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2014-10-14 16:24:54

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society estimates that about 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States during 2014, which is what makes fundraisers like Play for P.I.N.K. recently held in Harrisburg so important. Hosted by The Country Club of Harrisburg, the inaugural event held on Oct. 6 raised nearly $100,000 for cancer research. "For its first year, the results of this local Play for P.I.N.K....

2014-10-14 12:30:20

CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed a new technique for treating the eye cancer retinoblastoma to improve the odds for preventing eye loss, blindness or death in children with advanced forms of the disease. Treatments for retinoblastoma have progressed dramatically in recent years, one being a procedure called ophthalmic artery infusion chemotherapy. A tiny catheter is inserted into an artery...

2014-10-14 12:29:42

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer recently awarded the Jim Lafferty Memorial Research Grant in the amount of $45,000 to Peter Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., of UC San Francisco for the purpose of researching new and improved methods for early detection of prostate cancer. The grant is part of the ZERO Cancer Research Fund, charged with supporting innovative, high-reward research that offers the best return on investment for patients and...

2014-10-14 08:30:52

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is cancer that originated in the breast but has spread to other parts of the body, such as liver, lung, bones and brain. MBC is the cause of 40,000 deaths every year in the U.S. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On National Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Awareness Day, October 13, the MBC Alliance revealed the results of their Landscape Report, Changing the Landscape for People Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer. The MBC Alliance, representing 29 cancer...

2014-10-13 23:09:25

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the United States get the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer, they are also incredibly focused on making certain individuals who were exposed to asbestos decades ago at a workplace get annual checkups that include an x-ray exam. This week the group wants to encourage individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos at a workplace to ask their...

2014-10-13 23:09:09

Breast cancer survivor, Rhonda Savain, opens Transitions Career Institute for Licensed Practical Nursing in Flushing, New York. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October, Transitions Career Institute (TCI) is reminding everyone of the importance of screening for the disease for both men and women. Flushing, New York (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 We are delighted to announce the opening of Transitions Career Institute in Flushing, New York, a school for Licensed...

2014-10-13 23:09:07

October sales of AutoTex PINK wipers help promote awareness and provide funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation Newton, MA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Henley Enterprises, Inc., the largest franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, has partnered with AutoTex PINK, to raise funds and increase awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. During October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, AutoTex PINK wipers are available at nearly 200 participating Valvoline Instant Oil...

2014-10-13 23:03:07

Educational campaign to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 24Hr HomeCare, a leading in-home care provider based in Los Angeles, will sponsor its 4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, Think Pink, this October. During Think Pink, 24Hr HomeCare promotes breast cancer awareness through education and raises funds for research on the disease which, according to the American Cancer Society, currently affects one in eight American...

2014-10-13 23:02:59

A $5.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will support research by scientists from Rutgers and Roswell Park Cancer Institute on the impact of health factors such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among African-American women with breast cancer. Buffalo, NY, and New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A $5.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (R01CA185623) will help investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers School of Public Health...

2014-10-13 23:02:13

The Firm is evaluating legal claims 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 13, 2014 Growing concerns that the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries might promote the spread of uterine cancer has prompted another U.S. Senator to write federal health regulators, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...


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