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2014-10-16 23:02:15

The Firm is evaluating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 A new morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) has been filed on behalf of a California woman who claims that the use of a Gyrus Power Morcellator during a minimally-invasive hysterectomy promoted the growth of seven cancerous tumors in her abdomen. The...

2014-10-16 12:30:27

Five Percent of Retail Price of Select Charms Sold During October Will Benefit NBCF COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of the fight against breast cancer, PANDORA Jewelry announced a partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF). As part of the new partnership, the sale of existing pink ribbon charms will directly benefit the organization. This marks the first year of their partnership....

2014-10-16 08:32:09

NORRIDGE, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Harlem Irving Plaza (HIP) is donating 10% of its October gift card sales to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Foundation's mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/CG72110LOGO...

2014-10-16 08:31:57

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All Heart Homecare Agency Inc., a homecare agency NYC trusts, offers tips to encourage early detection BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-tier Brooklyn Home Health Care Agency, All Heart Homecare Agency Inc. offers 10 reasons to screen for breast cancer with annual mammograms. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152419LOGO -- Mammography Makes a Difference --Mammography is a low-dose x-ray procedure that...

2014-10-15 23:13:15

The Foundation of Hope and Innovation hosts Halloween Fundraising Event for Cancer Research Downey, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Foundation of Hope and Innovation will be hosting a Halloween Fundraising Event on Friday, October 24th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at My Friend’s House Church, located on 16525 Norwalk Blvd in Whittier, CA. This family event will be a fun-filled night of carnival games, raffle prizes, food, and a costume parade and contest for the children. “We are hoping to...

2014-10-15 23:12:19

“A checklist of mesothelioma symptoms is an extremely powerful tool to have access to, which is why we are providing families and victims of mesothelioma with the newest information this week,” says the Mesothelioma Victims Center. “Through educating these families with industry leading science and information behind this rare disease, we aim to extend the lives of as many victims as possible so that they and their family members can have more time to spend with their loved one and...

2014-10-15 23:08:30

Provost Academy S.C. staff member Renee Olenick is in remission 3 years after diagnosis; grateful to outpouring of support from PASC family after early screening detected aggressive cancer. COLUMBIA, SC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Provost Academy South Carolina (PASC) recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month by celebrating one of its own staff members who is a survivor, Renee Olenick. Renee was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2011, a month before joining the PASC family. She and her...

2014-10-15 23:07:26

Circuelle™ to Debut at Saks UTC as Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation/Key To The Cure Sponsor Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Circuelle Breast Ritual Créme will be hitting the shelves of Saks Fifth Avenue for the opening days of the University Town Center (UTC) Grand Opening and debut at the Key to The Cure event. A portion of proceeds of Circuelle sales will benefit Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Care programs. About 1 in 8 American women...

2014-10-15 16:30:22

University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Team Funded by LLS for More Than 22 Years Report Today in New England Journal of Medicine that 90 Percent of Patients Achieved Complete Remission WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the past 22 years helped advance a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that 90 percent of children and adults...

2014-10-15 12:32:05

Program Emphasizes Early Assessment Regardless of Cancer Stage, Prognosis, Age, Race or Gender SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has launched a new fertility preservation program, called OncoPrez(SM), to better serve patients undergoing cancer treatment. Now available at CTCA® hospitals in Chicago, Philadelphia and Tulsa, the OncoPrez program makes open discussions about fertility and family planning an integral...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.