Monday, August 31, 2009

N.E.D. = No Evidence of Disease


N.E.D. is a rock band with a purpose. That's how they were described to me in a recent email.

Photo Credit: Craig LaCourt


"The group is comprised of six musically talented gynecologic cancer surgeons hailing from all four corners of the U.S. (N.E.D. is an acronym for "No Evidence of Disease"-a phrase that every gynecologic oncologist hopes to tell a patient after undergoing cancer treatment.) The band's mission is to enhance knowledge about the disease, bring hope through rhythm for women undergoing treatment, and raise awareness & money for the fight against women's reproductive cancers."

According to the website Race to End Women's Cancer, every seven minutes a woman hears the diagnosis of a gynecologic cancer. About 80,000 women each year. The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation is dedicated to gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.

Click here to read more from the email about the band, the 5k Race, the cause, and especially to learn how you can WIN the CD.


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4 comments:

Esme said...

I know you are awake at this late hour-please stop by for some lemonade.

xoxo

Nina said...

That's a really awesome concept for a band! Thanks for sharing!

SE'LAH... said...

what a great concept, and cause.

this is wonderful. thanks for sharing. gotta check them out.

Anali said...

esme - Actually I went to sleep early! But thanks for the award!

nina - You're welcome! I thought it was pretty cool too.

se'lah - I hope they get a lot of support.

 
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