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2011-05-26 00:00:28

New breast cancer support groups and an exercise program are now being offered by Summit Medical Group's Breast Cancer Center of Excellence. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 New breast cancer support groups and an exercise program are now being offered by Summit Medical Group's Breast Cancer Center of Excellence. Groups and the exercise program begin the first week of June. Support groups for the newly diagnosed, and breast cancer survivor groups for patients who are a year or more...

2011-05-09 16:47:00

CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 30,000 runners, walkers, and supporters -- most impacted in some way by breast cancer -- turned out on Sunday in Chicago to support the Windy City's largest breast cancer event: the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization's(TM) 20th Anniversary Race At Your Pace. Y-ME organizers reached their fundraising goal of $3 million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110509/DC98608) Y-ME depends on this annual event to help...

2010-08-03 07:05:00

Kohl's multi-million dollar support creates new programs to help women stay well and get well MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Kohl's Department Stores' (NYSE: KSS) commitment to fight breast cancer in Wisconsin with nearly $5 million to the American Cancer Society, Kohl's and the American Cancer Society announce new programs and resources available for Wisconsin women to help in their fight against breast cancer. New resources provide services for women...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

Landmark Patient Registry Will Identify Psychosocial Needs of Women With Breast Cancer WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of women with breast cancer now have a new tool to help fight this deadly disease. The Cancer Support Community's Research and Training Institute announced today the launch of its nationwide registry for breast cancer survivors. The first of its kind in breast cancer, the registry will monitor survivors who have volunteered to share their breast...

2010-04-01 13:48:00

SAN DIEGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The alarming budget cuts to state-funded breast cancer screening programs in California combined with the reality of a tough economy, resulted in increased demand for grants funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego this year. The organization announced today that it granted more than $500,000 to local organizations to fund breast cancer diagnostics and screening in San Diego. This number represents less than half of what the foundation granted...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'