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2008-12-11 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance today applauded the selection of former Senator Tom Daschle to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services and director of the White House Office of Health Reform. The Komen Advocacy Alliance noted that Daschle has long been a leader on health care issues, and has co-sponsored a number of bills over the years related to breast cancer. (Logo:...

2008-12-09 10:22:00

New World Cancer Report Released by IARC; U.S. Groups List Six Critical Steps the New U.S. Administration Can Take ATLANTA, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the recent good news that cancer incidence and death rates for men and women in the United States continue to decline, cancer is projected to become the leading cause of death worldwide in the year 2010, and low- and middle-income countries will feel the impact of higher cancer incidence and death rates more sharply than...

2008-12-04 16:27:00

DALLAS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Two researchers who translate math into better patient care and one scientist focused on stopping breast cancer in its tracks are this year's winners of the Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in basic research and clinical research. They will be honored Dec. 11 in San Antonio, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) announced today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO) Award recipients will be formally recognized...

2008-10-17 12:00:25

KUMASI, Ghana, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ghana President John Kufuor today dedicated the city's new hopeXchange Medical Center, a high quality diagnostic and treatment facility with special focus on breast cancer. During the ceremony, President Kufuor welcomed a high-profile mission delegation organized and led by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)'s President and CEO Hala Moddelmog, and acknowledged the significant role that Komen for the Cure can play in advancing the fight against breast cancer...

2008-10-17 12:00:25

Determined to fast track research into help for breast cancer patients who can't wait, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) is distributing an unprecedented $100 million in grants to American and international scientists this year alone, the organization announced in unveiling its 2008 grants portfolio. Komen Northeast Ohio locally granted $500,000 to the Cleveland Clinic thanks to a generous bequest received in 2006 from the Joan Viona Korecky fund The grant will fund research into...

2008-10-16 18:00:26

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Northeast Ohio Affiliate: WHAT: Komen for the Cure 2008 Educational Symposium, Beyond Breast Cancer (In partnership with University Hospitals Ireland Cancer Center And in collaboration with The Gathering Place) aims to improve breast health by the power of knowledge. WHERE: Landerhaven, Mayfield Heights WHEN: Saturday, October 18, 2008 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. WHO: Health care providers, survivors and people interested in breast health...

2008-10-01 09:00:09

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever "Know Your L-Dex" (Lymphedema Index) awareness campaign is set for kick-off this week as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities. At Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Breast Cancer Network of Strength events throughout the United States, breast surgeons will provide female breast cancer survivors with complimentary L-Dex readings using an L-Dex XCA medical device -- the first FDA cleared device of its type -- developed by...

2008-09-30 12:00:48

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four women in San Diego County are not being screened for breast cancer and are at risk for developing the deadly disease, according to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego. Misinformation, language and cultural barriers, practical barriers and a lack of funding for state-wide screening programs are keeping women from life-saving screening. So, as October dawns, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is encouraging all San Diegans to use Breast Cancer...

2008-09-23 12:00:51

Advanced Breast Care Specialists announces the formation of their Race Team, "Girlfriends with Gratitude" for the 17th annual Komen Orange County Race for the Cure(R) to be held Sunday, September 28, 2008 in Newport Beach, CA. "Girlfriends with Gratitude" is comprised of breast cancer survivors from the Young Women's Support Group, which meets monthly at the office of Dr. Lisa Curcio in Mission Viejo. Dr. Lisa Curcio, Medical Director of Advanced Breast Care Specialists, formed this...

2008-09-12 15:00:21

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines, the world's largest airline, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest breast cancer organization, today rolled out the largest and last of eight aircraft that display the special co-branded pink-ribbon motif. The final aircraft is a Boeing 777 that will carry the Komen for the Cure brand to places such as Europe, Asia, and Latin America, signifying the impact of the organization on the global fight...