Monday, November 12, 2007

In Search of a Cure: CNCF Neuroblastoma Forum Unites Families, Leading Medical Experts

In Search of a Cure: CNCF Neuroblastoma Forum Unites Families, Leading Medical Experts

CNCF annual conference to be held July 8-10 in Schaumburg, Illinois; parents have the opportunity to seek out information from leading Neuroblastoma researchers and physicians, and to meet other families struggling with the same issues.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2010

“This conference saved my child’s life,” from an attending parent.

Since 2002, the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation’s Parent & Caregivers Education Forum (https://www. nbhope. org/blogs/nb_conference/archive/2010/03/13/2010-neuroblastoma-conference-for-parents-and-caregivers. aspx) has touched the lives of more than 650 families from across the globe with children suffering from Neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of pediatric cancer. It is the only one of its kind in the world, attracting the leading Neuroblastoma researchers and medical experts, and remains the most important event of the year for Neuroblastoma parents looking for answers and support.

The Eighth Annual event will be held on July 8-10, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield – Schaumburg, 1800 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, Illinois, USA 60173, Tel: +1 847 605 1234 Fax: +1 847 605 0328. For additional details, visit www. nbhope. org.

“The annual CNCF education program is a critical part of our mission,” said Patricia Tallungan, CNCF founder and president. “Parents come from all over the world to seek out information from leading Neuroblastoma researchers and physicians and to meet other families struggling with the same issues. It is without a doubt, our most important initiative of the year.”

A highly interactive agenda defines this year’s conference with researchers and clinicians covering all aspects of Neuroblastoma diagnosis, treatment options and current research. Additionally, a concurrent tract for Angel parents will be offered, providing support from grief experts and counselors. This year’s distinguished list of presenters includes:

  •  Susan Cohn, MD, Comer Children’s Hospital, University of Chicago -- Overview of Neuroblastoma & Intermediate Risk Study Updates
  •  Shakeel Modak, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center -- NK Cell Therapy Update
  •  Giselle Sholler, MD, University of Vermont -- Update on Vermont Trials
  •  Clarke Anderson, MD, City of Hope -- Stem Cell Studies and Update on Transplant Study at COH
  •  David Salsberg, PsyD, New York University Langone Medical Center -- Neuropsychological/Learning Issues Facing NB Children
  •  Yael Mosse, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia -- ALK/ABT Study & Results
  •  Pat Reynolds, MD, PhD Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX -- Update on Fenretinide and Accutane Side Effects
  •  Kate Matthay, MD, University of California, San Francisco -- Overview of NANT trials
  •  Peter Zage, MD, PhD, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center -- 3F8 Trial at M. D. Anderson
  •  Greg Yanik, MD, University of Michigan -- MIBG/Ultratrace Therapy
  •  Melissa Alderfer, PhD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia -- Post Traumatic Stress in Parents and Children
  •  Michael Burke, MD, University of Minnesota -- Oncolytic Virus Trial
Your Support is Essential
In order to ensure the ongoing financial viability of this event and to cover travel expenses for families’ currently in treatment or with financial need, CNCF is seeking event sponsors. For more information on how you can help, please click here (http://www. firstgiving. com/nbhope). CNCF would like to thank Alfonso Soriano of the Chicago Cubs and his Foundation for a generous $7,500 grant for this year’s program.

About Neuroblastoma
Neuroblastoma is a solid tumor cancer that arises in immature nerve cells and strikes mainly infants and toddlers. It is the most common cancer affecting infants with an incidence rate almost double that of leukemia. Its cause is unknown. Nearly 70 percent of children diagnosed with Neuroblastoma have advanced–stage disease. Less than 40 percent of children with advanced stage disease live five years

About Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation
The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (CNCF) is a non-profit national health organization committed to finding a cure for Neuroblastoma through research, education, awareness and advocacy. The premier source for Neuroblastoma information and resources, CNCF initiatives educate the public about a disease dramatically lacking in awareness and funding. It serves as an advocate for families by influencing relevant legislation, as well as a liaison between healthcare providers and families. To learn more, visit www. nbhope. org.

Media Contact:
Lisa DiBenedetto
630-289-0811

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Panama Internet Access for leisure travelers and road warriors is only a click away

Panama Internet Access for leisure travelers and road warriors is only a click away.

Panama Internet access is easy to obtain with prepaid ISP services from InfinitePhone. Net. Today both the business traveler and those on vacation can stay connected no matter where they go in the world.

Northampton, PA (PRWEB) April 15, 2004

InfinitePhone. Net a subsidiary of ProvideTechnology, LLC is helping travelers on their way to Panama obtain remote internet access for their trip before they even pack their suitcase through the use of a product called Toll Free ISP, one of the companyÂ’s services specifically marketed to global travelers.

Jack Spirko, CEO of ProvideTechnology, LLC stated, "Toll Free ISP is a true global roaming internet access solution for people traveling to Panama and more then 100 additional countries. No matter where you travel today you can take dial up internet access along with you. The best part is that because it is a prepaid service you only pay for what you use and you simply refill your account with additional time when it runs low. Think of it like filling the gas tank on your car except it will keep you connected no matter where you go".

Recently InfinitePhone. Net launched a web page located at http://infinitephone. net/ra/panama. php (http://infinitephone. net/ra/panama. php) specifically for travelers bound for Panama. Accounts are available for corporations with multiple users and for individuals as well. Service packages start at only $4.79 for occasional or single user requirements and discounts are provided to high volume clients. Access to the internet can be obtained from over 58,000 global access numbers along with toll free access in many locations.

About InfinitePhone. Net – Infinitephone. Net is a subsidiary of ProvideTechnology, LLC and independent Cognigen Agency based in Northampton PA, that offers services such Broadband Phone Service, On Demand Conference Calling, Stand Alone 800 Numbers, Remote Internet Access, T1 and T3 Services, and Technology Consulting to it’s clients. More information can be found at the company’s website located at www. infinitephone. net and the company’s CEO, Jack Spirko can be reached for comment at, 866-994-1212 or by email at jack@providetechnology. com.

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Pure Protein® Introduces an Innovative new Protein Product to the Marketplace, Protein Gelatin Snacks

Pure Protein® Introduces an Innovative new Protein Product to the Marketplace, Protein Gelatin Snacks

Pure Protein® announces the launch of Pure Protein® Protein Snacks, a ground-breaking protein gelatin sold exclusively through GNC locations.

Ronkonkoma, NY (PRWEB) October 6, 2010

Pure Protein® is extending its broad line of delicious premium protein products with a brand new innovative protein category, Protein Gelatin Snacks. This novel product offers a convenient and fun alternative for consumers looking for a lightweight, sweet protein snack. The product will be sold exclusively through GNC stores for the next six months.
This protein gelatin combines the same consistency and texture that we all know and love, yet it continues the nutritional profile of other Pure Protein® products. Pure Protein® Protein Snacks are high in protein, low in fat and contain no sugar. At only 100 calories, each 6 oz. cup packs an amazing 23 grams of protein, 0 grams of sugar and 0 grams of fat.

With Pure Protein® Protein Snacks, consumers have the option of eating it on the run at room temperature, or traveling with it to the gym or office. It can also be refrigerated and consumed before or after exercise, or in-between meals. The package design continues with Pure Proteins’® brand recognition, showing off a contemporary look and feel, always helping to break through the clutter on and off the shelf. According to Brand Manager Mark Innace, “We’re excited to create this new category of protein snacks and believe there is no other product like it on the market. Pure Protein® is on a quest to harness new sources of protein delivery that make healthy living easier and more convenient for today’s active consumer.”

The new Protein Snacks come in a three-pack package in two delicious flavors --Tropical Fruit and Cherry Punch. The new item will be sold exclusively through GNC which is fully supporting the launch with plenty of publicity including e-mail blasts and in-store product sampling. For more information, visit http://www. pureprotein. net.

About Pure Protein®
As the tagline clearly states, Pure Protein® understands the importance of eating good and looking great, which is why they work hard at creating quality products both inside and out. Pure Protein® offers a premium line of delicious protein products designed to supplement the nutritional needs of men, women and children, with the purest forms of protein necessary for a lean, healthy and strong body.

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BestofFrisco. com -- New Community and Lifestyle Website Launches in Texas

BestofFrisco. com -- New Community and Lifestyle Website Launches in Texas

BestofFrisco. com (BOF) is the newest online lifestyle guide in Frisco, Texas, and is "the best place to be" for advertisers and local consumers. BOF provides locals and travelers alike with the most up-to-date information on Restaurants, Places to Stay, Shopping, Medical and Business Professionals, Services, Weddings and Events, Beauty and Wellness, Real Estate, Local Activities, Community Services, and Kid-Friendly establishments.

Frisco, Texas (PRWEB) November 16, 2007

BestofFrisco. com (BOF) is the newest online lifestyle guide in Frisco, Texas, and is "the best place to be" for advertisers and local consumers. BOF provides locals and travelers alike with the most up-to-date information on Restaurants, Places to Stay, Shopping, Medical and Business Professionals, Services, Weddings and Events, Beauty and Wellness, Real Estate, Local Activities, Community Services, and Kid-Friendly establishments.

BestofFrisco. com helps people simplify their life and make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money by delivering useful features such as video/photo galleries, online reservations, printable coupons, maps, a local event calendar and an eBrochure section available for displaying price lists, menus and much more. "Small and medium size companies in every community need a web presence to be noticed by younger, more web-savvy consumers. It makes sense economically to join a community website that is already actively marketing this segment, gaining maximum exposure for the advertisers," says B. D. 'Bud' Layne, Executive Vice President.

The parent company, Best of Travel, a woman owned business, was established two years ago in Grand Cayman with BestofCayman. com, and launches are planned all over the US and the Caribbean next year. "The website has been a huge success and a major influence on the island for both locals and tourists looking for information online," says owner, Carrie Layne. Carrie graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in advertising and marketing, and has been working in the industry for over 10 years. "I am very excited to come home to the area where I grew up, and kick off the U. S. market launch in Texas."

Frisco is the first city to launch in the U. S., and will be followed by multiple DFW metroplex sites, including BestofPlano. com, BestofRichardson. com, BestofMcKinney. com, BestofSouthLake. com, TheBestofArlington. com, BestofAllen. com, and many more early next year. "Frisco has a great family community, and is one of the fastest growing cities in the US, so we decided to launch here first," says Carrie.

Future plans include expansion to several major cities in the US. All community and travel websites will be linked to the parent company, Best of Travel, to form a unique network for travelers and locals. Best of Travel will be the premier website for information on numerous destinations all over the U. S., Canada, Europe and the Caribbean.

In addition to ranking high in all the major search engines, BestofFrisco. com is launching several unique marketing campaigns locally. Carrie, in describing the Best of Frisco team, says "We are an energetic company and we like to have fun. We have a team of some of the best, and we're ready to go. At the end of the day, you have to love what you're doing and we're having a blast!"

For more information, please contact us by visiting www. BestofFrisco. com.
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