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Entergy Grant To Help Transport and House Patients Receiving Cancer Treatment

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Entergy has long worked to make sure the communities it serves are healthy and safe. The company recently provided a $50,000 contribution to the American Cancer Society’s Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge Foundation that will go toward helping transport and house patients receiving cancer treatment. 

Even Insured Americans Lack Funds for Out-of-pocket Medical Costs, New Aflac Care Index Shows

Nationwide survey reveals the financial implications of medical bills not covered by insurance and identifies the 11 most at-risk states
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COLUMBUS, Ga., February 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Insured, but still exposed – that's what Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance in the U.S., discovered in its inaugural Aflac Care Index.

CNH Industrial's Month of Hope

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CNH Industrial N.V. recently held its annual Month of Hope in support of the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge Program. Hope Lodges are near cancer treatment centers and hospitals, and cancer patients and their caregivers can stay free of charge when effective treatment may be in another city. CNH Industrial employees created nearly 700 encouragement cards to be distributed to Hope Lodges across the country.

Sunscreen Tips for Summer

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Using sunscreen during the summer is vital to reducing the risk of skin cancer and melanoma. Check out these facts about sunscreen from the American Cancer Society that can help protect you from harmful UV rays: https://bit.ly/2DkivMN

Climb to Conquer Cancer Phoenix: ON Semiconductor Comes Out on Top!

Written by: Jonathan Bass and Robyn Forbes
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Today, we celebrate World Health Day, an international holiday, which was formed in 1950 by the World Health Organization, and brings light to important health issues globally.

This year’s holiday, honors the contribution of nurses, recognizing their vital role in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are at the frontlines of COVID-19 response, putting their own health at risk to protect the broader community. Nurses are also critical in responding to health needs in all settings and across the lifespan in the many communities we serve.

An Expert Explains the Latest Good—Yes, Good!—News About Lung Cancer

By Jennifer Rainey Marquez
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A new report from the American Cancer Society sheds light on declining death rates from cancer—especially lung cancer. We asked an expert on the disease to break down the data, and share what's to come in better detecting and preventing it.

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A new report from the American Cancer Society sheds light on declining death rates from cancer—especially lung cancer. We asked an expert on the disease to break down the data, and share what's to come in better detecting and preventing it.

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.

Merck Foundation Announces Grant to American Cancer Society to Improve Access to Cancer Care in Resource-Limited Settings

$1.99 Million Grant Supports Patient Navigation Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa
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KENILWORTH, N.J., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) recently announced that the Foundation awarded a $1.99 million, five-year grant to ACS to improve support and access to care for people living with cancer in low-and-middle-income countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. This funding will help ACS further develop its capacity development approach to expanding patient navigation to countries with a growing burden of cancer.

More than 800 Astellas Employees Volunteer for 16 Community Organizations as Part of Ninth Annual Changing Tomorrow Day

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- More than 800 Astellas employees joined together across four countries to help their communities and volunteer at 16 local nonprofit organizations. The effort is part of Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow) – an Astellas employee initiative dedicated to building stronger communities by giving back. 

VIDEO | Aflac CSR Hero Diane Hintz Raises Over $83,000 for American Cancer Society

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For Diane Hintz, 2018 Aflac #CSRHero and an independent agent licensed to sell Aflac products, making a positive impact in her community is a year-round job. Inspired by her mother – a breast cancer survivor – Diane is committed to making a difference in her community wherever she can.

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