Medtronic Podcast: Why We Need To Stop Ignoring the Equivalent of 747s Crashing Daily and Expand Lung Cancer Screening

A podcast with Emily Elswick, VP/GM Lung Health & Visualization and Dr. William Mayfield, MD, WellStar Health System Medical Director
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This episode shines a light on lung cancer, a deadly killer that isn’t getting the attention it deserves. Dr. William Mayfield, WellStar Health System medical director, and former chief surgical officer says lung cancer kills thousands of people every day – more than most other cancers combined – but isn’t screened for as aggressively.

Direct Relief, Amgen and C/Can Team Up To Improve Access to Breast Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment in Paraguay

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Direct Relief today announced the launch of a joint, multi-year initiative with Amgen and the City Cancer Challenge (C/Can) to support breast cancer patients in Paraguay.

In coordination with C/Can, which has worked to advance equitable access to cancer diagnostics and treatment in Paraguay since 2017, Direct Relief will deliver Amgen-donated medications to specialized cancer treatment centers in Asuncion.

Ralph Lauren's Pink Pony Initiative Marks 22 Years in the Fight Against Cancer

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“When someone we love has cancer, we are all affected—husbands, wives, mothers and fathers, sisters, brothers and friends. This is our effort in the fight against cancer.” — Ralph Lauren

Alkermes Looks To Fill Cancer Treatment Gaps With New Immune Pathways

A conversation with Craig Hopkinson
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Patients are at the center of what we do, and we are united in our mission to pursue great science with deep compassion as we strive to positively impact the lives of those affected by cancer.

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle During Cancer Treatments

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August is #NationalWellnessMonth, centered around self-care, stress management and healthy routines. Check out the tips above to help maintain a healthy lifestyle during cancer treatments.

Alkermes Announces 2022 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on June 15, 2022
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DUBLIN, June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) announced that the company will accept applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on June 15, 2022. Now in its sixth year, this competitive grant program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

Tips to Improve Mental Well-Being

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It is estimated that up to one-third of cancer patients in hospitals experience negative mental health effects. This Mental Health Awareness month, check out some tips below on how patients and their families and loved ones can help improve their mental health.

Alkermes Celebrates National Women's Health Week by Reminding You Why Regular Cancer Screenings Are Vital

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This National Women’s Health Week, Alkermes’ Director of Corporate and R&D Communications, Gretchen Murphy, shares her personal story and why regular cancer screenings are vital.

3 Ways to Advance Cancer Health Care Equity

Mary-Ann Etiebet, AVP of corporate responsibility, explains why inequity in cancer care is an urgent global health challenge

Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to achieve their full health potential, and that includes access to cancer care. Cancer health care equity is an urgent global health and societal issue, and thankfully, the health care community is coming together to address cancer care disparities.

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, they will receive 25 AAdvantage miles per dollar donated.


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