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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....

2009-10-02 15:20:00

EPHRATA, Pa., Oct. 2 /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 Breast and Cervical Cancer Income Tax Check-off Grants. The grant funding cycle is July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011. To download the Request for Application (RFA) visit www.pabreastcancer.org/tax. Letters of Intent are due by October 23, 2009 and Full Applications...

2009-10-02 06:00:00

MERRIAM, Kan., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 800,000 people nationwide put on their jeans with Christina Applegate today to celebrate Lee National Denim Day, each donating at least $5 to help raise crucial funds for the fight against breast cancer. The event has been one of the largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer, and today raised an estimated $4-$5 million for promising breast cancer research funded by the Women's Cancer Programs of the Entertainment Industry...

2009-10-01 08:39:00

Seminar Provides Insight into Underutilized Treatment Program HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FREE treatment is available to Pennsylvania women who are diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer. Unfortunately many women, and many healthcare providers, are not aware of this program. The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is hosting a FREE seminar for medical professionals on Tuesday, October 13 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m to spread the word about the Commonwealth of...

2009-09-16 09:56:00

The most important voice is YOURS! EPHRATA, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) Annual Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 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 breast cancer survivors,...

2009-09-14 12:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The seventh annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk in Los Angeles this weekend, which raised more than $4.6 million to advance access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer. The Avon Walk Los Angeles is the seventh of nine Avon Walks this year, and the event attracted more than 2,000 participants drawn from 33 states, including almost 200 breast cancer survivors, who joined together to raise lifesaving funds and...

2009-06-26 06:00:00

HOUSTON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Center at Houston Northwest Medical Center is one of only two breast centers in the United States -- and one in Texas -- to be recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers (NQMBC) Program(TM). The NQMBC Program is a quality initiative designed to measure performance of interdisciplinary breast care nationwide. The designation is the highest certification level of the program. "We...

2009-05-08 11:00:00

Applegate is the First Repeat Ambassador Asking People to Join Denim Day on October 2, To Support the Women's Cancer Programs of EIF MERRIAM, Kan., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award-winning actress Christina Applegate, star of ABC's hit sitcom Samantha Who?, returns as the 2009 ambassador for Lee National Denim Day, one of the country's largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer, benefiting the Women's Cancer Programs of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). Currently on...

2009-04-29 09:07:00

PA Breast Cancer Coalition holds press conference EPHRATA, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Did you know FREE treatment is available to women diagnosed with breast cancer in Pennsylvania who are uninsured or underinsured? Unfortunately many women - and many healthcare providers - are not aware of the program or how it can benefit breast cancer patients. That's why the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC), in partnership with Senator Vince Hughes, is publicizing the...

2009-04-02 09:03:00

Revlon Run/Walk New York to Take Place on May 2; Los Angeles to Follow on May 9 LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Revlon (NYSE: REV), Lilly Tartikoff, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced that Revlon spokeswomen Jennifer Connelly and Jessica Albaalong with NBC late night host Jimmy Fallonwill host the 2009 EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York taking place on Saturday, May 2, 2009, while hosts Emmy-nominated star of ABC's "Samantha Who" Christina Applegate along...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.