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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:...

2011-06-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate a decade of saving lives, a charitable foundation has challenged ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer to double the number of men tested through the Drive Against Prostate Cancer, the only nationwide mobile prostate cancer testing program. Contributions from individuals and companies to the Double the Drive $1 Million Matching Campaign will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $1 million, and will be used to expand...

2011-01-31 12:03:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the interests of the hundreds of thousands of American men who are at risk each year for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the estimated 2.2 million men living today who have been diagnosed with this highly prevalent form of cancer, the members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable have updated their shared, national policy agenda which will act as the basis for discussions with policy makers starting in 2011. "This policy agenda is...

2010-12-02 10:57:00

Provides Most Up-to-Date Information and Education About Prostate Cancer Testing, Treatment and Advocacy WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Getting involved in the fight to end prostate cancer has never been easier! This week, ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer launched its new website featuring a more user-friendly layout and one-stop-shop for anyone interested in prostate cancer education, advocacy, testing and treatments. "As our organization and our cause...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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