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2009-02-24 20:15:00

'Discovering and Delivering the Cures to Cancer Must Be a Top National Priority' WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Martina Hone, president of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama's address to a joint session of Congress this evening: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO) "This is a critical time in our nation's history. We are confronted with large health care challenges....

2009-02-24 07:00:00

- Against Backdrop of JAMA Report on Post-Diagnosis Joblessness, Legal and Medical Experts Share Real-Life Solutions for Working Through Cancer - DALLAS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer and Careers, along with its founding partner Roche, has joined forces with Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) to present their educational workshop, "Managing Cancer and Careers," at the 9th Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by...

2009-02-13 21:53:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance applauds the inclusion of crucial health care support in the economic stimulus legislation that was passed by both houses of Congress today. The $789 billion stimulus package makes critical investments in biomedical research and provides vital aid to states struggling with growing budget deficits. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO) "States are facing mounting budget...

2009-02-04 14:22:00

JENKINTOWN, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cities across the United States will see a stream of pink as thousands lace up their tennis shoes and prepare to walk together when the Breast Cancer 3-Day returns for its 2009 series. In its sixth year, the Breast Cancer 3-Day, a three-day, 60-mile walk, will raise millions of dollars and heighten awareness of the disease affecting one in eight women in the U.S. during their lifetime. Located in 15 cities nationwide, many participants also find...

2009-02-03 09:13:00

BOSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- New Balance announced today that 2009 marks the company's 20th year as a proud sponsor of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R). New Balance will celebrate this anniversary with the introduction of a pink special edition New Balance 993 running shoe and an expected $1 million donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090203/LA65763) "We are extremely proud of our 20-year relationship with Susan G. Komen for the...

2009-01-26 14:01:00

Best Buy is Exclusive Retail Partner WARREN, N.J., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Virgin Mobile USA (NYSE: VM) announced today that it is joining the fight against breast cancer with the launch of the LG Pink Flare limited edition handset, available exclusively at Best Buy stores nationwide. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090126/NY62794 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070613/VIRGINMOBILE ) Five dollars from the purchase of every Pink Flare handset, each...

2009-01-12 11:33:00

Partnership Will Fund Breakthrough Research to Support the Discovery of Promising New Treatments for TNBC Patients DALLAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When her doctor told her she had breast cancer, Sonja Draught thought detecting it early had greatly enhanced her odds of living because that is the case for most forms of cancer. But then she learned she was battling a rare and aggressive form of the disease: triple negative breast cancer. (Logo:...

2009-01-12 07:30:00

Healthcare Experts Will Share Latest Breast Cancer Information at the Only International Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer DALLAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An expected 800 young breast cancer survivors, caregivers and medical professionals from around the world will get the latest information on breast cancer in pre-menopausal women from some of the nation's top experts at the 9th Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer Feb. 27-March 1 at the...

2009-01-06 06:12:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis has partnered with BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST) for secure, compliant storage of donated tissue specimens. BST will store a third of the tissue bank's existing and future biological samples at its Indianapolis-based biorepository, including samples being collected during the tissue bank's upcoming breast tissue donation event this Saturday, January 10,...

2008-12-23 11:30:00

MIAMI, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- After painting Black Friday pink on November 28, CompUSA ( www.compusa.com ) and TigerDirect ( www.tigerdirect.com ), leading retailers of consumer electronics and technology products, raised more than $40,000 from total sales and customer donations for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer organization. "We are excited so many of our customers bought products or made donations that benefited Komen for the Cure," said Gilbert...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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