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2013-03-21 23:19:16

First-ever registry of its kind from the Cancer Support Community provides outlet for people with cancer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 The Cancer Support Community´s Research and Training Institute launched a nationwide registry today that will help researchers better understand the impact of cancer on people who have or have had this disease. Called the Cancer Experience Registry, this first-of-its-kind research endeavor will collect the experiences of people who have...

2012-06-28 02:28:20

WARREN, Mich., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and wellness programs are at the forefront of every business looking to retain a healthy workforce. Newly launched this year, the Best and Brightest Wellness Champions awards program is an opportunity for companies in Michigan to be recognized for leading the way in wellness initiatives. The awards program is a groundbreaking initiative that recognizes and celebrates quality and excellence in health promotion. The program highlights...

2012-05-09 02:26:34

WASHINGTON and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Support Community (CSC) and the Amgen Foundation, today announced the launch of Open to Options(TM), a program designed to bridge the communications gap between physicians and patients and inspire patient confidence in making treatment decisions. Following a successful pilot funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Open to Options program is ready to provide professional counselors who help more people...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of breast cancer awareness month three different Cancer Support Community (CSC) affiliates of New Jersey - Gilda's Club South Jersey, Cancer Support Community Northern Jersey Shore, and The Wellness Community of Central New Jersey - are joining forces to host workshops from the popular Frankly Speaking About Cancer national cancer education series. The workshops address the topic of breast reconstruction options, feature a local...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilda's Club New York City is proud to host a workshop from the popular Frankly Speaking About Cancer national cancer education series. The workshop addresses the topic of breast reconstruction options, featuring a local surgeon, an oncology social worker, and a breast cancer survivors panel. The event is free and open to breast cancer patients, their family and friends. It will be held on Tuesday, September 20 from 6-8pm at Gilda's Club NYC - 195...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Support Community-Atlanta is proud to host a workshop from the popular Frankly Speaking About Cancer national cancer education series. The workshop addresses the topic of breast reconstruction options, featuring a local surgeon and a breast cancer survivors panel. The event is free and open to breast cancer patients, their family and friends. It will be held on Tuesday, September 20 from 6-8:30 pm at 5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite C-225,...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

MIAMI, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Support Community Greater Miami is proud to host a workshop from the popular Frankly Speaking About Cancer national cancer education series. The workshop addresses the topic of breast reconstruction options, featuring a local surgeon and a breast cancer survivors panel. The event is free and open to breast cancer patients, their family and friends. It will be held on Wednesday, September 14 from 6-9 pm at Cancer Support Community Greater Miami -...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

SantaBarbaraWellnessNetwork.com is excited to host an Expo & Party to celebrate the launch of their new website on Sunday June 12, 2011 1:30 - 6 PM, at Center of the Heart, 487 N. Turnpike Rd, Santa Barbara CA 93111. The new website is their latest and most innovative tool in supporting and growing Santa Barbara's Health and Wellness community. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 SantaBarbaraWellnessNetwork.com is excited to host an Expo & Party to celebrate the launch of their...

2010-09-20 09:04:00

Breast Cancer Registry Brings New Insights About the Importance of Psychosocial Support WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 breast cancer survivors have joined together to participate in the Breast Cancer M.A.P. (Mind Affects the Physical) Project - a novel research program that has the potential to reshape the standard of care for breast cancer survivors. Now survivors who have struggled through their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have the...

2010-05-05 14:37:00

LOS ANGELES, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellness Community - West Los Angeles (TWC-WLA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer, hosts its "Tribute to the Human Spirit" Awards Gala on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. This year's honorees include Susan and Mark Burger, Julie and Evan "Indy" Moore, and Claudia Sangster. NCIS' Pauley Perrette will emcee and Pamela Anderson is set to present. Co-chairs are...