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2009-08-26 14:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Staggering statistic: cancer kills more people every year than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.

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2009-08-24 13:43:56

According to a study presented at an international cancer conference on Monday, the total economic burden of new cancer cases worldwide in 2009 will be $305 billion.

2009-07-21 09:01:00

Goals and strategies from the U.S.

2009-07-16 06:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc.

2009-06-30 13:34:00

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE BAY TRAIL BIKE BRUNCH BASH FOR THE LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION RICHMOND, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 5 from 8AM-2PM, the Craneway Pavilion at Ford Point on the waterfront in Richmond, CA will host two grand openings: the Ford Point segment of the magnificent San Francisco Bay Trail, and the BoilerHouse Restaurant, serving fresh seasonal fare made from locally harvested ingredients.

2009-05-19 08:30:00

Participation for 10th Annual Event Jumps Nearly 30 Percent; Innovative Social Networking Application Enables Riders to Reach More People and Raise More Money AUSTIN, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite an unfavorable giving environment due to the current economic downturn, the Hill Country Ride for AIDS exceeded all expectations and smashed its 2009 fundraising goal, raising a record amount of more than $690,000.

2009-04-30 15:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The issues of cancer and the economy are converging in the Texas Legislature this spring, as our state senators and representatives vote on funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

2009-03-10 07:00:00

DANVILLE, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit, has been chosen as an official charity beneficiary of the Rock 'n' Roll Seattle inaugural marathon and 1/2 marathon on June 27, 2009.

2009-02-22 08:00:00

PAF Selected as Charitable Partner for National Initiative as Part of 2009 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition and Fundraiser NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb.

2009-02-19 11:36:00

INDIANAPOLIS, LOS ANGELES, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of people surviving a cancer diagnosis may benefit from a new program being introduced today by a collaboration of health care providers, patient advocates, health benefit insurers and a biotechnology company. Journey Forward ( www.JourneyForward.org ), which is launching as a pilot program in California, Colorado, Maine, Nevada and New Hampshire, promotes physician and patient...


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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