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Increased Public-Private Partnerships, Expanded Role for NCI Needed to Hasten New Cancer Treatments, Reports “The Oncologist”
William B. Baun, an MD Anderson wellness professional, has signed on to help lead workplace-based effort to eliminate cancer as a public health threat.
Experts Urge Action in Light of New Evidence on Effectiveness of Smoking Bans
Potentially life-lengthening cancer therapies could enter clinical trials and ultimately reach cancer patients dramatically faster thanks to legal contract language created by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit group of cancer-fighting CEOs.
NCI joins twenty six other organizations, including two NCI-designated Cancer Centers, that have achieved Gold Standard™ accreditation.
Virtua, US Oncology, Pfizer and Wistar have acheived CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accrediation
Six Organizations Receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation With as Many as 20 More Targeted for Accreditation
Today, two companies, health insurance provider GHI and contract research organization PPD, were accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard
Organization of cancer leaders joins nationwide workplace wellness effort
Duke Medicine, University of North Dakota and Valeant Pharmaceuticals join workplace wellness leadership effort.
The recently issued President's Cancer Panel report, "Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Policy, Program, and Personal Recommendations for Reducing Cancer Risk," highlighted the importance of healthy lifestyle as a means of reducing the risk of cancer.
Former President George H.W. Bush recognized 13 companies for their efforts in preventing cancer in the workplace and their "bold and venturesome" leadership in the overall fight against cancer.
SIX MORE COMPANIES AWARDED "CEO CANCER GOLD STANDARD" THAT PROMOTES WORKPLACE WELLNESS
For the first time, employers are waging a comprehensive, coordinated war on cancer through the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, ™ a U.S. initiative that represents a profound corporate commitment to the health of employees and their families.