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Breakaway From Cancer® Launches Newly-Enhanced Website Offering Comprehensive, Tailored Support for Cancer Patients
Date:3/3/2011

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"Nearly everyone has been touched by cancer and felt the burden of this disease; however, far fewer individuals are aware of the full spectrum of help available," said Carolyn R. Aldige, president and founder, Prevent Cancer Foundation.  "We are proud to team up with Breakaway from Cancer to offer consolidated resources like those on the new website to support patients."

About Breakaway from Cancer®Founded in 2005 by Amgen as a complementary component to the company's title sponsorship of the Amgen Tour of California, Breakaway from Cancer is designed to help empower people affected by cancer. Breakaway from Cancer supports the services of four nonprofit organizations: Prevent Cancer Foundation, Cancer Support Community (formerly known as The Wellness Community), Patient Advocate Foundation, and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. For more information, please visit www.breakawayfromcancer.com.

About AmgenAmgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and vital medicines, visit www.amgen.com.CONTACT: Amgen, Thousand OaksLeanne Madison: 805-447-1201 or 805-603-9241lmadison@amgen.com(L
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