Navigation Links
Voices Against Brain Cancer Congratulates Alec Panici on Being Recognized as Caregiver of the Year
Date:5/4/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) May 04, 2013

On May 4, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain tumor research and advocacy, congratulates 24-year old Alec Panici on being recognized as Caregiver of the Year this upcoming Sunday, May 5th, at the Join The Voices! Run/Walk being held in Chicago.

Alec Panici’s younger sister, Lisa, had surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumor in January 2011. Alec put his future on hold to be by Lisa’s side during her nearly two-year fight against brain cancer, which is why he will be recognized as Caregiver of the Year at the inaugural Chicago Voices Against Brain Cancer 5k Run/Walk this upcoming Sunday.

Alec withdrew from Southern Illinois University to be with his sister throughout her battle, driving Lisa to her radiation sessions, taking her to the gym, and just spending time with her. Lisa succumbed to the cancer on December 26, 2012 with her brother by her side.
Alec’s mother, father and older brother will also attend this weekend’s run, along with their 50-member team called Dig Panici, which has risen over $6,000 for brain cancer research.

Michael Klipperman, chairman of Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to glioblastoma research and advocacy, praises Alec and all other family members whose loved ones are battling cancer. “We make it a point to honor the caregivers of brain cancer patients because they are the unsung heroes behind brain cancer, and they need to know that all that they sacrifice is appreciated not only by their loved ones but by the entire VABC community.”

VABC has a wide variety of initiatives in place for brain cancer research, awareness and support. The organization’s research grants fund cutting-edge research programs that will have a monumental impact on the diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer. VABC currently funds research at several esteemed institutions such as Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, John Hopkins, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and Yale, to name a few.

VABC's mission is to find a cure for brain cancer by advancing scientific research, increasing awareness within the medical community and supporting patients, their families and caregivers afflicted with this devastating disease.

For press inquiries, please contact: 5W Public Relations at 5wpr.com.

#####

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10696837.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on New Discovery That May Help MDs Diagnose and Treat Certain Pediatric Brain Tumors
2. Experts discuss ways to embed patient voices and values in clinical research
3. Voices Against Brain Cancer Responds to Research Identifying New Way Doctors Can Detect Whether Breast Cancer Will Spread to Brain
4. Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on New Study Claiming Fat Tissue Stem Cells can Fight Brain Cancer
5. Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends Brain Cancer Patient Iram Leon for Winning a Marathon
6. Voices Against Brain Cancer Offers Support to Songwriter Battling Brain Cancer
7. Voices Against Brain Cancer Responds to Research Identifying Contributing Factor in Brain Tumors
8. Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends Andrew Bauer For Raising Awareness About Brain Cancer
9. Factoring Receivables & Factoring Invoices Experts Universal Funding Announces Move
10. Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on Link Between Cell Phone Use and Brain Cancer
11. Yakima Traumatic Injury Lawyer Mariano Morales Voices Support for Brain Injury Awareness Month
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/17/2017)... Ocala, FL (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 ... ... of software tools that allow for the electronic prescribing of controlled and non-controlled ... , Ninety percent of pharmacies in the United States now accept electronic ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... Carol Francis' goals for each and every seminar, session and class she ... demonstrate five different brainwave tools which help energize creativity, focus mental functions, enhance ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Access today announced that ... Orlando, Fla., February 19-23. Visitors to the company’s booth (#1778) will be the ... patient signatures solution in healthcare . , Since it first introduced Electronic ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Pharmica Consulting ... on all facets of clinical trial planning and management. Pharmica discussed the importance ... more. In addition, attendees stopping by Pharmica’s booth were able to demo its ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... Like most hospitals across ... Driven in large part by the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP), the return of ... focus area for hospitals across the nation. While many providers are struggling to leverage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/17/2017)...  In partnership with CitiHope , Panexus ... The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide) has ... worth of medicine to Innovating Health International ... non-profit dedicated to treating chronic diseases and addressing women,s health ... Haiti and providing these medicines to ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... February 17, 2017 On Thursday, ... 500 edged lower at the closing bell, while the ... the 20,000 benchmark. Moreover, five out of nine sectors ... consideration yesterday,s market sentiment, Stock-Callers.com assessed the following Medical ... PLC (NYSE: SNN ), ABIOMED Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... Feb. 16, 2017 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: ... information services, today announced that it has been named ... by Fortune. The annual survey designated ... the "Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services" industry to ... services company to attain the designation. This is the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: