Navigation Links
Voices Against Brain Cancer Hosts Contest on Facebook to Recognize Neurosurgeons and Nurses

New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013

Voices Against Brain Cancer announces its annual 2013 VABC Awards – an online contest on the organization’s Facebook page that will award a grant to one neurosurgeon and one nurse who has made significant achievements in the fight against brain cancer.

Voices Against Brain Cancer will award the two finalists with grants. The neurosurgeon’s place of research, whether that be a school, hospital, research center, etc. - will receive a $10,000 grant earmarked for brain cancer research and the nurse’s place of work will receive a $5,000 grant for a brain cancer support program.

Between now and December 30, 2013, VABC is inviting fans to nominate a neurosurgeon and/or a nurse who has helped them in some way or made an impact in the brain cancer community. In order to nominate a candidate, Facebook users must “like” the VABC Facebook page and then make their submissions according to contest rules.

VABC states that it will pick a group of finalists from those nominated and fans can vote for their first choices for neurosurgeon and nurse from January 8-January 15, 2014. The winners will be announced on January 16, 2014 and will be recognized at the 2014 “Annual Sounding Off For A Cure Benefit Concert” in New York City.

Mario Lichtenstein, Founder of VABC, says, “Brain cancer affects thousands of people every year and that number continues to grow. It’s so gratifying to be able to reward the neurosurgeons and nurses who are responsible for making strides in brain cancer research and providing comfort and support for brain cancer patients.”

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, Johns 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:

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends Baseball Coach’s Perseverance to Live a Full Life
2. National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE) to Host 3rd Annual “Not on My Watch” VIP Reception Benefiting Bullying and Suicide Prevention Efforts
3. A New Website for Families to Turn: New Health and Wellness Promotion Website Launched by Family Voices
4. Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends 18-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient for His Positive Outlook and Will to Live
5. Voices Against Brain Cancer to Host Annual “Join the Voices! Run/Walk” in Partnership with New York Road Runners
6. Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends Tech Startup Co-Founder for Positive Outlook Despite Grim Diagnosis
7. Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends Researchers for the Identification of an Important Protein that May Give Insight to More Effective Glioblastoma Treatments
8. Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments On Breakthrough Brain Surgery Technique
9. Redressing Past Wrongs: Changing the Common Rule to Increase Minority Voices in Research
10. Changing the common rule to increase minority voices in research
11. Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on New Way for Cancer Treatments to Gain Access to the Brain
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A Forever Recovery, a ... and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the rehabilitation facility is ... to some of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other breakfast foods. Its ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not ... comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary ... Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. ... Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell ... pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, ... Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it ... (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for people ... Roche is the first IVD company in the U.S ... assessment and management. PCT is a sepsis-specific ... blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , , , WHEN: ... , , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with ... , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice ... Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... industry is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 The vast majority of dialysis patients ... Treatments are usually 3 times a week, with treatment ... travel time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen ... for patients who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly ... rehabilitation centers for some duration of time. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: