Leading the Effort to Improve Early Detection of Lung Cancer in Kentucky

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Bridging Cancer Care™ initiative collaborates with research universities and Lung Cancer Alliance to improve awareness and survival

For the past 18 months, a collaborative effort among Kentucky’s leading research universities, community partners and national organizations has been looking at how the state known for the highest lung cancer burden in the nation can become a leader in prevention and awareness efforts about the disease. And it comes none too soon.

An Austin Marathon Story: Ashley Wallace


The following is a Team LIVESTRONG story from Austin Marathon participant Ashley Wallace. Join Ashley and hundreds of others and support LIVESTRONG this year by participating in one of our Team LIVESTRONG events. Visit for a complete listing.

Holland America Line Marks $4.7 Million Donated for Cancer Support

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SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In honor of World Cancer Day tomorrow, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date cruise guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.7 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming. The current On Deck for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom. 

We Can. I Can. Make a Difference for Cancer Patients: World Cancer Day 2016


World Cancer Day, recognized annually on February 4, is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), focused on uniting the world in the fight against cancer. Having in mind Bristol-Myers Squibb’s commitment to make a difference in the lives of patients living with cancer, we can’t think of a better opportunity for the global community to come together and to raise awareness about this devastating disease: its prevalence; what the public should know about risk factors; and the importance of education and support. 

Bristol-Myers Squibb Studying Impact of Cancer Survivorship

In the Know: Latest Topics in Science and Research
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Bristol-Myers Squibb is committed to studying the impact on survivorship throughout the continuum of cancer care with the goal improving communication between patients and their care teams about quality of survival in cancer.

Research on the survivorship concept shows us that this is a growing concern, but there is a lack of a standardized definition and appropriate measures to evaluate the quality of survivorship, resulting in a new need for and focus on care beyond diagnosis and treatment.

Sabrina's Story: Working with Cancer Patients Inspires Sabrina to Live Life at ‘Full Speed’

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Sabrina’s cottage on a lake in Quebec is always full of people. While she’s busy living in the city, working at Bristol-Myers Squibb and traveling for her job, she makes sure to spend as many weekends as possible cooking for her large extended family and friends at a getaway she has treasured for years. In quiet moments, you might find her stretched out on a lounge chair on a dock overlooking a seemingly endless lake. She is probably thinking about her work with cancer communities and the patients who are fighting their bouts with cancer.

Elizabeth’s Story: Making Medical Information Simple and Easy to Understand for Patients

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When her father got sick and struggled to navigate the U.S. healthcare system, Elizabeth realized just how much people are expected to know, and understand, to make the best healthcare decisions for themselves and their families. Elizabeth’s journey to help improve communications with patients by creating a Universal Patient Language puts patients first—and allows patients to co-create materials using plain language and visuals that make sure the information being communicated is simple, understandable and helpful.

Meet Biff: A Cancer Clinical Trial Patient

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Meet Frederick (also known as Biff), a cancer patient who has gone through a Bristol-Myers Squibb clinical trial. Biff is a proud grandfather of six and talked to his doctor about whether a clinical trial option was an option for him.

The 2015 Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Ride

More Riders, More Miles, More Memories
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Bristol-Myers Squibb is a proud supporter of the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer cross country bike ride. Employees of Bristol-Myers Squibb biked nearly 2,900 miles all in support of raising funds for cancer research.


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