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2009-10-01 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ask.com®, a leading search engine and operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today invites all Americans to post personal tributes on its homepage honoring loved ones affected by breast cancer. The one-day memorial takeover of the Ask.com homepage is part of the Ask.com Search for the Cure® program and a way to show support to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest and...

2009-10-01 07:19:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emdeon (NYSE: EM) today announced a partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer advocacy organization. Through this partnership, Emdeon's Web-based software solution, Emdeon Office(TM), will feature Susan G. Komen literature about breast cancer. The printable materials include topics such as "Breast Cancer Risk Factors", "When You Discover A Lump", and "Sexuality and Intimacy" in both English and...

2009-09-17 12:20:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to continue to deliver on its vision of a world without breast cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure,((R) )San Diego conducted an in-depth, county-wide research and community needs assessment to identify disparities in breast cancer across populations. Komen San Diego conducts a Community Profile every two years to ensure its programs are meeting the breast health services needs in San Diego County. This recent report unveiled important data...

2009-09-14 07:00:00

Desperate Housewives' Star Joins The Wellness Community as National Spokesperson for the C.A.R.E. Campaign for Breast Cancer Caregivers PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ricardo Antonio Chavira, star of ABC's hit TV show Desperate Housewives, found himself in a role he hoped never to play again - breast cancer caregiver. The diagnosis of his two sisters in late 2008 left Chavira shocked and overwhelmed with old memories of the challenges he experienced as a caregiver to...

2009-07-01 14:23:00

EPHRATA, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is looking for breast cancer survivors in Pennsylvania to participate in their traveling photo exhibit, "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania." Exhibit participants are the face of breast cancer in their community and represent fellow survivors across the state. Interested women may contact Jennifer Fetich at 717/ 721-2580 x101 or by email at jennifer@pabreastcancer.org....

2009-03-23 16:18:00

Bill Calls for National Educational Campaign to Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer for Young Women Most at Risk WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Young Survival Coalition and Living Beyond Breast Cancer applaud Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for introducing legislation that highlights the breast cancer risks facing young women under the age of 40. The "Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act of 2009," introduced today, calls for $9...

2009-03-23 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance commended Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Sue Myrick (R-NC), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Donna Christensen (D-VT) and Melissa Bean (D-IL) for their efforts to inspire young women to take control of their breast health with the introduction today of the "Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act of 2009." The EARLY Act will initiate an aggressive public education campaign about...

2009-02-27 10:49:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tulsa Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has selected five Tulsa-based non-profit organizations to receive grant awards totaling $420,000, with an additional $143,215 earmarked for national breast cancer research. The recipients, which include Indian Health Care Resource Center, St. John Medical Center, Tulsa Project Woman, Inc., Breast Cancer Network of Strength - Northeastern Oklahoma Affiliate and Morton Comprehensive Health Services,...

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...

2008-10-28 09:00:39

ATLANTA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, draws to a close, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) understands that it is truly a year-round effort, and is taking additional steps to further improve breast cancer care and awareness for its members. The BCBSGa Breast Cancer Care Program, designed for patients with breast cancer and their physicians, has helped more than 16,000 Georgians navigate through the emotional hardship experienced when...