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American Launches Fundraising Initiative to Help Cancer Patients Become Long-term Survivors

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FORT WORTH, Texas, August 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In the fifth year of its collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C), American Airlines is launching a monthlong fundraising initiative to support SU2C’s effort to make every cancer patient a long-term survivor. When American Airlines AAdvantage® members in the United States donate $25 or more on StandUpToCancer.org/aa, they will receive 25 AAdvantage miles per dollar donated.

Wellness Tips for Cancer Patients

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The cancer experience can be highly emotional. However, prioritizing self-care may help cancer patients cope throughout their journeys. During National Wellness Month, check out these tips to make self-care a priority both during and after treatment.

Kids Helping Kids: Easing the Financial Burden of Childhood Cancer

Hailey’s legacy inspires funding to support kids undergoing treatment in Maine
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When Hailey started fundraising to help kids like her—kids with cancer—pipeliners were among her earliest supporters.

Her dad was a pipeliner, and when her story spread among his colleagues, oil industry employees gave the little girl spare change and donations to help her raise funds to ease the financial burden of families with a child diagnosed with cancer.

“It was amazing to see them trying to help her,” Hailey’s mom Tabaitha Steward remembers. “Hailey was raised around pipeliners. They loved her; they were her family.”

Alkermes Employee Reflects on His Family's Experience with Cancer and How It Impacts His Work

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This Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, Peter, an Alkermes employee, shares his personal connection to this type of #cancer and the immense impact it has had on an important person in his life. 

Alkermes Celebrates National Cancer Control Month

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National Cancer Control Month is dedicated to raising awareness for cancer prevention and treatment. At Alkermes, we are investigating new treatment options for cancer patients.

Alkermes Employee Strives to Make a Difference in Cancer Patients' Lives

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Meet Blake Finchen —an Alkermes employee driven by the memory of her father to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people living with cancer. 

Alkermes Shares Tips for Preventing Cancer and Spreading Awareness

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Though National Cancer Prevention Month has come to an end, Alkermes will not stop working to uncover potential new cancer immunotherapies. Share these tips that may help reduce the risk of cancer and help spread awareness.

Alkermes Celebrates Black Medical Pioneers

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In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate Black medical pioneers who have helped to improve the health of millions and pay tribute to a few of these trailblazers in the oncology field and cancer research.

Alkermes Associate Director Shares How Cancer Motivates Her at Work

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Meet Lauren Sneider, Associate Director of Corporate Communications. Lauren shares how her experience with cancer makes her proud to work for a company that is continually researching potential new oncology treatment options.

Alkermes Sr. Administrative Assistant Shares Her Motivation and Commitment

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Kelly McCarron, Sr. Administrative Assistant, reveals how her work at Alkermes has deeply inspired and motivated her in her own fight against cancer.

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