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Astellas Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Re-Accreditation

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard re-accreditation for maintaining a strong commitment to the health of its employees and satisfying the latest, comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization of CEOs founded by former President George H.W. Bush, developed and administers the Gold Standard, an employee wellness accreditation program that addresses cancer in the workplace.

Texas Takes on Cancer – A CPRIT Progress Report

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Last week, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) passed a major milestone in the fight against cancer.

In 2007, LIVESTRONG played a leadership role in advocating for passage of the legislation and constitutional amendment to create CPRIT – a $3 billion investment in cancer research and programs in the state of Texas.

LIVESTRONG Day 2016 Photos

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LIVESTRONG Day was such a fun and exciting day Friday. Thank you to the thousands of you around the world who took part by submitting your photos via Instagram and Twitter. Over 2,500 images were hashtagged #LIVESTRONGDay and #BandedTogether and, with a matching gift from our friends at J.P. Morgan Chase, we raised over $50,000 raised to support our cancer support programs and services! To view all of the photographs go to www.livestrongday.org Here are just a few of our favorite pictures that were submitted via Instagram.

Addressing Disparities in Cancer Care by Building Palliative Care Nursing Capabilities

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International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 to recognize the important contributions made by nurses to the health care profession.  The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has been a long-time champion of partners and programs that support nurses in the delivery of health care and in their advocacy for system-wide change that improves patient care.

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International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 to recognize the important contributions made by nurses to the health care profession.  The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has been a long-time champion of partners and programs that support nurses in the delivery of health care and in their advocacy for system-wide change that improves patient care.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Text to Connect Pilot Kicks Off

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There are more than 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States today, and the LIVESTRONG Foundation is always looking for new ways to improve access to our navigation services. Last month we launched a “text to connect” pilot project at select YMCA locations that offer the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.

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
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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.

A Young Adult Survivor Story: 15 Years in the Making

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Nearly 72,000 young adults, ages 15-39, are diagnosed with cancer every year. April is the time when we highlight the unique challenges that young adult cancer survivors face like school, jobs, dating, getting married and having children. Over the years, LIVESTRONG has interviewed thousands of cancer survivors. Many of those survivors were filmed for our website including a woman named Kim Bergeron. Kim applied to become a LIVESTRONGLeader this year and we jumped at the chance to share her survivor story again 15 years in the making.

LIVESTRONG Welcomes $1 Million Donation from Michigan Couple

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/When Jeri Mulder was just 20 years old, she went through an experience with cancer that she hoped nobody would ever have to face again. 28 years later, she and her husband Jeff will donate $1 million to the LIVESTRONG Foundation through their family’s Shine Foundation to ensure that cancer patients and survivors get the support and access to care she didn’t have.

Medios Locales de Univision se Asocia a St. Jude Children’s Hospital Para Generar Consciencia y Recaudar Fondos a fin de Combatir el Cáncer Infantil

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., 5 de Abril de 2016 /3BL Media/ St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® se asociará a Medios Locales de Univision para presentar el evento radial anual de St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza® el jueves, 7 y viernes, 8 de abril. El evento tiene como propósito recaudar fondos y apoyar a St.

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