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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).

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).

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.

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 Alba along with NBC late night host Jimmy Fallon will 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...

2009-03-23 16:18:00

Bill Calls for National Educational Campaign to Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer for Young Women Most at Risk WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Young Survival Coalition and Living Beyond Breast Cancer applaud Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for introducing legislation that highlights the breast cancer risks facing young women under the age of 40.

2009-01-29 06:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A national coalition of patient advocates, physicians, business groups, non-profit organizations and other stakeholders, has been created to help breast cancer survivors gain better access to high quality prostheses and related post-surgical items.

2008-12-18 11:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're medically underserved or uninsured in this country, finding health care services is a near-impossible task.

2008-11-18 20:01:46

Some Latina women are more likely than white women to regret their breast cancer treatment decisions, U.S. researchers say.

2008-10-31 12:00:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- American women increasingly believe that the goal of breast cancer research should be ending rather than simply treating breast cancer, according to a new survey released today by the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC).

2008-10-13 06:00:18

By Liz Szabo Barbara Bradfield has lived to see dramatic changes in breast cancer. When she was diagnosed in 1989, Bradfield's tumor -- which produced an overabundance of a protein called HER2 -- was considered especially deadly.


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