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2022

Cary, NC - November 22, 2022

MD Anderson received the 2022 Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Award at the CEO Roundtable’s Annual Meeting and Conference on Nov. 1. Merck and Dr. Granger each were honored with the Spirit of Health Award.

Cary, NC - July 20, 2022

Three new companies have earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, recognizing their focus on building a healthier workplace by focusing on cancer risk reduction, early detection, access to clinical trials, and high-quality care.

Cary, NC - July 12, 2022

Five new companies have joined the CEO Roundtable on Cancer and its campaign to do something more about cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for their employees, their families, and their communities.

Cary, NC - June 14, 2022

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer (CEORT) Board of Directors today announced that William C. Louv, PhD, will lead the organization as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately, and it has elected two new Directors: David M. Reese, MD, Executive Vice President of R&D at Amgen, and Major General Elder Granger, MD, President and CEO of THE 5Ps, LLC.

Cary, NC - February 04, 2022

Charles A. Sanders Award presented to Amgen and CEO Robert A. Bradway and former Glaxo Wellcome CEO Robert A. Ingram;.Spirit of Health Award goes to B&C Associates Inc. Founder and CEO Robert J. Brown.

Cary, NC - January 13, 2022

Collaboration with HBCUs, HSIs, Merck, Amgen and SAS Elevates Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, Quality Treatment Addressing Disparities in Health

2021

Cary, NC - July 28, 2021

A paper outlining consensus disease definitions for neurological toxicities in cancer patients undergoing immune checkpoint inhibitor treatment was published this week in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC) by a team of physicians at 16 institutions. Neurologists and oncologists at Massachusetts General Hospital with support from scientists at Project Data Sphere® led the team to deliver the first consensus-based definitions of disease and severity criteria for any immune-related toxicity. 

Cary, NC - May 24, 2021

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has elected Scott White, Company Group Chairman for North America at the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to its Board of Directors.

Cary, NC - May 18, 2021

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited BeiGene, Ltd., a global biotechnology company with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - May 17, 2021

Project Data Sphere’s open access data platform has achieved a major milestone: Boosting the impact of oncology research by contributing to publication of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles that impact research and clinical practice.

Cary, NC - March 25, 2021

CARY, NC (March 25, 2021) -- The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has elected to its Board of Directors Dr. Belén Garijo, Vice Chair of the Executive Board and Deputy CEO of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Dr. Peter WT Pisters, president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

 

Cary, NC - January 27, 2021

Dr. Martin J. Murphy has retired from the Board of Directors of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer and been elected Director Emeritus.

2020

High Point, NC - November 20, 2020

High Point University has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer for its commitment to the health of its employees, students and campus community.

Cary, NC - November 10, 2020

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has recognized the healthcare business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, operating as EMD Serono in the US and Canada, with the 2020 Dr. Charles A. Sanders Award for collaborative scientific research in cancer.

Salt Lake City, UT - August 25, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah has earned CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its work to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. HCI is the first employer in Utah and the five-state Mountain West to earn this prestigious designation.SALT LAKE CITY – Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah has earned CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its work to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. HCI is the first employer in Utah and the five-state Mountain West to earn this prestigious designation.

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