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CARY, NC - April 23, 2009

Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ certification, recognizing the company’s commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines.

CARY, NC - April 14, 2009

Increased Public-Private Partnerships, Expanded Role for NCI Needed to Hasten New Cancer Treatments, Reports “The Oncologist”

Cary, NC - February 26, 2009

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.

Cary, NC - January 26, 2009

Experts Urge Action in Light of New Evidence on Effectiveness of Smoking Bans


CARY, NC - October 10, 2008

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.

Cary, NC - October 01, 2008

NCI joins twenty six other organizations, including two NCI-designated Cancer Centers, that have achieved Gold Standard™ accreditation.

CARY, NC - September 17, 2008

Virtua, US Oncology, Pfizer and Wistar have acheived CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accrediation

CARY, NC - April 18, 2008

Six Organizations Receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation With as Many as 20 More Targeted for Accreditation

Cary, NC - April 17, 2008

Today, two companies, health insurance provider GHI and contract research organization PPD, were accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard


Cary, NC - December 06, 2007

Organization of cancer leaders joins nationwide workplace wellness effort

Cary, NC - October 11, 2007

Duke Medicine, University of North Dakota and Valeant Pharmaceuticals join workplace wellness leadership effort.

Cary, NC - August 30, 2007

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.

Cary, NC - May 21, 2007

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.

CARY, NC - January 10, 2007



CARY, NC - April 18, 2006

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.