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2014-05-29 23:07:01

In honor of National Cancer Survivor’s Day on June 1, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) has released a free continuing education course entitled Survivorship Care: Increasing Your Patients’ Quality of Life at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact care for cancer survivors. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Nearly 14 million Americans are now living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer. Major advances in cancer detection and treatment have...

2014-01-08 12:27:22

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some see paint. Others see hope. What do you see? Ten years ago, more than 400 people across 23 countries saw those words and shared their cancer journeys with the world through art and narrative. While more than 4,100 stories have been shared, there are many still waiting to be told. In the U.S.[i] there are nearly 14 million cancer survivors today in addition to millions of others who love and care for them. Creating, viewing and talking about the...

2013-09-25 23:04:09

Cancer Support Community and partnering organizations create Cancer Insurance Checklist to empower thousands touched by cancer as Affordable Care Act implementation continues. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The Cancer Support Community and a group of 18 partnering cancer and patient advocacy organizations launched today the Cancer Insurance Checklist, a new resource to help people with cancer, a history of cancer, or at risk for cancer choose insurance plans in the new...

2013-04-08 23:04:35

The Cancer Support Community releases fourth edition of Frankly Speaking About Cancer®: Coping with the Cost of Care Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 A recent survey conducted by the Cancer Support Community® (CSC) revealed a majority (72.8%) of cancer patients experienced some degree of emotional distress from managing the cost associated with their cancer care. Additionally, 64.8% reported having no discussion with their health care team about the financial aspects of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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