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2014-09-17 12:27:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer appointed former Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) Director Leo Giambarresi, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. Additionally, past CEO Quentin "Skip" Lockwood will assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Board while ESPN Commentator and former Vice Chairman Mitch Laurance will remain on the organization's board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130129/DC50244LOGO...

2014-09-08 08:31:12

Patients also report significant impact on mood and career WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted by ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. aimed to uncover the impact of prostate cancer on patients, their caregivers, and the healthcare professionals (HCPs) that support them. The majority (64 percent) of patients surveyed report that their prostate cancer diagnosis has a moderate to severe impact on their social and emotional wellbeing....

2014-09-02 12:29:05

LUGPA and ZERO Urge Men to Man Up and Go to the Doctor WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the start of National Prostate Health Month (NPHM), professional association representing urology practices in the United States, LUGPA, and patient advocate organization, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer, urged patients to man up and go to the doctor. "Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men in the United States," said Juan Reyna, M.D.,...

2014-04-03 12:29:05

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer has been selected as one of 2014 Best Nonprofits to work for by The NonProfit Times' annual survey. ZERO ranked 44 in a group of top-tier nonprofits nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130129/DC50244LOGO "We're honored to be recognized as one of the top 50 best nonprofits to work for in the U.S.," said ZERO's CEO Jamie Bearse. "This great distinction is reflected in the dedication...

2014-01-09 12:27:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer continues to be the most common cancer in men, accounting for about 1 in 4 new cases, according to data recently published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The estimated number of new cases and estimated deaths from prostate cancer both decreased slightly for 2014, by 3 percent and 1 percent, respectively. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130129/DC50244LOGO) "Every week I talk with at least one family man in...

Beam Me Up Scotty: Physicists Calculate Energy Needed For Teleportation
2013-07-30 13:53:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physics students have determined what energy it would take in order for the fictional Star Trek character Scotty to beam up Captain Kirk. Four University of Leicester physics students published a paper in the School's Journal of Physics Special Topics explaining that the energy required to teleport one person is shown to be dependent on bandwidth, meaning a decrease in time creates an increase in power consumption. In order for a...

2011-07-08 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer, with the help of advocates across the country, has successfully preserved critical funding for prostate cancer research. Representative Cliff Stearns (R-FL) offered an amendment on the House floor that was unanimously approved to transfer an additional $16 million to the $64 million originally stated for the Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP). (Logo:...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.