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Kite Employees Assemble Care Packages for Families Affected by Cancer

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Last week, our Kite employees volunteered at Family Reach, assembling 400 care packages for families affected by cancer.

Family Reach is a non-profit organization that works with 300 hospitals and cancer centers nationwide to support families who are battling cancer through financial aid and education.

Click here to learn more about Family Reach's mission.

Read more about Gilead's commitment to supporting communities.

Aflac Japan Primary Sponsor of “Gold Ribbon Walking” Events, Enhance the Quality of Life for Children With Cancer

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In Japan, Aflac insures 1 out of every 4 household, and Aflac Japan is proud to be the primary sponsor of “Gold Ribbon Walking” events, which the company supports to enhance the quality of life for children with cancer and improving the cure rate.

What a great way to raise awareness for childhood cancer and bring the community together in a big way!

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A Volunteer Opportunity Transforms More Than Cancer Care

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As Pfizer celebrates 15 years of skills-based volunteering through its Global Health Fellows and Teams volunteer programs, which deploy colleagues around the world to work with international development organization partners through long- and short-term assignments, a team member reflects on the impact the program had on his life.

CVS Health Commits $10 Million to American Cancer Society in Support of Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

Company provides customers with an in-store opportunity to honor and support family and friends affected by cancer
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/  CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a pledge to contribute a minimum of $10 million to the American Cancer Society through in-store fundraising over the next three years and to serve as the official retail pharmacy partner of the nation’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.

Global HOPE – Our Journey One Year Later

By John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
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How do you treat 11,000 new cases of pediatric cancer annually with only five pediatric oncologists?

With those numbers, it’s not surprising the mortality rate for pediatric cancer in Botswana, Malawi and Uganda in southern and east Africa is as high as 90 percent.

Advancing The Power of Science Behind Immuno-Oncology

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Pfizer’s advances in oncology demonstrate the Power of Scientific innovation to help improve lives, particularly the power of Immuno-oncology (I-O). Immuno-oncology uses the natural ability of the body’s immune system to recognize and fight tumors. This past year, Pfizer continued to advance its work in I-O because we recognize the urgency of finding anti-cancer alternatives to help patients who need them.

Astellas Volunteers Spread Cheer to Patients Battling Cancer

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Being away from families and friends during the holidays can be difficult. For a person battling cancer and their loved ones – this can be especially challenging. 

Lauren’s Last Wish—the ELLE Foundation

By Dean Richmond, Area Manger, Network Process & Quality, AT&T Technology Operations
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AT&T Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.

This Cancer Patient Used ebay to Do Something Incredible for His Hospital

Steve Brewer, 62, found the amazing gift while in his hospital bed
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A cancer patient who was told his hospital couldn't afford more chemotherapy machines bought seven after finding them for £175 on eBay.

Steve Brewer, 62, was told by nurses at Peterborough City Hospital that they couldn't afford to buy any more £4,300 triple pump machines, which administer cancer drugs. 

But when he looked online from his hospital bed, he found them for a fraction of the cost, and has now donated seven of them to the ward he was treated on.

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