Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mednet Announces New Discount Program to Research Organizations Conducting Oncology Studies

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:50pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Mednet, a healthcare technology company, announced a new program to support research organizations conducting any type of oncology-related research.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Mednet, a healthcare technology company, announced a new program to support research organizations conducting any type of oncology-related research.
  • The new program is designed to make it even easier for research organizations to conduct critical oncology research.
  • The design of oncology research, particularly registry studies, can be incredibly complex.
  • The new discount program will provide research organizations with qualifying projects a twenty-five percent (25%) discount on the list price of iMednet software licensing fees for the duration of their clinical study.

Atossa Therapeutics CEO Dr. Steven Quay Emphasizes Importance of Breast Cancer Screening During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Steven Quay, CEO of Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company seeking to discover and develop innovative medicines in areas of significant unmet medical need in oncology and infectious diseases with a current focus on breast cancer and COVID-19, today released a short video message recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and urging women to get mammograms.

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  • SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Steven Quay, CEO of Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company seeking to discover and develop innovative medicines in areas of significant unmet medical need in oncology and infectious diseases with a current focus on breast cancer and COVID-19, today released a short video message recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and urging women to get mammograms.
  • In the video message, which can be found on Atossas website here , Dr. Quay cites that the global pandemic changed everything with regard to breast cancer screening, indicating that many women have ceased to seek out their mammograms since the initial COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company seeking to discover and develop innovative medicines in areas of significant unmet medical need in oncology and infectious diseases with a current focus on breast cancer and COVID-19.
  • For more information, please visit www.atossatherapeutics.com .

Hologic Debuts Documentary-Style Film Highlighting One Woman's Breast Cancer Journey Timed to Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:15pm

Released on the Mediflix streaming platform timed to Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (Oct. 20), Carolina follows a fictional patient through her cancer diagnosis and treatment, and features testimonials from real breast cancer survivors and clinicians about the physical and emotional experiences that women overcome throughout their breast cancer battle.

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  • Released on the Mediflix streaming platform timed to Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (Oct. 20), Carolina follows a fictional patient through her cancer diagnosis and treatment, and features testimonials from real breast cancer survivors and clinicians about the physical and emotional experiences that women overcome throughout their breast cancer battle.
  • Women are faced with so many options and opinions when it comes to breast cancer treatment, which can be overwhelming and emotionally taxing.
  • This film helps educate women about their options for breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction, reinforcing the fact that they dont need to sacrifice their confidence to live a healthy life.
  • Post-surgery appearance is one concern several survivors share in the film, as many associate breast cancer surgeries with scarring and indentations where the cancer was removed.

New "Squeeze It In" Campaign Encourages Women to Get Screened for Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 6:52pm

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Squeeze It In campaign is encouraging women to share messages on various social media platforms, using the hashtag #squeezeitin.

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  • During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Squeeze It In campaign is encouraging women to share messages on various social media platforms, using the hashtag #squeezeitin.
  • Despite the average mammogram screening only taking 15 minutes, women tend to cancel or reschedule their appointments.
  • If breast cancer is detected early, while localized in the breast, women have a 99 percent five-year survival rate.
  • One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.

Charity From The Chair. Celebrity Colorist Michael Canalé Donates 10% Of All CANALÉ Hair Product Sales To Stand Up To Cancer In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:29pm

Being with them on their cancer journeys has inspired me to help solve this big problem in the medical community," says Canal.

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  • Being with them on their cancer journeys has inspired me to help solve this big problem in the medical community," says Canal.
  • One in every eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer over the course of their lives, making it the second most diagnosed cancer among women.
  • Funding critical breast cancer research is one way we can ensure all breast cancer patients become long-term survivors," said SU2C Co-Founder Lisa Paulsen.
  • Canal also supports non-profit organizations related to children, cancer, heart disease and education and is active with NAAM Yoga.

Medline Awards Grants to 14 Organizations Dedicated to Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:28pm

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medline today announced it has awarded grants to 14 non-profit organizations through its annual Community Impact Grant Program.

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  • NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medline today announced it has awarded grants to 14 non-profit organizations through its annual Community Impact Grant Program.
  • This year's recipients support programs focused on family health, health equity, domestic violence, and fighting breast cancer.
  • "As the pandemic continues to impact and influence our daily lives, vulnerable communities are facing even more uncertainty," said Karen Frey, senior philanthropy manager at Medline.
  • "By providing grants directly to organizations serving the community we hope to have a direct impact on improving health equity and population health in under-served communities."

Cancer Survivor, Caregiver Rethink Recovery, Launch RecoverEase Post-Surgical Garments for Drainage Bulb Comfort, Simplicity

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:23pm

In time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, survivor Lauren May Woodruff and her recovery caregiver and friend Hannah Kenny have launched RecoverEase, a new line of garments that rethink and improve patients post-operative drain management.

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  • In time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, survivor Lauren May Woodruff and her recovery caregiver and friend Hannah Kenny have launched RecoverEase, a new line of garments that rethink and improve patients post-operative drain management.
  • Her discomfort was amplified by the industry-standard recovery garment women must wear constantly for weeks following their procedure.
  • RecoverEase, a long-wearing, multi-functional garment that gives patients infinite options in drain placement, solves all of these problems.
  • RecoverEase is a wonderfully simple, pragmatic, patient-focused upgrade to the unwieldy aspect of drain management, states Ms. Woodruff.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Brings Back Pink Big Yellow Cup to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Dallas, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit is joining the fight against breast cancer this October with the return of its limited-edition Pink Big Yellow Cup.

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  • Dallas, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit is joining the fight against breast cancer this October with the return of its limited-edition Pink Big Yellow Cup.
  • In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the worlds largest barbecue concepts signature Big Yellow Cup will become pink.
  • The Dickey Foundation will use the funds raised from the collectible Pink Big Yellow Cup to provide mammograms and other breast cancer detection, treatment and services for local first responders.
  • We are glad to bring back our Pink Big Yellow Cup to support our local first responders in the battle against breast cancer, said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickeys Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

MOLLI Surgical Joins Forces With CAN Health Network to Scale Its Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Surgery Technology

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

CAN Health will help MOLLI Surgical's wire-free and radiation-free marker technology for breast cancer surgery lesion localization become more accessible to their integrated health care market across Canada.

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  • CAN Health will help MOLLI Surgical's wire-free and radiation-free marker technology for breast cancer surgery lesion localization become more accessible to their integrated health care market across Canada.
  • "The partnership between MOLLI Surgical and CAN Health will provide Sunnybrook with support and expertise as we move forward with this innovative tool."
  • "Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to both recognize and address the added challenges faced by breast cancer patients through the pandemic," said Dr. Dante Morra, Chair, CAN Health Network.
  • This process involves implanting a marker to locate the breast cancer lesion before undergoing surgery," said Ananth Ravi, Chief Science Officer at MOLLI Surgical.

Red Roof® Launches Enhanced Mobile App, Giving Donations for Downloads to Benefit the American Cancer Society® During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:21pm

When travelers download the enhanced Red Roof mobile app, now through October 31, 2021, Red Roof will donate $1, up to $5,000, to support the American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  • When travelers download the enhanced Red Roof mobile app, now through October 31, 2021, Red Roof will donate $1, up to $5,000, to support the American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • "The Room in Your Heart program was developed to continuously support organizations, like the American Cancer Society, committed to helping those in need," says Marina MacDonald, Chief Marketing Officer, Red Roof.
  • As part of Red Roof's ongoing commitment to providing guests with a variety of offers and services to make traveling even easier, the enhanced Red Roof app now allows for mobile check-out.
  • Ranging from economy to midscale, Red Roof'sportfolio of brands includes: Red Roof Innand Red Roof PLUS+, allowing guests to Sleep Easy.