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2013

Cary, NC - April 18, 2013

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited OhioHealth with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ , recognizing the health care system’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - April 17, 2013

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited Baylor Health Care System with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™. The Gold Standard recognizes Baylor’s 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 providing access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - April 16, 2013

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited Harris Health System with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™. The Gold Standard recognizes Harris Health System’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

2012

Cary, NC - November 20, 2012

The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited HSPH with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ recognizing their efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - November 05, 2012

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its patient treatment organization, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, have received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organizations’ extraordinary commitment to the health of their employees and their families.

Cary, NC - October 11, 2012

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium has initiated Project Data Sphere, a collaborative effort to create a shared platform where clinical trials data will become available to researchers for further studies that will speed cancer research. Project Data Sphere is bringing life sciences organizations, health advocacy groups, medical data standards organizations, contract research companies, universities, and technology providers together to create a data sharing environment that aims to honor patient participation in research trials by using historic research findings to aid in developing more effective therapies for future patients.

Cary, NC - October 03, 2012

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited UT Southwestern with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ recognizing their efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - October 02, 2012

Astellas Pharma US is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited Astellas with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard recognizing their efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - September 13, 2012

Baptist Health South Florida is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer recently accredited South Florida’s largest faith-based, not-for-profit health care organizations with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ recognizing their efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

Cary, NC - September 11, 2012

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer joined with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China (MOH), and nearly 60 leading enterprises operating in China to issue a joint statement establishing the China-United States Partnership on Smoke-Free Workplaces. The landmark public-private partnership links health and business leaders in an effort to reduce the negative health impacts of tobacco and secondhand smoke. The effort stems in part from the Ministry of Health’s recent “China Report on the Health Hazards of Smoking” which stated that more than one million deaths are caused by tobacco each year in China. The report followed the 2011 United Nations High Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases which encouraged employers to establish more comprehensive tobacco-free workplace policies.

2011

CARY, NC - October 19, 2011

Eli Lilly and Co. became the 100th employer to receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation, recognizing the company’s commitment to reducing cancer risk by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment for their own employees and their covered family members.

Cary, NC - February 17, 2011

American Century Investments has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the company’s commitment to reducing the cancer risk of its employees and their families by encouraging healthy lifestyles and promoting early detection through screenings, and by providing quality care, including access to cancer clinical trials, when a cancer diagnosis becomes a reality.

Cary, NC - February 15, 2011

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer salutes its Founder, President George H. W. Bush, who on Monday, February 15th received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

2010

CARY, NC - November 23, 2010

The latest issue of Harvard Business Review highlighted the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, as an example of a high quality, signature program that can boost the overall effectiveness of a broad spectrum of workplace wellness initiatives.

Cary, NC - July 29, 2010

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s commitment to reducing the risk of cancer for employees and their families by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.

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