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Carnival Corporation Breaks the Million-Dollar Mark at Its 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life by Raising Over $500,000

Carnival becomes the second U.S. Corporate Relay For Life donor to give a cumulative $1 million contribution to fight cancer
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MIAMI, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Foundation, the charitable arm of Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), held its third Corporate Relay For Life fundraiser Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for American Cancer Society. With the more than $500,000 raised at the event, including a $100,000 donation from the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation, Carnival became the second U.S. company to surpass the million-dollar mark through individual and team employee fundraising.

Walgreens, Susan G. Komen and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Collaborate to Support Research in Tough-to-Treat Cancers and Increase Access to Care

$25M, multi-year commitment builds on Walgreens efforts to improve the health and well-being of people living with cancer nationwide
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DEERFIELD, Ill., DALLAS and RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2019 – Walgreens announced today a new collaboration with Susan G. Komen and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to enable research in tough-to-treat cancers and increase access to care with a pledge to contribute more than $25 million to the organizations, collectively, over the next five years.

VIDEO: June is #SubaruLovestoCare Month

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This June, Subaru, our retailers, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are working together through the Subaru Loves to Care initiative to spread hope, love, and warmth to those fighting cancer through gestures of caring.

Learn more about the Subaru Loves to Care initiative here.

Partners in Purpose: My Special Aflac Duck is Helping Kids With Cancer

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On average, children with cancer will spend 1,000 days undergoing treatment. Knowing this can be a scary and difficult time for young patients, Aflac partnered with Sproutel to develop "My Special Aflac Duck." The duck is designed to be a comfort and help children share their emotions. The robotic companion recently earned SXSW's People Choice Award in the Robotics & Hardware category in addition to previous accolades from TIME Magazine and Engadget. 

VIDEO | Aflac Cancer Center: Ethan's Story

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Kids like Ethan are why Aflac has been a corporate ally for the childhood cancer community for 24 years. Through innovative research and helping provide peace of mind to patients and their families, Aflac’s commitment to helping find a cure for pediatric cancer holds strong. Every child deserves a lifetime.

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Empowering Cancer Warriors Everywhere

The Need for LIVESTRONG's Work Is Greater Now More Than Ever.
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“With cancer survivorship expected to increase more than 35% over the next decade, the need for LIVESTRONG is greater now more than ever. Keep helping us fight the fight, the fight that impacts millions of lives each year. Together, we can and will change the way the world fights cancer.” – Greg Lee, LIVESTRONG President & CEO

Going the Extra Mile for Patients

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For Darcy Doege, R.N., B.S.N., of the Levine Cancer Institute, finding cancer early in patients means hitting the road.

Darcy is the Program Coordinator for the Lung B.A.S.E.S. 4 Life Program for the Charlotte-based cancer center, which launched the first mobile lung screening unit in the U.S. in 2017. This innovative idea was built to increase the early detection of lung cancer for underserved populations across North and South Carolina, thanks to a grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Kite Employees Assemble Care Packages for Families Affected by Cancer

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Last week, our Kite employees volunteered at Family Reach, assembling 400 care packages for families affected by cancer.

Family Reach is a non-profit organization that works with 300 hospitals and cancer centers nationwide to support families who are battling cancer through financial aid and education.

Click here to learn more about Family Reach's mission.

Read more about Gilead's commitment to supporting communities.

Aflac Japan Primary Sponsor of “Gold Ribbon Walking” Events, Enhance the Quality of Life for Children With Cancer

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In Japan, Aflac insures 1 out of every 4 household, and Aflac Japan is proud to be the primary sponsor of “Gold Ribbon Walking” events, which the company supports to enhance the quality of life for children with cancer and improving the cure rate.

What a great way to raise awareness for childhood cancer and bring the community together in a big way!

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A Volunteer Opportunity Transforms More Than Cancer Care

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As Pfizer celebrates 15 years of skills-based volunteering through its Global Health Fellows and Teams volunteer programs, which deploy colleagues around the world to work with international development organization partners through long- and short-term assignments, a team member reflects on the impact the program had on his life.

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