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2011-08-20 00:00:31

The story of a young South Carolina man with breast cancer is making people sit up and take notice that this disease does not discriminate. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 A story making news across the country about a Lowcountry man being treated for breast cancer is bringing the disease to the forefront in several ways. The circumstances surrounding Raymond Johnson's widely reported inability to obtain Medicaid based on his gender has been the main focus, but the fact that a young...

2011-08-10 00:00:29

GrassrootsHealth seeks to influence public health by launching a breast cancer prevention study, focusing on the role vitamin D deficiency plays in affecting breast cancer rates in women over 60. (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 A new study will seek to examine the effects of vitamin D deficiency in relation to breast cancer rates "“ specifically, the study centers around investigating the occurrence of breast cancer among a population of women 60 and over who achieve and maintain a targeted...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

The only conference of its kind to bring together hundreds of survivors, advocates and health-care professionals from around the world HAMILTON, ON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today launches the sixth World Conference on Breast Cancer in Hamilton, Canada. The Conference is the only one of its kind to bring together breast cancer survivors, advocates, health-care professionals and researchers from developing and developed countries. The common goal is to improve breast cancer...

2011-05-30 10:36:00

HAMILTON, ON, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The 6(th) World Conference on Breast Cancer will be hosted in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The Conference brings together hundreds of breast cancer survivors, advocates, and health professionals and researchers from developed and developing countries. The purpose is to build a global network where a woman in Kenya has the same access to breast cancer education, screening, treatment support and advocacy as a woman in Canada. What: The...

2011-03-14 11:45:00

CHICAGO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report on the American Cancer Society (ACS), "More Interested In Accumulating Wealth Than Saving Lives" was released today. This report is authored by Samuel Epstein, chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition, and Emeritus professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, and endorsed by Congressman John Conyers Jr., Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Quentin Young...

2010-11-12 13:15:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Schimsk captures 2010 title with late season surge Dodge Motorsports assists five separate charities with monetary donations from series celebrity driver program and charity auction National Breast Cancer Coalition accepts largest donation following efforts at season finale weekend Dodge Viper Cup series season finale race will be broadcast on Versus at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) Nov. 14 The inaugural season of Dodge...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

GK Elite Sportswear continues its support of the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund in the fight against Breast Cancer by offering its 2010 line of Breast Cancer Awareness Leotards. 5% of the sales of each leotard purchased from this collection to the NBCC Reading, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 GK Elite Sportswear, L.P. is proud to promote its 2010-2010 line of leotards supporting Breast Cancer Awareness. For the seventh year, GK is taking a stand against breast cancer. The Company's...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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