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2014

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.

March 18, 2014

CARY, NC (March 18, 2014) – Bayer HealthCare is leading by example when it comes to promoting healthy lifestyle choices and encouraging workplace wellness. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Bayer HealthCare’s new U.S. headquarters site in Whippany, N.J., with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the firm’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by establishing programs to reduce cancer risk, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

February 03, 2014

CARY, NC (February 3, 2014) – Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY, is leading by example when it comes to promoting healthy lifestyle choices and encouraging workplace wellness. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Putnam Hospital Center with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing the firm’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by establishing programs to reduce cancer risk, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - January 18, 2014

The 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush, traveled to Cameron Indoor Stadium on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC to recognize Duke men’s basketball head coach, Mike Krzyzewski, for his personal commitment and leadership in working toward eliminating cancer as a public health threat.

January 17, 2014

CARY, NC (January 15, 2014) – Latham & Watkins, a leading global law firm, is working with its lawyers and staff to promote healthy lifestyle choices and encourage workplace wellness. The CEO Roundtable on CancerTM has accredited Latham & Watkins with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard recognizing the firm’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by establishing programs to reduce cancer risk, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

January 06, 2014

CARY, NC (January 6, 2013) –The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has recognized the Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

2013

December 13, 2013

CARY, NC (December 13, 2013) – Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the largest U.S. subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, based in Ridgefield, CT, is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has awarded Boehringer Ingelheim with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

December 05, 2013

CARY, NC (December 5, 2013) – North Dakota State College of Science is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has awarded the North Dakota State College of Science with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

November 19, 2013

CARY, NC (November 19, 2013) – Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey’s oldest and largest health insurer, is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has awarded Horizon with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

September 24, 2013

State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has awarded SUNY Upstate with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

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