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Genetic Study Contributes To Greater Understanding Of Prostate Cancer

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study of more than 87,000 individuals of European, African, Japanese and Latino ancestry has revealed 23 new genetic susceptibility locations indicating risk of prostate cancer, contributing...

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2014-09-11 12:27:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has awarded 27 new Young Investigator Awards selected from 16 countries to advance new drug discovery, immunotherapy, nutritional sciences, and diagnostics for precision medicine. Young Investigator (YI) Awards stand out among PCF's prestigious research programs, and serve to jumpstart the research careers of recent MDs and PhDs. These 3-year awards are game-changing investments that...

2014-09-07 20:20:13

Entertainment Industry, Corporate and Organizational Donors, Philanthropists, Health Charities, Government Entities, Volunteer Teams and the General Public Come Together to Fight Cancer LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock" fundraising telecasts in the U.S. and Canada, it was announced today. The funds pledged toward the SU2C...

2014-09-04 12:26:30

Dr. Drew Pinsky's personal battle with prostate cancer inspires him to join forces with PCF SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced that Drew Pinsky, MD has been elected to the Board of Directors. "Drew has valuable experience in internal and addiction medicine," said Jonathan W. Simons, MD, president and CEO of PCF. "As one of approximately 16 million prostate cancer survivors worldwide, Drew brings personal...

2014-08-21 12:29:55

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is hosting 16 run/walk events across the nation during September, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, to raise funds and awareness to end prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in seven American men. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130129/DC50244LOGO "Thousands are making a choice for a healthy lifestyle and celebrating Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by walking or running," ZERO CEO Jamie...

2014-08-20 08:26:09

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Mark Harmon, Rob Lowe, Eric Stonestreet, Danny McBride, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and More Among Stars To Be Featured in One-Hour Broadcast, with Special Performances by The Who, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & Common, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood community is once again...

2014-08-12 23:00:48

Leading Purveyor of Premium Tea Helps Further Prostate Cancer Research with Man Kind Tea NOVATO, CALIF. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is thrilled to announce that it has surpassed the $500,000 donation mark to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) with sales from its Blueberry Green Superfruit™ Tea. The Republic of Tea currently donates $1 from the sale of each full-size tin and $0.36 from the sale of each traveler’s tin directly to PCF....

2014-08-06 16:28:56

--Brand Expands New Apparel and Accessories to Successful Pediatric, Breast, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Collections, Aiding in the Fight Against Cancer-- IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS America is proud to announce its third year of cancer awareness product collections with the ASICS Accelerate Hope(TM) initiative. Based on the results of two consecutive years of successful cancer cause campaigns, ASICS has amplified the Accelerate Hope(TM) program to include...

2014-07-09 12:25:55

LIVE, ONE-HOUR FUNDRAISING EVENT TO AIR SIMULTANEOUSLY ON ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC AND 26 BROADCAST AND CABLE NETWORKS 8 PM ET & PT / 7PM CT LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT...

2014-06-16 23:05:16

In an effort to raise awareness for prostate cancer, 180fusion Cares sponsors the third annual ZERO Prostate Cancer run in June. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Award-winning internet marketing company, 180Fusion, will sponsor the ZERO Prostate Cancer run June 21st. ZERO—The End of Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit organization with the goal of ending prostate cancer. As leaders in the fight against prostate cancer, ZERO is dedicated to encouraging action, providing proper...

2014-05-29 08:27:06

2014 Public Service Announcement Once Again Rallies the Public to Help Raise Funds for Prostate Cancer Research LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have collaborated again to re-launch their public service campaign featuring actress and SU2C Celebrity Ambassador Marcia Cross, which will debut in June....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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