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2022

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.

Cary, NC - July 13, 2020

Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol Myers Squibb, based in Princeton, NJ, has earned the prestigious global CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its ongoing commitment to reduce cancer risk for employees and their family members around the world.

Cary, NC - June 29, 2020

(June 29, 2020) – The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™, the employer-led health and wellness accreditation program of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, is now helping more than seven million employees and their family members prevent and address cancer through workplace-based programming. This year, 18 Gold Standard employers mark their ten-year anniversary as Gold Standard employers, having maintained a strong commitment to the health of their employees and satisfying the latest, comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard. 

Cary, NC - May 06, 2020

Anne Arundel Medical Center has earned CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its work to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

2019

Cary, NC - December 10, 2019

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer (CEORT) today announced the appointment of K. Andrew Crighton, MD to serve as chief executive officer, beginning in January 2020.  Dr. Crighton will succeed founding CEO, Martin J. Murphy, DMedSc, PhD, who will remain with the organization as a member of the board of directors and leader of several vital projects.

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