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2014-10-13 16:25:46

Company Partners with Susan G. Komen to Increase Breast Cancer Awareness PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of breast cancer awareness month, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that the company has established a one-year partnership with Susan G. Komen to continue to raise awareness of the widespread impact of breast cancer. The company, through its charitable foundation, donated $25,000....

2014-10-13 12:27:27

New Partnership Begins with a Hair-Raising Giveaway for Breast Cancer Survivors LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Theradome(TM), manufacturer of the first and only FDA-cleared wearable, over-the-counter hair restoration device, announces a new partnership with the Pink Lotus Breast Center. Beginning October 15, the Pink Lotus Breast Center will host an exciting giveaway in which three women recovering from breast cancer will be chosen to receive a free limited edition pink...

2014-10-13 08:26:31

-- First New Fixed Combination Targeting Two Critical Pathways Involved in CINV -- LUGANO, Switzerland and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group and Eisai Inc. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AKYNZEO(®) for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of cancer chemotherapy, including, but not limited to, highly emetogenic chemotherapy. AKYNZEO is the first approved fixed...

2014-10-11 23:01:38

The sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. A panel of survivors will address various cancer-related topics. There will also be time to socialize, meet new...

2014-10-10 23:07:43

The Tutu Project and The Carey Foundation continue their commitment to assist women and men living with breast cancer by supporting two amazing non-profits. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Today the organizations announced that grants were provided to For 3 Sisters and CancerCare®, two organizations with programs dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by this disease. “Our business manager, Marcela Shine, told me about For 3 Sisters last year. I knew...

2014-10-10 23:07:35

Local SEO Sites supports Team Think Pink in their efforts to raise public awareness about the far reaching effects of breast cancer. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Local SEO Sites has announced that it will support Team Think Pink with its October promotion “Think Pink”. To highlight its month long fundraising effort, Local SEO Sites is going PINK. Forgoing their normal $1,500 set up fee, Local SEO Sites will be offering a promotional rate of $500 and donating 10% of the gross...

2014-10-10 23:07:33

During October, The Lash Lounge is supporting breast cancer awareness with an add-on of a ribbon of pink lashes for just $5.00. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity. Grapevine, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 In support of the ongoing efforts to generate breast cancer awareness, The Lash Lounge invites their guests to WINK PINK. Early detection is key to battling breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 98 percent of breast cancer cases are curable...

2014-10-10 23:06:10

Stratford Career Institute has recently launched a new fundraising initiative to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Distance learning school, Stratford Career Institute, has recently launched a new fundraising initiative to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Stratford Career Institute will donate one dollar to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® for every new friend who...

2014-10-10 23:02:27

Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) AZ calls on Arizona residents to support and register for 2014 Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12, 2014. In order to sustain local initiatives and 18 percent short from its targeted race participation goal, Komen CAN AZ aims to raise $415,000 more to meet its $1.2 million fundraising goal. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) needs the...

2014-10-10 23:01:25

The Firm is evaluating potential legal claims on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other gynecological cancers due to a power morcellator. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 A petition to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) in laparoscopic hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries has gathered more than 85,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to figures posted on Change.org,...


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.