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2014-10-06 23:02:56

Donates Up To $10,000 to Support Breast Cancer Research SARASOTA, Fla (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. Boar’s Head Brand®, a long-standing advocate for breast cancer research, is inviting its online community to join in and declare a fight to end breast cancer. During October, breast cancer awareness month, Facebook and Twitter fans can turn their profile photos pink through an app available at...

2014-10-06 12:29:42

For every game of Bali Blitz played, $1 will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, up to $50,000 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bali, America's largest department store intimate apparel brand, is challenging you to get in the game and 'play for the cause' to help end breast cancer. For the fifth consecutive year, the Bali brand is teaming up with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) to raise money and help support the fight against breast...

2014-10-06 12:29:06

BROCKVILLE, ON, Oct. 6(th), 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a successful pilot program of an all-new promotion in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Shop4Charity, an Ontario-based social enterprise firm, today launched the $5 million dollar Pink Ball Sweepstakes, an initiative targeted to generate over $20 million dollars annually for CBCF. Through the sale of $25 calendars, purchasers have the chance to win daily, weekly and bi-monthly prizes including cars, trips and cash....

2014-10-06 12:28:28

RENO, Nev., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Social Media Manager of MoveYourMountain.org, Kathy Roller, uses her platform to help raise money for those battling this disease. As an active member on social media sites, she knows the trending topics, and hopes to utilize this trending Hashtag #MYMBeatBreastCancer, to bring awareness and donations. With the support of the staff at MoveYourMountain.org, she has set a goal to raise $5,000. All...

2014-10-06 08:29:24

Enhanced clinically-validated risk assessment test now available for Caucasian, African-American and Hispanic American Women CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phenogen Sciences, Inc. today announced the availability of BREVAGenplus, an easy-to-use predictive risk test for the millions of women at risk of developing sporadic, or non-hereditary, breast cancer. The test is an enhancement of the company's first generation product, BREVAGen(®). BREVAGenplus assesses both...

2014-10-06 08:26:09

Over 800 participants attended National Mesothelioma Awareness Day event sponsored by Simmons Hanly Conroy and others ALTON, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk in Alton, Illinois, has raised more than $27,000 for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, a non-profit dedicated to securing a global ban of asbestos and providing support to victims of asbestos-related diseases. Over 800 participants attended the race,...

2014-10-05 23:01:47

Ovation Teams Up with the Susan G. Komen Foundation in the Fight Against Breast Cancer Vista, Calif. (PRWEB) October 05, 2014 The makers of Ovation Cell Therapy®, the nationwide provider of luxurious hair care products, are a proud sponsor of the Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure®. Thousands will team up on Sunday, November 2nd at Balboa Park to show their support and dedication to the cause and take part in this special race.     “Ovation Hair is...

2014-10-05 23:00:31

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Breast Cancer Market Report: 2011 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 05, 2014 Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer after lung cancer and the second leading cause of death in women. Globally, more than one million women are diagnosed with breast cancer annually. Breast cancer is mainly found in women compared to men. Though women of all ages are at risk of developing breast cancer, older woman have...

2014-10-04 23:02:30

Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa is raising awareness about the life-saving importance of risk management and early treatment of breast cancer. Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa will donate a portion of the proceeds from laser facial rejuvenation treatments to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa is raising awareness about the life-saving importance of risk management and early treatment of breast cancer....

2014-10-04 23:01:33

A pair of Texas oncologists is encouraging mesothelioma patients to seek out and participate in clinical trials to improve the survival odds for themselves and future patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 Oncologists with the MD Anderson Cancer Center say the future of mesothelioma treatment is in the hands of patients who will agree to take part in clinical trials of new therapies. Surviving Mesothelioma has the full story on its website. Click here to read it now. Radiation...


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'.