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Pediatric Oncology in Africa: A Sanofi Espoir Foundation Partnership

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From April 5-8, Sanofi will participate in the 12th Continental Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), organized this year on the African continent, in Morocco.

This meeting represents an important opportunity for health professionals and companies to meet and exchange on the issue of access to care in Africa.

Fighting Cancer at the Summit

Whirlpool employees find ways to raise money for Relay for Life
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by Tony Witkowski

Larry Ward climbs mountains to combat cancer.

In the last five years, he and his team – who refer to themselves as Climbing for Cancer – have reached the top of the tallest mountains in nearly all 50 states.

The motivation came when Ward gave his $1,000 nonrefundable deposit to an outfitter who would help him climb Mount Denali in Alaska.

Cancer in the Community: Understanding and Addressing Cultural Forces

By Chris Boerner, President and Head of U.S. Commercial
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Over the past four decades, we have seen an unprecedented increase in cancer care innovation.

While only half of diagnosed cancer patients survived beyond five years in the 1970s, more than two-thirds do today. As a result, there are now a record 14 million cancer survivors in the United States. 

February 4 & 15: World Cancer Days

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The global health community has made great strides towards addressing cancer in the past decade. However, there is still a lot of work to be done to ensure that this progress reaches low and lower middle income countries: more than 60% of the world’s total new annual cancer cases occur in Africa, Asia and Central and South America. These regions account for 70% of the world’s cancer deaths1.

First Comprehensive Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Initiative Launched in Africa

Summary: 
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi
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  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi

First Comprehensive Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Initiative Launched in Africa

Summary: 
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi
Press Release
  • Government of Botswana announces new public-private partnership to treat children with cancer and blood disorders
  • The $100 million initiative to create a pediatric hematology-oncology treatment network and care infrastructure is supported by $50 million donation from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and matched by $50 million in additional philanthropy 
  • Partnership includes Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi

What Governments Can Do to Address Cancer

By Dr. Kelly Henning, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Health team
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Philanthropies

Message from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Health Program on World Cancer Day

Host Lights Up Olive Garden with Charm, Courage

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Annemarie Dummermuth is much more than a popular host at the Olive Garden restaurant in Torrance, CA. She’s the face of the restaurant, and a smiling one at that.

Vicki gives back to communities, volunteering more than just time and energy

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At the heart of every Bloomberg volunteer is a commitment to helping those most in need. And, in many cases, the causes they support are deeply personal. As the company marks Cancer Awareness Month, we speak to Vicki Thompson about why she volunteers.

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Ride Raises Over $1 Million for Cancer Research

For third year in a row, BMS employees participated in a cycling relay to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer’s efforts to accelerate cancer research
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PRINCETON, N.J., October 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ --Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (NYSE:BMY) 

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