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2015

June 24, 2015

CARY, N.C. (06/24/2015) The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited the School District of Palm Beach County in West Palm Beach, FL with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the District’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

June 01, 2015

Cancer research platform sees intensive first-year data collection effort
followed by peer-reviewed research publication

CARY, NC (June 1, 2015) – Following its one-year launch anniversary and the achievement of its goal of including data from 25,000 patient lives, Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), marked the publication of several peer-reviewed articles using academic and industry cancer clinical trial data from this innovative research library-laboratory.

May 11, 2015

CARY, NC (May 11, 2015) – Since its launch one year ago, Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), achieved its key 12-month goal of including data from 25,000 patient lives as part of its broader aim to share, integrate and analyze historical patient level, comparator arm data from academic and industry cancer clinical trials to drive innovation and accelerate research. The broad-access approach of the Project Data Sphere® platform, www.ProjectDataSphere.org, is bringing together diverse minds and technology to help unleash the full potential of existing clinical trial data and speed innovation by generating collective insights that may lead to improved trial design, modeling of disease progression and endpoints and entirely new research gleaned from applying advanced analytic technology to existing data.

April 06, 2015

CARY, N.C. (04/06/2015) The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) in Pittsburgh, PA with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the association’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

April 03, 2015

CARY, NC (04/03/2015) The CEO Roundtable on Cancer proudly recognizes the State of Oklahoma as the first State in the country to earn CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

March 17, 2015

CARY, N.C. (03/17/2015) The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited AREVA Med with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the company’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

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.

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