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2012-08-29 06:25:22

Corporate teams raised more than $5 million in 2011 alone for breast cancer research, education and advocacy TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Today CIBC (TSX: CM, NYSE: CM) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) issued a challenge to the Canadian businesses community to enter a team in the 2012 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure and raise money to help fund research, education and advocacy for breast cancer. "CIBC's involvement with the Run for the...

2012-05-01 13:50:50

Researchers urge more patient-centered care African-American breast cancer survivors were satisfied with their cancer treatment, but most were never offered clinical trials opportunities or support services during or after their treatment, according to a study by a UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher and her community partner, Rev. Tammie Dynse. The study, "The Unmet Needs of African-American Women with Breast Cancer," involved interviews with 137 African-American women who...

2012-03-21 06:25:04

NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly five black women die needlessly per day from breast cancer in the United States - a total of 1,722 deaths annually - according to a study released today at the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum and simultaneously published in Cancer Epidemiology. The 2012 Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality Study found that 21 of the 25* largest U.S. cities have a black: white disparity in breast cancer mortality, 13 of which are statistically...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

The Healthy House Institute´s (HHI´s) Cancer Assistance and Relief Effort (CARE) helps raise money for foundations involved in cancer research and support. Boise, ID (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 In a given year, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be 1.6 million new cancer cases and that approximately 572,000 people will die from the disease. But there is some light on the horizon. The American Cancer Society reports the average five-year survival rate has risen from 50...

2012-02-03 15:14:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Series to visit five challenging and famous road courses in North America for 10 spec-series races Rule changes will produce even more on-track excitement by challenging series' front-runners 2012 season kicks off April 14 at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga. Additional returning sponsors include Mopar® and Michelin National Breast Cancer Coalition returns as official charity recipient Series features 2010 Dodge Viper...

2011-11-14 11:45:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Man-Test, a competitive 5K challenge featuring extreme obstacles for men and women, today announced that it has selected the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) and the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, as the two beneficiaries for its upcoming event in Tempe, Ariz. on Saturday, December 10, 2011. At the time of registration, each contestant of the Man-Test will choose which of the two charities will receive a portion of their ticket...

2011-11-10 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Support Community in collaboration with Center for Breast Health at Washington Hospital Center is proud to host a workshop from the popular Frankly Speaking About Cancer national cancer education series. The workshop will address the topic of breast reconstruction options, featuring Washington Hospital Center plastic surgeon Susan E. Otero, MD, and a panel of breast cancer survivors. The event is free and open to breast cancer patients,...

2011-10-17 05:37:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in New York, Avon Foundation for Women Honorary Chairperson Reese Witherspoon recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the 2011 Global Breast Cancer Congress - where she launched a new Avon Foundation for Women-funded global breast cancer scholarship program - and at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer - where she presented more than $9.1 million in grants to New York-area breast cancer programs. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2011-10-11 09:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC, a leader in supplemental educational resources for Pre-K-grade 8, announced that in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it will donate 10% of its online proceeds to fund breast cancer research and initiatives. Carson-Dellosa was also pleased to announce that it will be partnering with the National Breast Cancer Coalition, a prestigious grassroots advocacy organization that aims to improve public...

2011-10-07 09:50:00

BENSALEM, Pa., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of October, leading women's specialty retailer Fashion Bug will begin a fundraising initiative designed specifically to provide educational resources and support services for the 230,000 women who are annually diagnosed with breast cancer. The initiative is in partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), a national, 501(c)(3) organization headquartered outside of Philadelphia, PA. (Photo:...