Oncology

Alkermes Associate Director Discusses How Her Personal Journey With Ovarian Cancer Influences Her Work

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During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Alkermes employee, Kate, shares a glimpse into her personal journey with ovarian cancer, which inspires her work within the oncology space.

 

Alkermes Sr. Director of Oncology Discusses Career, Inspirational Women in STEM

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Heather Losey Ph.D., Senior Director, Research Oncology Program Lead at Alkermes, sits down with Authority Magazine to discuss her career in a series highlighting inspirational women in STEM. Find out the top 5 leadership lessons she has learned throughout her career: https://bit.ly/3xintjG

Alkermes Celebrates Female Oncology Pioneer in Honor of Women’s History Month

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During Womens History Month we honor Dr. Mary-Claire King, who forever changed oncology by discovering mutations to BRCA could cause genetically inherited breast cancer.

https://time.com/2802156/lessons-from-the-woman-who-discovered-the-brca-cancer-gene/

Alkermes Associate Director Shares How Cancer Motivates Her at Work

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Meet Lauren Sneider, Associate Director of Corporate Communications. Lauren shares how her experience with cancer makes her proud to work for a company that is continually researching potential new oncology treatment options.

Alkermes Sr. Director and Program Lead of Oncology Shares Her Motivation

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Sr. Director and Program Lead of Oncology at Alkermes, Heather Losey, shares her very personal experience with cancer, which motivates her daily work in cancer research.

A Meaningful Difference for Cancer Patients and Loved Ones

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Alkermes employee, Shannon Nguyen, reflects on how tragically losing both her mother and a friend to cancer motivates her work in oncology.

VA, Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Deliver Cancer Care to Veterans via Teleoncology

Multimillion-dollar grant to help reach Veterans in rural areas
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is teaming with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation (Foundation) to build new programs to enable VA oncology specialists to provide Veterans access to precision cancer care regardless of where they live. 

The Foundation has committed to providing VA $4.5 million in grant funds over three years to help establish a national teleoncology center to more effectively reach Veterans living in rural communities. 

Astellas Oncology Announces 2019 C3 Prize® Finalists

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  • Finalists will present their ideas during a live pitch event
  • $200,000 in total funds to be awarded
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  • Finalists will present their ideas during a live pitch event
  • $200,000 in total funds to be awarded

Transforming Pediatric Cancer Care In Africa

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When Joseph Lubega, M.D., returned to Uganda in 2016 to care for children with cancer, the grim reality was that up to 90 percent of them would not survive. Inadequate health care and a severe lack of specialists meant that proper diagnosis, treatment and care were simply out of reach.

Astellas Oncology Announces Grand Prize Winner of C3 Prize® at Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Congress

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  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer
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  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer

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