Since 2001, Mohawk Industries has contributed more than $6 million to Susan G. Komen, the largest breast cancer research organization in the United States. Through corporate donation programs including Decorate for the Cure and Specify for a Cure — as well as different employee-led initiatives — we are committed to this ongoing partnership to one day find a cure.
Here at Northern Trust, we stand behind breast cancer research! We are proud of our partners gathering and making donations for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk to celebrate all touched by breast cancer, including our own.
The advances in healthcare are happening at breakneck speed and some of the latest cutting-edge innovations and technology will be on display this week at one of the most respected annual healthcare conferences, called HIMMS. That stands for Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. While it may not roll off the tongue, this conference promises to bring together 40-thousand health experts from around the world.
Safeway is so much more than a place to buy groceries. We’re part of your neighborhood, and we believe in making each of our communities a better place to live and work. Healthy people are integral to healthy neighborhoods. Because of this, The Safeway Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve.
Rates increasing among African-Americans; reasons unclear
ATLANTA, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Breast cancer incidence rates increased slightly among African American women from 2006 to 2010, bringing those rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women, according to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers. The explanation behind the rise is unclear.
Company Donates Record Breaking $4 Million to Benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®
NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today reaffirms its dedicated support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) through its annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign and new in-store and online promotions. Since 2005, the Company has donated $14 million to BCRF. Last year alone the company donated a record breaking $4 million which will fully fund sixteen pioneering BCRF research grants this year in the United States and Canada.
Increased Risk Seen in Women Who Start Smoking Before Having First Child
March 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Results from a new American Cancer Society study support the hypothesis that smoking is associated with increased breast cancer risk for women who initiate smoking before first birth.
(3BL Media) September 4, 2012 - Working in partnership the the General Motors Foundation, two Lansing-area GM plants awarded a grant to the local American Cancer Society last week, according to a media release.