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2014-04-07 12:22:52

The Hyundai Hope On Wheels COG Biorepository will help Project:EveryChild study every type of pediatric cancer that occurs in the U.S. FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America's pediatric cancer nonprofit organization, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, yesterday announced a $2 million research grant award to fund the Children's Oncology Group's (COG) Project:EveryChild. This marks Hyundai's latest move in supporting the scientific community's efforts to...

2014-03-19 16:20:12

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will announce its 2014 Grants Program FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leading contributor to pediatric cancer research nationwide, announced today it will sponsor the Pediatric Cancer Town Hall Meeting at the 105(th) Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research to be held April 5-9, 2014 in San Diego, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b The Pediatric Cancer...

2014-03-05 23:30:46

Donations to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research in Honor of Song’s Namesake Cary, NC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is excited to announce that it will receive $100,000 from the sales of international superstar Taylor Swift’s single “Ronan,” whose proceeds benefit pediatric cancer research. Swift’s donation will add to the more than $14 million The V Foundation has already awarded...

2014-01-31 23:26:08

A pediatric cancer diagnosis is shocking and frightening for parents, but good education and support resources can foster hope and help parents walk calmly alongside their child during treatment and beyond. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 It’s not difficult to imagine the heartache and challenges facing a parent whose child has been diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Cure rates are higher than ever, and there are hundreds of resources to help both parents and young patients cope...

2014-01-09 12:24:31

New Campaign to Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancers LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a new print and broadcast public service announcement featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson. The PSA, entitled "In Play," is designed to increase awareness about childhood cancers and the critical importance for infants and children, and in particular teens and young adults with...

2013-09-12 23:28:16

Parents do everything they can to protect their children against all of the nasty germs floating around classrooms across the country this time of year. Doctors and researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, however, are looking into how those same types of common viruses can actually help treat a child who is diagnosed with certain cancers. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Parents do everything they can to protect their children against all of the nasty germs floating...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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