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2012-12-03 00:20:16

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 1, 2013, leading cancer center administrator and nationally recognized hematology/oncology expert Richard I. Fisher, MD, will assume a set of vital leadership roles at Fox Chase Cancer Center, a member of the Temple University Health System, and Temple University School of Medicine. Currently, Fisher is vice president for strategic and program development at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he is also the Samuel...

2012-10-25 11:25:39

DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chili's® Grill & Bar is known for making people feel special, and last month, guests and team members alike carried out the brand's passion by helping raise more than $5 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® during the ninth annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer campaign. A reflection of the generosity and support of guests and restaurant team members nationwide and in Puerto Rico, contributions from this year...

2012-10-19 07:23:19

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will host a webcast about the late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment Saturday, October 27, at 9 a.m. CST. The webcast is part of the Survivors Day Conference that is inviting St. Jude cancer survivors of all ages back to the hospital to reconnect with physicians, staff and other former patients. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-10-18 07:26:11

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie- Founded in 2001, Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie is a Centennial, Colorado-based retailer that specializes in distinctive lingerie from around the world with the mission to help all women look and feel beautiful and confident. In addition to serving customers online at www.pamperedpassions.com and its retail stores, Pampered Passions specializes in fitting breast cancer patients during the various phases...

2012-10-09 19:20:58

Funds to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which celebrates 50 years of finding cures, saving lives MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radio listeners in markets across the country participated in the fifth annual Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope) radio event on October 4-5, raising over $450,000 to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers, celebrating its 50th...

2012-10-02 10:28:17

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Forte Research Systems, Inc., developer of specialized clinical trial management systems (CTMS), announced today that Indiana University has become the 50(th) customer to adopt the OnCore(®) system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/CG02078LOGO) Introduced in 2000, the OnCore system is Forte's flagship product and is the result of over a decade of experience working closely with world-class research organizations, including...

2012-09-21 02:23:39

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie & AMC Cancer Fund - Founded in 2001, Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie is a Centennial, Colorado- based company that specializes in distinctive lingerie from all over the world with the mission to help all women look and feel beautiful and confident. In addition to serving customers online at...

2012-08-31 06:24:07

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruby Spencer, a six-year-old girl battling leukemia, will be one of five kids to "Take the Field" at Dodger Stadium on Sunday afternoon to kick off the beginning of ThinkCure! Weekend, an annual program of events that celebrates cancer survivors and helps raise money for life-saving research at City of Hope and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. With the help of ThinkCure!, the official charity of the Dodgers, the two hospitals are collaborating to...

2012-08-28 23:02:56

University of Colorado Cancer Center remains in distinguished company having received a prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This is the fourth time the CU Cancer Center has been named a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the NCI — one of only 41 cancer centers in the United States to receive the designation. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 University of Colorado Cancer Center remains in distinguished company having received a prestigious designation...

2012-08-27 06:23:10

CLEVELAND, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lack of sleep is linked to more aggressive breast cancers, according to new findings published in the August issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment by physician-scientists from University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University. Led by Cheryl Thompson, PhD, the study is the first-of-its-kind to show an association between insufficient sleep and biologically...