Oncology

First Comprehensive Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Initiative Launched in Africa

Summary: 
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi
Press Release
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi

First Comprehensive Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Initiative Launched in Africa

Summary: 
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi
Press Release
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi

Astellas Oncology Announces Winning C3 Prize™ Ideas in Virtual Reality, Online Patient Support and Fatigue-Reducing Light Therapy to Change Cancer Care

Three C3 Prize winners awarded a total of $100,000 in grants and a membership to MATTER
Press Release

NORTHBROOK, Ill., October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas Oncology announced the three winners of the inaugural C3 Prize – a global challenge designed to acknowledge non-medicine innovations to improve the cancer care experience for patients, caregivers and their loved ones –  during the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark  Friday, October 7.

Astellas Oncology Selects Five C3 Prize™ Finalists to Pitch Ideas for Changing Cancer Care to Panel Including Robert Herjavec at Stanford Medicine X

Out of more than 100 applicants from all over the world, five health care advocates with bright ideas to change cancer care will compete for a chance to win one of three grants totaling $100,000
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas today announced the five C3 Prize finalists chosen to present their ideas live at the Stanford Medicine X conference on Sept. 17 to a panel of judges including Robert Herjavec, dynamic entrepreneur, passionate cancer caregiver and star of ABC's Emmy Award-winning television show, Shark Tank. The C3 Prize is a challenge designed to inspire non-medicine innovations to improve the cancer care experience for patients, caregivers and their loved ones.

Astellas Oncology C3 Prize™ to Bring Bright Ideas in Cancer Care to Life with $100,000 in Grants

Finalists invited to pitch ideas to panel of judges including Robert Herjavec, technology entrepreneur, passionate cancer caregiver and star of ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit television show Shark Tank
Press Release

BOSTON, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) announced today the launch of the C3 Prize™, a challenge designed to inspire non-medicine innovations that improve the cancer care experience for patients, caregivers and loved ones. Entries will be accepted through August 8 and following a live pitch to a panel of judges including Robert Herjavec, star of ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit television show Shark Tank, three winners will be awarded a total of $100,000 in grants as well as membership to healthcare technology incubator MATTER to bring their ideas to life.

Lilly: The Hope Murals Project- 10 Murals in 10 Cities

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Today's guest blog comes from Jennifer Hill, Lilly’s Senior Director for U.S. Oncology Marketing. As part of her role, Jennifer oversees Lilly Oncology On Canvas and The Hope Murals Project.

600 paintbrushes, 1,000 gallons of paint, more than 2,500 volunteers. The result: a lasting impact on the cancer community.  

Researchers Identify 146 Contemporary Medical Practices Offering No Net Benefits

Study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings documents reversal of established medical practices in last decade
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Rochester, MN, July 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – While there is an expectation that newer medical practices improve the standard of care, the history of medicine reveals many instances in which this has not been the case. Reversal of established medical practice occurs when new studies contradict current practice.  Reporters may remember hormone replacement therapy as an example of medical reversal.  A new analysis published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings documents 146 contemporary medical practices that have subsequently been reversed.

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