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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.

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.

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.

2010-06-03 15:26:00

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Patent Office issued Patent No.

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.

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 Castle,...

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.