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2014-07-17 12:30:59

Leading Nonprofits in Melanoma Applaud Allocation of New Funds, Pledge to Advance Breakthrough Melanoma Treatments WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Appropriations Committee approved their fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill which includes $50 million for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), doubling the level of funding from fiscal year 2014. This announcement illustrates the Committee's...

2014-05-20 12:33:11

Convenes Policymaker Event, Highlights New Research, Organizes Social Media Push WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, L'Oreal USA and the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition sponsored a policy breakfast today focused on new innovations in sunscreen and legislation to establish a regulatory pathway for timely pre-market review of new, safe and effective over-the-counter sunscreen ingredients. The breakfast, which...

2014-05-01 08:37:35

On Melanoma Monday, It's THAT Worth It(TM) Campaign Ambassadors Urge Public to Join the Thunderclap to Raise Awareness to Prevent Melanoma and Support Life-Saving Research NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal Paris, a leading global beauty brand, and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, announced today the results of the It's THAT Worth It(TM) Safe Sun Survey on melanoma awareness and prevention among women of all skin tones to...

2014-04-08 08:32:40

Celebrity Spokespeople Eva Longoria, Aimee Mullins, Lea Michele, Skin Cancer Survivor Diane Keaton and L'Oreal Paris Executive Danielle Macaluso Invite You to Join the Thunderclap on May 20th and Lend Your Social Voice to Stop Melanoma. NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal Paris, a leading global beauty brand, and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, announced today the launch of It's THAT Worth It(TM), a public health...

2013-12-03 23:20:05

Scientific investigators at five institutions receive $1 million to spur better outcomes for patients with acral melanoma and provide breakthroughs through the use of genome sequencing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, and the Hidary Foundation, the philanthropic arm of technology entrepreneur Jack Hidary and his family, today announced a new research program with researchers at five...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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