Navigation Links
Avon Foundation Announces 2008 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Schedule
Date:12/20/2007

states and many other countries, including more than 1,700 breast cancer survivors. This large, diverse group was united by their shared desire to eradicate breast cancer and help those touched by the disease.

During an Avon Walk weekend, on Saturday participants have the choice of walking 13.1 or 26.2 miles. Both walkers and volunteer crew spend Saturday night at the "Wellness Village," featuring two-person sleeping tents, hot showers, prepared meals and support services. On Sunday, walkers complete another 13.1 miles that culminates in a meaningful closing ceremony and the presentation of local grants.

The Avon Walk series is a project of the Avon Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, and funds raised are distributed by the Foundation to advance access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer, with a focus on the medically underserved. During the 2007 Avon Walk closing ceremonies, the Foundation immediately awarded a total of nearly 50 grants ranging from $100,000 to over $6 million to leading cancer centers, research institutions and community-based organizations in the Walk regions, with additional grants awarded nationally throughout the year. For a complete list of Avon Foundation funding, visit http://www.avonfoundation.org.

For more information or to register for an Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, visit http://www.avonwalk.org or call 888-540-WALK.

The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer thanks National Sponsor: Reebok; Official Sponsors: Genentech BioOncology, Novartis Oncology and Prevention Magazine; and Official Water: FIJI

Remember: early detection can help save lives. Schedule your mammogram or clinical breast exam today. For more breast cancer information and resources, visit http://www.cancer.org (keyword breast cancer) or '/>"/>

SOURCE Avon Foundation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. GeneGo and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Collaborate to Advance Understanding of Cystic Fibrosis
2. More Than 230 Cyclists to Ride in Amgen California Coast Classic Bike Tour to Raise $1.3 Million for Arthritis Foundation
3. International Atomic Energy Agency and National Foundation for Cancer Research Launch Major Initiative to Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatments in Developing Countries
4. Melanoma Research Foundation and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Host Educational Symposium and Reception for Melanoma Patients, Family Members and Healthcare Providers
5. Foundation for Biomedical Research Board Chairman Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
6. The Parkinsons Disease Foundation Commemorates its 50th Anniversary with Special Scientific Symposium on Parkinsons Disease
7. Rutgers physicist earns prestigious Packard Foundation Science and Engineering Fellowship
8. Agendia BV Announces That its Chief Research Officer Laura van t Veer has Received a 2007 Breast Cancer Research Foundation Award
9. John Timberlake, Valeritas Executive Vice President and General Manager, Named Executive of the Year by the Diabetes Foundation
10. Genasense(R) Triple Combination Therapy in Advanced Melanoma Presented at Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium
11. eHealth Initiative Foundation Launches Collaborative Research Effort to Improve Drug Safety
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/25/2014)... Barrington, MA (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 ... control products, is pleased to announce the release ... achieve the highest level of contamination containment in ... ISO Class 3 and higher cleanroom environments, ValuSeal® ... filament polyester knit laundered wiper that continues Berkshire’s ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , Oct. 24, 2014  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: RGRX) ... at the Fourth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health ... "When thymosin beta 4 (TB4) linked ... the peritoneal cavity in a rodent model of stroke, ... the brain parenchyma (the functional tissue of the brain). ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... ... the addition of the  "The Global Market ... Nanomaterials "  report to their offering.  ... graphene are the strongest, lightest and most ... performance-per-weight greater than any other material. In ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014  Actavis plc (NYSE: ... and Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Actavis ... wholly owned subsidiary, Rhythm Health, Inc., which is developing ... of diabetic gastroparesis and other GI functional disorders. ... trial of relamorelin for the treatment of diabetic gastroparesis ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ions Are Bygones, Berkshire Announces the Release of New Innovative Cleanroom Wipers 2Researchers Report Thymosin Beta 4 Crosses Blood-Brain Barrier In Animal Stroke Model 2The Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other 2-D Nanomaterials 2The Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other 2-D Nanomaterials 3The Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other 2-D Nanomaterials 4Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 2Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 3Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 4Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 5
... 20 years of commercial life sciences sales experience to Cyntellect ... 21 Cyntellect, a privately-held life sciences company leading the ... announced today that it has appointed Andre Lubarsky as the ... responsible for the sales of Cyntellect,s cell purification and cell ...
... LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision ... of Michael J. Celebrezze,to the position of Chief Financial ... Mr. Celebrezze, who has served as interim CFO since ... as Senior Vice,President of Finance and Treasurer in July ...
... GPRO ),CE-marked APTIMA(R) HPV assay may ... detect high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infections that are,associated ... nine,oral presentations and two scientific posters presented last ... conference of the,European Research Organization on Genital Infection ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cyntellect Appoints Former BD Biosciences Executive Andre Lubarsky as Director of Sales - North America 2LCA-Vision Names Michael J. Celebrezze CFO 2LCA-Vision Names Michael J. Celebrezze CFO 3LCA-Vision Names Michael J. Celebrezze CFO 4Promising Clinical Data on Gen-Probe's APTIMA(R) HPV Test Presented at Major European Medical Meeting 2Promising Clinical Data on Gen-Probe's APTIMA(R) HPV Test Presented at Major European Medical Meeting 3Promising Clinical Data on Gen-Probe's APTIMA(R) HPV Test Presented at Major European Medical Meeting 4Promising Clinical Data on Gen-Probe's APTIMA(R) HPV Test Presented at Major European Medical Meeting 5
(Date:10/17/2014)... regarding Ebola is critical and pertinent for practicing physicians ... outbreak and epidemic. The Journal, Disaster Medicine and ... Ebola Virus and Public Health, to surround the public, ... critical societal moment. , On October 17, the ... . The primer was prepared by Dr. Eric Toner, ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... wages war on the human body. Battles are ... In pancreatic cancer, this stalemate—known as tumor dormancy—can ... malignant, a phenomena that is poorly understood. ... laboratory of Salvatore Torquato, a Professor of Chemistry ... surrounding tumor dormancy and the switch to a ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... Although monocultures can be cultivated efficiently, they are ... water caused by monoculture cultivation is becoming increasingly ... principal crop form and are regarded as the ... production – quite wrongfully, finds Bernhard Schmid, an ... advocates a novel form of agriculture and forestry. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Modeling tumor dormancy 2Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 2Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 3
... highly detailed study, Tecnalia has calculated the carbon footprint of ... from the field work right up to the end of ... the piece of information that allows one to know the ... has enabled the Grupo Faustino to be the first winery ...
... After outgrowing teenage infatuations with the girl next door, ... amorous attractions to the wife next door, according to ... testosterone levels dropped when they were interacting with the ... mechanisms that keep men from constantly competing for each ...
... (ACMG) released the widely-anticipated "ACMG Recommendations for Reporting of ... at its 2013 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting today in ... one of the largest gatherings of medical and health ... and genome sequencing become more commonly used in medical ...
Cached Biology News:Tecnalia has calculated the carbon footprint of some wines 2Men may have natural aversion to adultery with friends' wives 2ACMG releases report on incidental findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing 2ACMG releases report on incidental findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing 3
Sheep polyclonal to hCG beta core fragment ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Full length native protein (purified) from human urine. Entrez GeneID: 1082 Swiss Protein ID...
Rabbit polyclonal to MAP3K12 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide conjugated to KLH from the C-terminal region of human MAP3K12 Entrez Gene ID: 7786 Swiss ...
Mouse monoclonal [SIT-01] to SIT ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 27240 SwissProtID: Q9Y3P8...
Anti-MMP-25 (Membrane-type MMP-6, Mt6MMP), hinge region; rabbit host...
Biology Products: