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2015

March 16, 2015

Project Data Sphere, LLC, and Sage Bionetworks in collaboration with the multi-institutional DREAM Challenges Initiative, launch Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge to improve prediction of survival, disease progression and treatment toxicity in advanced disease

February 18, 2015

CARY, N.C. (February 16, 2015)--The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Companies in Burlington, MA with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the company’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - January 26, 2015

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer salutes Coach Mike Krzyzewski on his 1000th victory, further solidifying his legacy as the winningest men's basketball coach in NCAA Division I history. In addition to his recent history-making win, Coach K’s trailblazing resume includes leading the U.S. men's national basketball team to gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2010 and 2014 FIBA World Championships and serving as assistant coach for the Olympic gold medal-winning “Dream Team” in 1992.

2014

December 18, 2014

CARY, NC (December 18, 2014) Celgene Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Summit, New Jersey, has earned the prestigious global CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation. This accreditation recognizes the Company’s worldwide commitment to reducing cancer risk by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring broad access to innovative cancer therapies that are extending lives, improving quality of life and increasing productivity for employees and their family members around the globe.

November 11, 2014

CARY, NC (November 11, 2014) – The CEO Roundtable on Cancer presented AstraZeneca and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center with the 2014 Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Awards in recognition of their innovative and collaborative work on Project Data Sphere, LLC, an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium.

October 06, 2014

CARY, NC (October 6, 2014) The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Cambridge, MA with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the company’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

October 01, 2014

CARY, N.C. (October 1, 2014) The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, N.Y. with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - September 05, 2014

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer and its Life Sciences Consortium are inviting nominations for the Dr. Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences Award which will be presented at CEO Roundtable-XIII, the organization’s annual meeting in November, 2014.

August 22, 2014

Project Data Sphere, LLC has appointed Kald Abdallah, MD, PhD as Chief Project Data Sphere Officer, charging him with continuing the rapid development of www.ProjectDataSphere.org which is providing broad access to cancer research databases, enabling unprecedented research collaboration to solve complex scientific problems.

August 11, 2014

CARY, N.C. (August 11, 2014) – The CEO Roundtable on Cancer today announced that Amgen, Inc., one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation. This achievement recognizes employers’ commitment to reducing cancer risk by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment for employees and covered family members.

June 26, 2014

CARY, NC (June 26, 2014) – At the fourth annual Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium in personalized cancer medicine, it was announced that the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accepted membership in this global cancer research collaborative, joining stakeholders from North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East seeking to address the challenge of increasing the efficacy of genetically-targeted cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.

June 11, 2014

CARY, NC (June 11, 2014) – At its annual Gala held at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC, Project HOPE presented its 2014 Global Health Impact Award to the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. The Global Health Impact Award provides Project HOPE with the opportunity to honor a peer non-profit organization achieving significant advances in global health. In addition to its ongoing, global, workplace health and wellness efforts through its CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation program, Project HOPE noted the leadership of the CEO Roundtable in promoting much-needed sharing of critical clinical trial data in oncology.

May 19, 2014

CARY, NC (May 19, 2014) Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, MD is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Carroll Hospital Center with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard recognizing their efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

April 08, 2014

CARY, NC (April 8, 2014) – Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), announced today the launch of a new data sharing platform (www.ProjectDataSphere.org), with the goal of advancing research to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families around the world. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer was established in 2001 with the mandate to bring bold and imaginative solutions to cancer care.

March 24, 2014

CARY, NC (March 24, 2014) - The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, GA with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the hospital’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

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