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2014-04-30 08:20:38

GM, GM Foundation, Cadillac, Chevrolet, other Sponsors/Guests Support Cancer Care DETROIT, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner chaired by Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Company, raised more than $2.7 million, making this year's event the most successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos' history. Host sponsor for the elegant gala was Cadillac....

2014-04-14 12:20:53

Karmanos Cancer Institute has raised $2.5 million in advance of Annual Dinner DETROIT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The auction of the first regular retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has helped raise more than $2.5 million for the upcoming Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute 32(nd) Annual Dinner, which will be held April 26 in Detroit. Donated by Chevrolet, the supercar went for $1 million at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla. on April 12....

2014-04-11 23:01:21

In an effort to reduce cancer health disparities among Asian-Americans, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center now offers individual, in-language education and culturally sensitive materials for every Asian-American cancer patient. Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 In an effort to reduce cancer health disparities among Asian-Americans, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center now offers individual, in-language education and culturally sensitive materials for every Asian-American cancer...

2014-04-11 16:21:53

In the news release, Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight against Pediatric Brain Tumors, issued 11-Apr-2014 by Giant Food of Landover, Md. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline was incorrect on the news release. The headline in the news release should be, "Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight against Pediatric Cancer" rather than "Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight...

2014-04-11 12:23:36

Giant Food Committed to Raise $1.6M for Pediatric Cancer Research LANDOVER, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all Giant Food customers: from April 11(th) through July 10(th), shoppers will have the opportunity to help support pediatric cancer care and research at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and The Children's Cancer Foundation, Inc. through Giant Food's annual Triple Winner( )Game. Customers who make a $1 contribution* receive a Triple Winner scratch ticket that could make...

2014-04-08 23:04:19

Patricia Goldsmith to lead CancerCare, 70-year-old national nonprofit for people coping with cancer New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CancerCare® (including the CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation), the leading national nonprofit organization providing free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, announced today the appointment of Patricia J. Goldsmith as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 5, 2014. The announcement comes as the organization...

2014-04-08 12:07:17

-NRAS is one of the most studied cancer-related genes. -This study found that the gene produces five variants, not just one form as thought. -The finding might help improve drugs for cancers that involve NRAS. A new study shows that a gene discovered 30 years ago and now known to play a fundamental role in cancer development produces five different gene variants (called isoforms), rather than just the one original form, as thought. The study of the NRAS gene by researchers at The Ohio...

2014-04-07 16:24:11

Runners raise funds and awareness for brain tumor patients and clinical research CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Crothers is a runner. He started running as a kid and eventually ran his way right into DePaul University, where he competed as a sprinter and jumper. Then about a year ago, Crothers got some news that changed his life. After trying to get relief from what was thought to be a persistent sinus infection, Crothers had a MRI and was diagnosed with a...

2014-04-01 08:28:14

ConvergeHEALTH, M2Gen and Deloitte will offer personalized medicine studies and real-world analytics services to life sciences organizations, study sponsors and cancer centers NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte is announcing that M2Gen, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center, has joined its real-world evidence and analytics consortium to help transform cancer care around the use of personalized medicine....

2014-03-31 08:29:01

Pernilla and Dan Ammann Chair Signature Event; Cadillac is Host Sponsor DETROIT, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join the celebration and the fight against cancer by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner, Saturday, April 26, at the beautiful Fox Theatre in Detroit. Annual Dinner Chairs are Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Company. WDIV Local 4 Anchor/Reporter Hank...


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