New Compound Shows Potential for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

An investigation from the University of Michigan has found a new compound that shows potential for new therapies aimed at breast cancer.  This news is exciting for the fight against breast cancer, but also for all of us at Think Pink Rocks due to our success with raising funds for this breakthrough research. I’ve got an article for you on this ground breaking research being done at Michigan University.  I am proud to inform you that this is one of the studies your donations to Think Pink Rocks is funding. Our ability to contribute to this research is from donations we receive all year round.  So at Think Pink Rocks we want to thank you, and share with you this huge advancement. You can read all about this work in a great article by Nicole Fawcett the manager of cancer communication.  

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Join Think Pink Rocks At The 2016 Squat-A-Thon

                About Think Pink Rocks We are a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness about early detection of and genetic testing for breast cancer and to provide funding for screening, treatment and research. Did You Know? A woman’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer is greatly increased if she carries the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation (Breast Cancer Gene Mutation) Men who carry these mutations also have an increased risk of developing breast and prostate cancer The Delray Beach Open And Purlife Delray Squat-A-Thon In Support Of Think Pink Rock!      Think Pink Rocks Breast Cancer Organization is proud to be a charity partner with Purlife fitness center Delray Beach and the Delray beach Tennis Open.  This February, together we have organized a very fun event to support breast cancer awareness and fundraising.  A Squat-A-Thon, hosted at the beautiful and welcoming Purlife Delray Beach.  This allows us to provide guaranteed Squat-A-Thon entries to people who commit to make a donation of $25 or more for Think Pink Rocks.  A limited number of entries are available, so sign up now! What is My Fundraising Commitment? Each participant commits to a minimum of a $25 fundraising pledge to be a part of the 2016 Squat-A-Thon.  Applicants are required to provide credit card information as a guarantee. Your registration with Team Think Pink Rocks includes: 1)    Guaranteed entry into the 2016 Squat-A-Thon at Purlife Delray Beach 2)    A Team Think Pink Rocks racing t-shirt Event Details  Date: Saturday February 6th 2016 Time: 8:00 am-2:00 pm Location: Purlife Delray Beach Fitness Center Address: 45 NE 2nd ave, Delray Beach, Florida Phone number: 561-852-9200 More about Purlife Delray Beach Fitness Center Experience PurLife Delray Beach Fitness Center and take your health to the next level. Helping you achieve the results you desire and maximizing your health is the driving force at PurLife. Our advanced approach to helping you fulfill your fitness ambitions keeps us ahead of the game and you ahead of your goals. At our Delray Beach Fitness Center, we create strategies and performance regimens that will produce your signature look and optimal health. From the moment you step into our power-packed fitness center, you’ll understand what the purlife is all about. Our philosophy of fitness is focused on you. The purTeam has crafted a custom group of fitness options to enhance your personal goals from purBootCamp, purCardio, purEndurance, purFlex,purMind and purPower.

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How the U.S. Pays 3 Times More for Drugs

U.S. prices for the world’s 20 top-selling medicines are, on average, three times higher than in Britain, according to an analysis carried out for Reuters. Read the full article at Scientific American here

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Hospital Workers Often Transfer Germs When Removing Gloves, Gowns

Florescent lotion and black light revealed that health care workers often contaminate their skin and clothing while removing their protective gear, researchers say. Read the full article at Scientific America here

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Woman Gives Birth after Childhood Ovarian Tissue Transplant

The birth marks the first in the world of a healthy child after doctors restored the mother’s fertility by transplanting ovarian tissue that was removed and frozen when she was a child Read More: Woman Gives Birth after Childhood Ovarian Tissue Transplant

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MERS Virus’s Ability to Jump from Animals to Humans Puzzles Scientists

A new outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome, in South Korea, has put a spotlight on the lack of detailed knowledge about how the virus spreads. Read More: MERS Virus’s Ability to Jump from Animals to Humans Puzzles Scientists

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