Navigation Links
Halos of Hope, ASTRO partner to raise awareness of cancer survivorship
Date:10/15/2009

As part of its continued effort to give back to the communities in the cities visited during its annual scientific meeting, the Fairfax, Va.-based American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is partnering with Halos of Hope to raise awareness of cancer survivorship.

Halos of Hope will work with ASTRO by participating in the Survivor Circle exhibit at ASTRO's 51st Annual Meeting, scheduled for November 1-5, 2009, at McCormick Place West in Chicago. The Survivor Circle was created to recognize those living with a diagnosis of cancer. This year, it will focus on the programs offered by Chicago-area cancer organizations helping patients and their families cope with this disease. Within the Survivor Circle, there is a place for attendees to learn more about Halos of Hope. Halos of Hope received this opportunity, along with a $10,000 grant, through the Survivor Circle Grant Program. It was one of two groups chosen from 10 applications received this year.

"We are excited to work with this up and coming organization," Tim R. Williams, President of ASTRO said. "Our patients and their families rely on the programs offered by groups like Halos of Hope and their program is fully deserving of this grant and the opportunity to educate our members about the work they do to assist those living with cancer."

Pamela Haschke, founder of Halos of Hope said her organization is very appreciative of ASTRO's support.

"Radiation therapy is a key component to any cancer treatment plan. We are honored to receive this grant and believe it will further our mission to support and enhance the patient-caregiver relationship, especially within the radiation oncology community," she said.


'/>"/>

Contact: Beth Bukata
bethb@astro.org
703-839-7332
American Society for Radiation Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Hope, Volume One, a CD benefiting Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), to Be released on June 24, 2008
2. New Online Support Site Offers Hope, Information, and Help for Patients Who Have Suffered a Catastrophic Injury
3. A Conversation About Alzheimers: Woman Shares Story of Love, Hope, Loss and Survival in New Book About Alzheimers Disease
4. Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) in Merger Talks with Mellow Hope, China
5. Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Closes Acquisition of Mellow Hope, China
6. Gastroenterology sets standards for CT colonography
7. ASTRO, Wellness Community South Bay Cities Join to Promote Cancer Survivorship
8. The First Incisionless Transoral Fundoplication for Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux is Performed in the U.S. at Ohio State University and Oregon Health & Science University Medical Centers
9. CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Katherine M. Mastrota, M.S., O.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board
10. Frequently Asked Questions When Considering a Colorectal Cancer Screening Test, From the American College of Gastroenterology
11. Anti-depressant drugs can double risk of gastrointestinal bleeding
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community ... is poised to once again host, Swirl, A Wine Tasting Event at the ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... In ... across the country gathered at the La Valencia Hotel in San Diego, California ... Chicago was named the year’s most outstanding franchise, walking away with the coveted ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... York, New York (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... gym use and find themselves having to wait longer to access the treadmills. It’s ... their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and get in shape by joining gyms, ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Boar’s Head Brand®, one of the nation’s leading providers of ... Take the stress out of your party preparation – follow these easy, yet delicious ... of the game. , “The key to hosting a successful game-day party is creating ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... At its annual meeting held ... as Chairman of the National Board of Directors. Mr. McDermott succeeds former APDA Chairman, ... stated Leslie A. Chambers , APDA President and CEO. “Pat has tirelessly served ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, ... ,Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015, provides ... This report provides comprehensive information on the ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 4, 2016 Frontier Pharma: Chronic Obstructive ... Innovation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... inflammation of the airways and lungs. Persistent breathing ... the disease one of the leading causes of ... the world. COPD is linked to cumulative exposure ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 In response to the opioid abuse epidemic, ... for Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other FDA leaders, ... approach to opioid medications. The plan will focus on policies ... pain access to effective relief. --> ... Re-examine the risk-benefit paradigm for opioids and ensure that the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: