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2020

Cary, NC - July 13, 2020

Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol Myers Squibb, based in Princeton, NJ, has earned the prestigious global CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its ongoing commitment to reduce cancer risk for employees and their family members around the world.

Cary, NC - June 29, 2020

(Cary, NC) (June 29, 2020) – The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™, the employer-led health and wellness accreditation program of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, is now helping more than seven million employees and their family members prevent and address cancer through workplace-based programming. This year, 18 Gold Standard employers mark their ten-year anniversary as Gold Standard employers, having maintained a strong commitment to the health of their employees and satisfying the latest, comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard. 

Cary, NC - May 06, 2020

Anne Arundel Medical Center has earned CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its work to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

2019

Cary, NC - December 10, 2019

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer (CEORT) today announced the appointment of K. Andrew Crighton, MD to serve as chief executive officer, beginning in January 2020.  Dr. Crighton will succeed founding CEO, Martin J. Murphy, DMedSc, PhD, who will remain with the organization as a member of the board of directors and leader of several vital projects.

2018

Cary, NC - December 27, 2018

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer proudly announces the State of Colorado has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing Governor John W. Hickenlooper’s efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for state employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - June 12, 2018

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Aura Biosciences of Cambridge, MA — a biotechnology company developing a new class of therapies to target and selectively destroy cancer cells — with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

2017

Cary, NC - November 27, 2017

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Pappas Capital, in Durham, NC, with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - October 26, 2017

Through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), outreach efforts are underway to encourage academic institutions to adopt the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, a no cost employer-led health and wellness initiative that recognizes exceptional workplaces committed to reducing the burden of cancer for their employees.

Cary, NC - August 15, 2017

University of Iowa Health Care has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization that recognizes employers that promote worker health and wellness.

Cary, NC - July 25, 2017

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Cree in Durham, NC with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - May 30, 2017

The University of North Dakota has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ re-accreditation for maintaining a strong commitment to the health of its employees and satisfying the comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard for the past ten years.

Cary, NC - April 03, 2017

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited LEERINK Partners LLC in Boston, MA with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Woonsocket, RI - February 13, 2017

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. The company earned the distinguished Gold Standard accreditation for taking actions in five key areas of health and wellness to fight cancer in the workplace, including: discouraging tobacco use; encouraging physical activity; promoting healthy diet and nutrition; detecting cancer at its earliest stages; and providing access to quality care.

2016

Cary, NC - November 03, 2016

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Bristol-Myers Squibb with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

Cary, NC - September 21, 2016

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Focused Ultrasound Foundation in Charlottesville, VA, with the CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members.

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