Archive for the ‘Cancer Websites’ Category

Review: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Review: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is sponsoring a number of clinical trials (research studies in people) to study CAM therapies for cancer. What is complementary and alternative medicine? Complementary and alternative medicine is a group of diverse medical and health...
November 22nd, 2009 | Cancer Information, Cancer Websites | Read More

Review: American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society website at www.cancer.org is one of the top destinations on the internet to learn about cancer treatment and prevention, locate support groups and educate yourself on the latest cancer news and developments.
November 8th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Organizations | Read More

THE CANCER VIXEN FUND Gala 2009

THE CANCER VIXEN FUND Gala 2009
NEW YORK, NY – The Cancer Vixen Fund, founded by cancer-survivor, author and cartoonist Marisa Acocella Marchetto, hosted “The 3rd Annual No Breast Left Behind Gala,” a fabulous fundraiser to benefit uninsured and underinsured women. This year Evelyn Lauder received the Cancer Vixen Fund’s...
November 4th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Featured Article, Fundraising Events | Read More

Review: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Review: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is an organization that promotes breast cancer awareness, shares information on the disease, and provides greater access to screening services. NBCAM is a partnership of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government...
October 25th, 2009 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites, Featured Article | Read More

Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Survivor and Advocate, NYC Events

Marisa Acocella Marchetto turned her eleven-month battle with breast cancer, into a witty and inspiring graphic novel, Cancer Vixen. She simultaneously created an inspiring life dedicated to helping women deal with and prevent this disease. On October 16th, National Mammogram Day – starting at around...
October 14th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Fundraising Events | Read More

Review: The ATHENA Breast Health Network

The ATHENA Breast Health Network is a large-scale demonstration project among five University of California health centers, designed to revolutionize breast cancer care by more efficiently merging research, technology, financing and health care delivery in a way that reduces the time needed to translate...
October 3rd, 2009 | Breast Cancer, Cancer Websites | Read More

Review: Burkitt’s Lymphoma

This site aims to provide resources on Burkitt’s Lymphoma, a very rare form of cancer with about only 300 new cases a year in the United States. Burkitt’s Lymphoma, rare in most of the world, is the most common childhood cancer in Central Africa, and is one of the most aggressive of all human...
September 29th, 2009 | Cancer Information, Cancer Websites | Read More

Bye~Bye Brows

It’s Fashion Week in New York and it appears that bald beauties may be among the most stylish. Women who have lost their hair due to cancer, Alopecia areata or other medical conditions, have no control over the loss of their precious hair follicles, especially the ones that are overtly noticeable,...
September 14th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Fashion and Cancer | Read More

Review: Living Sunny Side Up

Living Sunny Side Up is committed to helping families discuss a cancer diagnosis with their children. According to the National Cancer Institute, 70,000 adults under the age of 40 will hear the words “You have cancer”. One in four of them has children in the home. The medical, scientific and social...
September 14th, 2009 | Cancer Support, Cancer Websites | Read More

Review: Parp Inhibitors

A parp also known as a Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase is an enzyme which repairs damage done to our DNA. In basic terms a parp enzyme regulates our body repairing damaged DNA. In normal cells this is useful and stops cell death however Johann S. de Bono, MD, PhD, of the Royal Marsden Hospital in London,...
September 12th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Research | Read More