How physicians, researchers and advocates are working towards this goal for patients
In his 15 years as a lung cancer specialist, Professor Nicolas Girard, MD, PhD, of the Curie-Montsouris Thorax Institute has seen – and helped advance – dramatic changes in how patients with this disease are treated. Yet despite this progress, lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths globally, and even patients who are diagnosed early often experience recurrence.
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
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.
Multimillion-dollar grant to help reach Veterans in rural areas
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.
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.