced today the launch of the Breakaway from Cancer® initiative's "Striking the Balance" podcast series.

2010-10-01 11:44:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) were recently awarded $4.25 million by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to establish a National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center.

2010-09-28 06:05:19

Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine are leading the way in treating and researching childhood cancer at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center but the center has also become nationally known for its work in an increasingly important area of pediatric cancer – survivorship issues.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.