MEDFIELD, Mass., Oct. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Symbollon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:SYMBA) ( www.symbollon.com ) in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, beginning October 1, 2010 Phoenix area radio station, KEZ, and one of its sponsors, the Scottsdale Medical Imaging, have created "Shopping 4 the Cause". Throughout the month of October, KEZ listeners are invited to shop at our partnering businesses where a portion of their shopping will go directly to breast cancer research at the Mayo Clinic. Other participating partner companies in the Shop 4 the Cause program are: Safeway, Hi-Health, Liberty Buick, Liberty GMC and Peoria Kia.

Paul Desjourdy, President and CEO of Symbollon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stated that, "We are thrilled to be participating in the Shop 4 the Cause program. We have entered into an exclusive vendor agreement with the Hi-Health stores to sell Iogen™ in the Arizona retail markets. During the month of October, Symbollon will donate a part of its proceeds to breast cancer research as part of the Shop 4 the Cause Program." He went on to say that "Hi-Health Stores sell the highest quality health foods, nutritional supplements and provide extensive education to their customers throughout their 47 retail stores chain in Arizona.  Hi-Health's staff constantly strive to ensure that the health and nutrition information they provide is based on respected scientific studies. Iogen™ is the first dietary supplement formulated to promote breast health for women. Iogen™ has been clinically tested in over 2,000 women with fibrocystic breast disease, including breast pain and tenderness and benign breast lumps and cysts."

Clear Channel/Phoenix President and Market Manager Jeff England said, "It is most gratifying when we are able to bring listeners, clients, and KEZ together for a great cause."

Sean Johnson, General Sales Manager for KEZ had this to say, "We know our listeners love to shop, and we want to give them a way to take part in this important cause, while doing the things they love to do anyways in their daily lives. Shopping…and helping to fight breast cancer…what could be more KEZ?" Log on to KEZ999.com, keyword; Shopping, for details on what each partner is contributing to Shopping 4 the Cause.