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October 19, 2011 - Eli Lilly and Co. became the 100th employer to receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation, recognizing the company’s commitment to reducing cancer risk by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment for their own employees and their covered family members.

February 17, 2011 - American Century Investments has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the company’s commitment to reducing the cancer risk of its employees and their families by encouraging healthy lifestyles and promoting early detection through screenings, and by providing quality care, including access to cancer clinical trials, when a cancer diagnosis becomes a reality.

February 15, 2011 - The CEO Roundtable on Cancer salutes its Founder, President George H. W. Bush, who on Monday, February 15th received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

November 23, 2010 - The latest issue of Harvard Business Review highlighted the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, as an example of a high quality, signature program that can boost the overall effectiveness of a broad spectrum of workplace wellness initiatives.

July 29, 2010 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to reducing the risk of cancer for employees and their families by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

June 21, 2010 - Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), the world's largest healthcare communications group, has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to reducing the risk of cancer for employees and their families by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

June 7, 2010 - Allergan, Inc. has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to taking concrete actions to reduce the cancer risk of its employees and their families through screenings, early detection, and healthy changes in lifestyle and in the workplace.

April 1, 2010 - Quest Diagnostics has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to taking concrete actions to reduce the cancer risk of its employees and their families through screenings, early detection, and healthy changes in lifestyle and in the workplace.

March 29, 2010 - Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to reducing the risk of cancer for its employees and their families by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, by encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and by ensuring access to quality treatment.

February 12, 2010 - "Coach K," Honorary CEO Roundtable on Cancer Member, Mike Krzyzewski, leads the Duke Blue Devils - and the fight against cancer in the workplace.

January 29, 2010 - Judy O’Hagan has been named Chairman of the CEO Cancer Gold Standard Task Force and will help lead a nationwide, workplace-based effort to encourage more companies to reduce the cancer risk for employees and their families through screenings, early detection, and healthy changes in lifestyle.

September 29, 2009 - State Farm has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to taking concrete actions to reduce the cancer risk of its employees and their families through screenings, early detection, and healthy changes in lifestyle and in the workplace.

September 15, 2009 - Aptuit, Inc. has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines.

August 25, 2009 - CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ certification has been awarded to Hogan & Hartson, recognizing the law firm’s commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines.

August 5, 2009 - CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ certification has been awarded to sanofi-aventis, recognizing the company’s commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines.

April 23, 2009 - Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ certification, recognizing the company’s commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines.

April 14, 2009 - Increased Public-Private Partnerships, Expanded Role for NCI Needed to Hasten New Cancer Treatments, Reports “The Oncologist”

February 26, 2009 - William B. Baun, an MD Anderson wellness professional, has signed on to help lead workplace-based effort to eliminate cancer as a public health threat

January 27, 2009 - Experts Urge Action in Light of New Evidence on Effectiveness of Smoking Bans

October 10, 2008 - Potentially life-lengthening cancer therapies could enter clinical trials and ultimately reach cancer patients dramatically faster thanks to legal contract language created by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit group of cancer-fighting CEOs.

October 1, 2008 - NCI joins twenty six other organizations, including two NCI-designated Cancer Centers, that have achieved Gold Standard accreditation....

September 17, 2008 - Virtua, US Oncology, Pfizer and Wistar have acheived CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accrediation

April 18, 2008 - Six Organizations Receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation With as Many as 20 More Targeted for Accreditation

April 17, 2008 - ...two companies, health insurance provider GHI and contract research organization PPD, were accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard

December 6, 2007 - Organization of cancer leaders joins nationwide workplace wellness effort

October 11, 2007 - Duke Medicine, University of North Dakota and Valeant Pharmaceuticals join workplace wellness leadership effort

August 30, 2007 - The recently issued President's Cancer Panel report, "Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Policy, Program, and Personal Recommendations for Reducing Cancer Risk," highlighted the importance of healthy lifestyle as a means of reducing the risk of cancer.

May 21, 2007 - Former President George H.W. Bush recognized 13 companies for their efforts in preventing cancer in the workplace and their "bold and venturesome" leadership in the overall fight against cancer.

January 10, 2007 - SIX MORE COMPANIES AWARDED "CEO CANCER GOLD STANDARD" THAT PROMOTES WORKPLACE WELLNESS

April 18, 2006 - For the first time, employers are waging a comprehensive, coordinated war on cancer through the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, ™ a U.S. initiative that represents a profound corporate commitment to the health of employees and their families.