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Latest World Lymphoma Awareness Day Stories

2010-09-21 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While general awareness of lymphoma remains high, a new survey released today by the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) reveals significant knowledge gaps among Americans about the disease, which is the most prevalent form of blood cancer in the United States. Survey results showed a high number of adults (86 percent) remain unaware that there are 67 different types of lymphoma - 61 types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and six types of Hodgkin lymphoma. The...

2010-09-14 06:00:00

New National Survey Uncovers Patients' Need for More Lymphoma Resources to Effectively Participate in Their Care NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Support Community (CSC), uniting The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club Worldwide, announced today the launch of Framing Life With Lymphoma, a new educational program designed to enhance lymphoma patient and physician communication. This research-based program, led by the CSC with support from Cephalon, Inc., provides...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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