Navigation Links
Especially Yours and Paula Young Team up with Diahann Carroll and Jaclyn Smith in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Date:9/11/2007

WEST BRIDGEPORT, Mass., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the U.S., after lung cancer. Approximately 40,460 women in the U.S. will die from the disease in 2007. Approximately 11% of women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer die from the disease within five years.*

Alarmed by such shocking statistics, Especially Yours (http://www.especiallyyours.com), the mail order giant for hair for African American women, has teamed up with Diahann Carroll, who is a breast cancer survivor, and the national spokesperson for the 'Star Campaign' (http://www.starcampaign.org). Sponsored by The Wellness Community, the Star Campaign enables those affected by cancer to honor the carers who have guided them through their cancer journey. The Wellness Community (http://www.thewellnesscommunity.org) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing free support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones.

Since 1998, the Especially Yours monthly catalog and website have offered an exclusive line of classic and elegant Diahann Carroll styles. Especially Yours will also make a financial donation to The Wellness Community, and the October 2007 catalog will inform customers on how to get involved in the Star Campaign.

In a separate undertaking, sister brand Paula Young (http://www.paulayoung.com), which offers fashion wigs for Caucasian women, has joined forces with Jaclyn Smith, also a breast cancer survivor, to support the work of Jaclyn's chosen charity, the John Wayne Cancer Institute Breast Center at Saint John's Health Center (http://www.jwci.org). The October 2007 Paula Young catalog will feature a foreword from Jaclyn and tips on the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer. Jaclyn's story and further information will be available at http://www.paulayoung.com . Paula Young will also make a financial donation to the charity.

"The statistics are truly shocking. Some of our customers are breast cancer patients who wear our products to cover the hair loss they experience during chemotherapy. So we are joining the fight against breast cancer. We are delighted to begin by teaming up with Diahann Carroll and Jaclyn Smith, two incredible women who've already made a huge difference in the fight," said Jessie Bourneuf, the president of Specialty Catalog Direct, parent company of Especially Yours and Paula Young.

*From the American Cancer Society website.

Please contact:

Katie McIsaac (kmcisaac@scdirect.com / 508 638 7020)

or Simi Belo (sbelo@scdirect.com / 404 642 8032)


'/>"/>
SOURCE Specialty Catalog Corporation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hospitals to Equip Themselves with ER Especially For Psychiatric Patients
2. Muscles May Need Estrogen to Regain Strength, Especially as Women Age
3. Heart Rhythms Swing Precariously to Emotion, especially Anger
4. 20-year Study Shows Significant Rise in Childhood Obesity, Especially Among Girls
5. Warm yourself to sleep
6. Scientist Affirm Mom’s Advice - Keep Yourself Wrapped Up To Avoid Cold
7. Salmons own diet sure to affect yours
8. Pop a pill once a month and free yourself from alcoholism
9. Fat Blues: Dimpled Thighs and Rosy Cheeks….Forever yours
10. Tilt the Scales in Your Favor by Simply Weighing Yourself Everyday!
11. Gift Yourself A Healthy Heart
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... A new leadership team for Mid-South Youth Camp, ... Wiley made the announcement Monday night, Feb. 8, prior to the evening session of ... and the creator of GO! Camp, has been named director. Gayle McDonald, currently the ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Ross A. Clevens, ... delighted to welcome a new addition to their growing practice. Beginning this month, ... a nurse practitioner performing cosmetic procedures including injectables, fillers and laser ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... concussion, yet the cause of injury may be one of many possible sources: ... PT Continuing Education Course , Mastering Rehab Solutions for the Complexities ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Steven Douglas Associates is a sponsor ... Event, an upscale fundraiser held in South Florida. The Inaugural What’s Your Taste event ... year the event will be held in a new, more causal format at the ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) , ... February 09, ... ... restoration and reconstruction firm helping businesses recover after a disaster, announced today the ... restoration service companies in Hawaii. , “Investing in like-minded companies who ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... CERS ), Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX ). --> ... Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMS ) and Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Designations become vitally important in the development of targeted treatment ... biologics which are defined as those intended for the safe ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 Antibacterial Drugs ... Forecast 2015 - 2023 ", reveals that the global antibacterial ... from 2015 to 2023 owing to patent expiries of blockbuster ... of 1.30% during the forecast period, the value is anticipated ... in 2023. --> Antibacterial Drugs Market - Global ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... February 10, 2016 --> ... research report "Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Market by Package Type ... Serialization), by Product Type (Tablet, Powder, Cream, Syrup, Aseptic ... MarketsandMarkets, studies the global market during the forecast period of ... at a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: