Navigation Links
Statement by Lance Armstrong on Cancer Diagnosis of Senator Kennedy
Date:5/20/2008

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lance Armstrong Foundation today released the following statement by its founder and chairman regarding Senator Ted Kennedy's brain cancer diagnosis:

"We learned today that Senator Kennedy, a champion for healthcare and a tireless warrior in the battle against cancer, is himself facing this disease. I have no doubt that Senator Kennedy will fight his battle with the same dignity and strength that have shaped his lifelong service to this nation and the health of its citizens.

"I am fortunate that my mission in life and that of the Lance Armstrong Foundation is shared by one of America's great leaders and I am proud to be working with Chairman Kennedy to renew the war against cancer.

"The timing of this news comes just as Senator Kennedy is leading the creation of bipartisan legislation to renew the fight against a killer that claims more than 560,000 American lives every year. And in honor of Senator Kennedy, the time for a national call to action in the war against cancer is now.

"During my recent testimony to the Senate HELP committee, I recalled that Senator Kennedy spoke to me years ago with great feeling about his son Teddy Jr.'s childhood battle with bone cancer. I will never forget the Senator's deep pride in his son's courage as he overcame the obstacles of living with this disease.

"I am certain that his family feels the same pride in Senator Kennedy's courage and dedicated service to the 12 million Americans who also live with cancer. Senator Kennedy embodies the LIVESTRONG philosophy and has my and my family's full support as he begins his battle."


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Lance Armstrong Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Huntsworth plc Releases Interim Statement on First Quarter 2008
2. American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association Clarification of Statement on Cardiovascular Evaluation and Monitoring of Children and Adolescents With Heart Disease Receiving Medications for ADHD
3. AARP Statement on Governors Bill for Prescription Drug Marketing Reform and Transparency
4. Statement from Larry Minnix, President & CEO American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, On the Government Accountability Offices (GAO) Nursing Home Oversight Report
5. Pharmacyclics Files Schedule 14D-9 Statement with Securities and Exchange Commission
6. Statement from NARAL Pro-Choice Pennsylvania on NARAL Pro-Choice Americas Endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for President
7. AHIP Statement on CMS Proposed Medicare Marketing Regulations
8. NCPA Statement on Sense of Congress Resolution Opposing FDA Restrictions on Estriol Usage
9. A Statement from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on 2008 Update to the U.S. Public Health Service Guideline on Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
10. Statement by UHW President Sal Rosselli on SEIU Threat to Sue UHW Leaders
11. Pelosi Statement on Cover the Uninsured Week
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2014)... Weight Destroyer , a weight ... Michael Wren that has already helped tens of thousands ... conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and accelerated ... an investigative review. , “Weight Destroyer is totally ... by showing people what is truly effective when it ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Villa del ... resort did not experience any damage in relation to ... and activities available. , Hurricane Odile struck Cabo San ... wind, rain and powerful surf conditions. Located on the ... Islands of Loreto experienced some heavy rain, but no ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... On Monday, September 22, Loma Linda ... research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels at a ... located on 11234 Anderson St., in Loma Linda. The ... Associate Professor at Loma Linda University and Director of ... children. , Loma Linda University Medical Center ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... The avian flu that killed 160 harbor seals in ... drops and therefore poses a potential threat to humans, ... illnesses have been linked to the harbor seal virus, ... natural mutations to the avian H3N8 seal virus that ... droplets. Current seasonal flu vaccines wouldn,t help in ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 20, 2014 New PharmaPoint ... Market Analysis to 2023?. The asthma market saw ... it has become saturated with relatively efficacious standard ... (ICSs), inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta-agonists (ICS/LABAs), and ... generic competition. However, the launch of seven novel ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Weight Destroyer: Review Exposes Michael Wren’s Guide to Effective Weight Loss and Improved Health 2Health News:Weight Destroyer: Review Exposes Michael Wren’s Guide to Effective Weight Loss and Improved Health 3Health News:Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Fully Functioning After Hurricane 2Health News:Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Fully Functioning After Hurricane 3Health News:Loma Linda University Medical Center Receives $250,000 Research Grant From Hyundai Hope On Wheels In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2Health News:Loma Linda University Medical Center Receives $250,000 Research Grant From Hyundai Hope On Wheels In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 3Health News:Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People 2Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4
... Plavix trial shows double dosage best for angioplasty ... they digest the latest news on what dose of ... are looking at the next generation of clot-busters that ... buzz among cardiologists at last week,s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics ...
... Communication woes still plague medical system, researchers find ... an advanced, computerized medical-record system with alerts cannot ... when imaging tests turn up signs of trouble, ... that an electronic medical record that facilitates transmission ...
... but any amount helps, experts say , MONDAY, Sept. 28 ... obese may triple the chances of eliminating their sleep problems ... 10 percent of their body weight was enough to bring ... the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University ...
... Neurology suggests that impaired kidney function is a ... The study, conducted by researchers at Rush University Medical ... cognition related to memory functions. Damage to one of ... associated emotions and other contextual knowledge, is often the earliest ...
... ANN ARBOR, Mich.---The Great Depression had a silver lining: During ... years, according to a University of Michigan study published in ... Academy of Sciences . Life expectancy rose from 57.1 ... analysis by ,U-M researchers Jos A. Tapia Granados and Ana ...
... Mich. (Sept. 28, 2009) Van Andel Research ... ways to treat Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a bone marrow disease ... United States, and that sometimes results in acute myeloid leukemia. ... the disease,s progression and could prove to be a therapeutic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Clot-Busting Therapy Under Review 2Health News:Clot-Busting Therapy Under Review 3Health News:Docs Miss Test Results -- Even With Alerts 2Health News:When Pounds Go, Sleep Apnea May Improve 2Health News:When Pounds Go, Sleep Apnea May Improve 3Health News:Impaired kidney function linked to cognitive decline in elderly 2Health News:U-M study: Life and death during the Great Depression 2Health News:U-M study: Life and death during the Great Depression 3Health News:Van Andel Institute researchers find gene that could lead to new therapies for bone marrow disease 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Research and ... addition of the "Global Gynecological Devices ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , ... into wide categories based on their operations. ... of different gynecological conditions that affect the ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  The board of ... declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share.  ... 17, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close ... AbbVie AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed ... is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  For Cloud Pharmaceuticals, ... design and development, partnering is an integral part ... to design new drugs and identify early stage, ... to further their development. The company also partners ... support this business model, Cloud Pharmaceuticals will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Gynecological Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Boston Scientific, CooperSurgical, Ethicon, Hologic, Medtronic, Olympus and Stryker 2Global Gynecological Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Boston Scientific, CooperSurgical, Ethicon, Hologic, Medtronic, Olympus and Stryker 3Cloud Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnering Sessions and Presentation Schedule 2
... Mass. and SYDNEY, Dec. 2, 2010 HeartWare International, ... leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies ... today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to ... & Obesity Conference on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at ...
... Dec. 2, 2010 Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a ... approval and launch of its topotecan hydrochloride for ... innovator,s patent expiry.  Sagent,s topotecan is available in ... latest product to feature Sagent,s proprietary PreventIV Measures™ ...
Cached Medicine Technology:HeartWare to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Cardio/Diabetes & Obesity Conference 2Sagent Pharmaceuticals Adds to Its Oncology Portfolio With Launch of Topotecan Hydrochloride for Injection 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: