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New Agreements to Expand Access to 20 Lifesaving Cancer Medicines for Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Cancer Access Partnership is expected to result in a 59 percent savings on procured cancer medicines
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June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) today announced agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Novartis, and Mylan to expand access to 20 lifesaving cancer treatments in 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Purchasers are expected to save an average of 59 percent for medicines procured through the agreements.

Men's Health Month and Melanoma

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This year, an estimated 60,190 adult men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with melanoma, the 5th most common cancer among that group.

During Men's Health Month, encourage the male loved ones in your life to learn about risk factors and prevention for this type of cancer: https://lnkd.in/esdAYFU

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Alkermes Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support Innovative Programs Helping Vulnerable Patient Communities

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- Special Edition of Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program Designed to Support COVID-19-Related Needs of People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer -

- Applications Now Open for Submission Through May 20, 2020 -

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- Special Edition of Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program Designed to Support COVID-19-Related Needs of People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer -

- Applications Now Open for Submission Through May 20, 2020 -

4 Questions for a Scientist Working on a Revolutionary CAR-T Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

By Jessica Brown
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The early data results seemed almost too good to be true.

That's what Sen Zhuang, M.D., Ph.D.,  Vice President, Oncology Clinical Research, Janssen Research & Development, was thinking at a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) last summer.

Meet Dale, Breast Cancer Patient & Advocate

A When Cancer Grows Old Initiative Story
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The world’s population is aging more quickly than ever before. By 2050, the number of people over 60 is expected to double. People with cancer are also growing older. Approximately 37% of new cancer cases around the world are diagnosed in people older than 70, and 

Championing Global Health: Walgreens Boots Alliance New Global Sustainability Report Details Support for People Living With Cancer and Efforts to Improve Child and Maternal Health

Company Continues Progress on Reducing Carbon Footprint
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February 18, 2020 - Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the publication of its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details the company’s global sustainability initiatives, including efforts to improve access to quality healthcare, deliver support programs for people living with cancer and reduce its carbon footprint.

On World Cancer Day, a Call for United Action in Africa

by Dr. Isaac Adewole
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Cancer is a worldwide problem. But in Africa, the disease poses a particularly complex set of challenges. 

Many Africans consider cancer a death sentence and so don’t seek treatment for symptoms. Or they know they don’t have the money or adequate insurance coverage to pay for expensive care. Even those who do seek help may visit three or four doctors, who typically aren’t cancer specialists, before receiving an accurate diagnosis. These delays can be lethal.

Cracking the Genetic Code: Why Gene Sequencing May Hold the Key to Intercepting Diseases Before They Start

By Hallie Levine
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Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Even suicide risk. The clues to preventing these and other conditions could be found in our DNA—and these scientists are at the forefront of promising new genetic data research to uncover them.

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Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Even suicide risk. The clues to preventing these and other conditions could be found in our DNA—and these scientists are at the forefront of promising new genetic data research to uncover them.

Pink CASE Excavator Helps Fights Breast Cancer

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Helping beat cancer, CASE Construction Equipment a global construction brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNHI), is using its equipment to help in the fight against breast cancer with the pink CASE CX60C excavator, part of the six-machine CASE fleet working on various groundwork, road construction and building projects across the South of England.

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