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2014-09-24 08:27:45

Company Fully Funds 17 Pioneering Research Grants with Record Breaking $4.25 Million Donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announces its expanded commitment to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) through its annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign and latest in-store and online promotions. Since 2005, the Company has donated $18.5 million to BCRF, with a...

2014-09-24 08:24:24

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT: Prostate Cancer Canada will be announcing national research funding aimed at stemming the tide of deaths due to advanced stage prostate cancer. This year in Canada alone, about 23,600 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and 4,000 men will die from the disease. These new grants are in response to the urgent need to accelerate new discoveries into the clinic. WHEN: Winners of the...

2014-09-23 23:04:44

The Arizona law offices of Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys and Lerner and Rowe Law Group join City of Hope, community businesses, and individuals for the Walk for Hope to pay tribute to those who have been affected by breast cancer and to raise funds that will be used to combat the disease. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Attorneys and staff members of the law offices of Lerner and Rowe join forces with other community members to support and pay tribute to all who have...

2014-09-23 12:27:13

Know Your Stats® Campaign Kicks-Off Sixth Season for Prostate Cancer Awareness LINTHICUM, Md., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about prostate cancer and generate support for those affected by the deadly disease. It also is the time when the Urology Care Foundation and the National Football League urge all men to take charge of their health through the Know Your Stats(®) About Prostate Cancer campaign....

2014-09-23 08:31:48

PLYMOUTH, Wis., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sartori Cheese will be releasing their Limited Edition Peppermint BellaVitano cheese for the month of October in support of breast cancer awareness month. The artisan cheese producer will donate a portion of all Peppermint BellaVitano proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.(®) To date, Sartori had donated over $20,000 to the foundation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147693 "Peppermint BellaVitano is a...

2014-09-23 08:30:28

#MBCStrength Encourages Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer to Share their Strength and Inspiration with Others WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 173,000 women in the United States are living with metastatic breast cancer and each has a story to tell. AstraZeneca is launching a nationwide photo-sharing campaign to provide them another way to share their inspiration, experiences and strengths with others. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-09-22 23:14:09

If a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma or their family members are concerned about making certain they know who the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys are, please call the Mesothelioma Victims Center at 866-714-6466 for on-the-spot information and instant access. This week the group is highlighting ScienceDaily.com as a great website for information on the best possible treatment options, as it is always being updated with news....

2014-09-22 23:10:40

New survey conducted by CML-IQ highlights need for CML awareness and increased resources for patients. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Today has been designated World CML Day to broaden understanding of chronic myelogenous leukemia, a form of blood cancer that affects approximately 5,000 Canadians. In most cases, CML is caused by a mutation affecting chromosomes 22 and 9. So that date – 22/9 – has become a powerful symbol as the worldwide community unites to raise...

2014-09-22 23:04:28

“The Race is On!” for the 22nd Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014 as it moves to its new location at Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Phoenix. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 “The Race is On!” for the 22nd Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014 as it moves to its new location at Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Phoenix. As the signature fundraising and awareness event for Susan G. Komen®...

2014-09-22 23:02:33

The Firm is investigating potential legal claims on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 As concerns about the potential risks associated with the use of power morcellators (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) in gynecological surgeries mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes a new report detailing the continued use of uterine morcellation by some doctors,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'