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2013-05-28 23:03:15

Gwen Darien joins National Office as Executive Vice President of Program and Services. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Gwen Darien joined the Cancer Support Community in May 2013 as Executive Vice President of Programs and Services where she oversees research, programs, education, and patient and family services. Gwen brings nearly 20 years of experience with extensive communications, education and policy experience. Prior to joining CSC, Gwen was a director of The Pathways...

2013-03-05 12:09:03

Home may be where the heart is, but where you live could affect your health. “Regardless of geographic location, women who live in high poverty areas or are uninsured are at greatest risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer at a later stage,” said lead author Kevin Henry, Department of Geography, University of Utah. A team of scientists was assembled by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) to examine breast cancer stage at diagnosis among...

2013-01-31 23:00:12

The CT Breast Health Initiative, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to supporting local breast cancer research and education, is seeking individuals from across the State to help 'Color Connecticut Pink.' The goal is to attract one Ambassador from each of Connecticut´s 169 towns to help increase awareness of and support for local breast cancer research with the ultimate goal of working towards finding a cure for breast cancer. New Britain, Conn. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The CT Breast...

2013-01-21 23:04:29

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new Yale University study finding that for older women, there is no evidence that breast cancer screenings lead to any benefits. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health...

2012-10-05 14:33:05

More than 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are insufficiently active after leaving a supervised program. But new research shows that those women who developed behavioral skills such as self-confidence and motivation during their program were far more likely to continue exercising on their own. Regular exercise may reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence and breast cancer-related mortality, experts say, making it crucial to effectively target breast cancer survivors who do...


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