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2010-10-05 08:00:00

U.S. Senator Robert Patrick Casey receives Pink Ribbon Award EPHRATA, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr., a breast cancer advocate for the women of Pennsylvania, will receive the Pink Ribbon Award from the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC). The presentation will take place at a luncheon session during the PA Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference at the Harrisburg Hilton on Wednesday, October 13th. Senator Casey co-sponsored the Genetic...

2010-10-04 11:37:00

CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Canyon, makers of "The World's Finest"® candles, body and home products, has partnered with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) to help achieve the organization's mission of preventing and finding a cure for breast cancer through innovative research and public awareness about good breast health. With this mission in mind, Gold Canyon has created the Breast Cancer Tribute candle, which was developed...

2010-09-21 07:30:00

U.S. Senator Robert Patrick Casey receives Pink Ribbon Award EPHRATA, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) Annual Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at the Harrisburg Hilton & Towers from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pat Halpin-Murphy, President and Founder of the PBCC said, "The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference is the only statewide breast cancer conference in Pennsylvania bringing together...

2010-09-20 09:04:00

Breast Cancer Registry Brings New Insights About the Importance of Psychosocial Support WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 breast cancer survivors have joined together to participate in the Breast Cancer M.A.P. (Mind Affects the Physical) Project - a novel research program that has the potential to reshape the standard of care for breast cancer survivors. Now survivors who have struggled through their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have the...

2010-08-19 08:30:00

EPHRATA, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you a breast or cervical cancer researcher in PA looking for additional research funding? The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is awaiting your grant application for the PBCC's Income Tax Refunds for Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Grants. The grant funding cycle is July 1, 2011- June 30, 2012. To download the Request for Application (RFA) visit www.pbcc.me/tax. Letters of Intent are due by September 15, 2010 and Full...

2010-05-25 18:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this afternoon at a Congressional awards reception for the National Breast Cancer Coalition's (NBCC) Annual Advocacy Training Conference in the Russell Senate Office Building. The Speaker was presented with the Public Policy Leadership Award. Below are the Speaker's remarks as prepared: "Thank you, Fran [Visco] for your kind introduction and for the honor of this award. "During the health care debate, Fran - and many of you -...

2010-03-23 07:28:00

EPHRATA, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is encouraged by the United States House of Representatives' passing of a health care reform bill, to be signed into law by President Obama this week. Fortunately, thanks to the efforts of the PBCC, women diagnosed with breast cancer in Pennsylvania who are underinsured or uninsured already have FREE Treatment available to them through the Commonwealth of PA's Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and...

2010-02-15 12:46:00

Donations Help Fund Breast and Cervical Cancer Research EPHRATA, Pa., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition has launched its annual Income Tax Check-Off for Breast and Cervical Research campaign to fund PA researchers. By simply checking YES on line 35 of the PA 40 tax form, any taxpayer can donate all or part of their state income tax refund to breast and cervical cancer research. Every penny contributed goes directly to PA breast and cervical cancer...

2009-11-17 14:49:00

Revised guidelines corroborate NBCC's long-held evidence-based positions that breast self examination does not save lives and that mammography screening should be a personal choice, not a public health message WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For over a decade, National Breast Cancer Coalition has held the position that over-emphasis on the importance of breast cancer screening, despite a lack of strong evidence, has been elevated to such a degree that some even equate...

2009-10-02 15:45:00

National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) dispels commonly believed myths and reveals relatively unknown truths about breast cancer throughout October WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NBCC has launched the 31 Myths & Truths in 31 Days campaign to challenge women and men to get educated, speak up and to take action to end breast cancer. As an organization, NBCC has a long history of challenging the status quo in the science and public policy of breast cancer....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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