Navigation Links
Eisai USA Foundation to Donate $1 Million to the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Date:5/9/2013

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai USA Foundation Inc., the charitable arm of Eisai Inc., announces that it has pledged a $1 million donation to the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The donation, which is being disbursed in four yearly installments of $250,000, will support the Conquer Cancer Foundation Mission Endowment, which was established to provide a long-term base of support to advance the Foundation's critical mission to improve the care and treatment of people living with cancer. The Mission Endowment focuses on funding research, professional education, patient education and information, international programs and initiatives that aim to improve access to and quality of care.

"Eisai USA Foundation is committed to advancing knowledge, research and patient care, particularly in oncology, a long-standing area of focus for Eisai," said Hideo Dan , executive vice president of the Eisai USA Foundation. "The work of the Conquer Cancer Foundation and ASCO aligns with our human health care (hhc) mission to help make a difference in the lives of patients. We are proud to support their vision of a world free from the fear of cancer."

"Eisai has been a dedicated supporter of the Conquer Cancer Foundation, providing critical funding for a range of initiatives over the years," said W. Charles Penley , MD, FASCO, Chair of the Conquer Cancer Foundation Board of Directors. "With Eisai's generous contribution to the Foundation's Mission Endowment, we can further expand our efforts to conquer cancer worldwide by funding breakthrough cancer research and sharing cutting-edge knowledge."

Eisai USA Foundation Inc.
The Eisai USA Foundation Inc. was established in 2008 as part of Eisai's commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen and contribute to the good of the society in which it does business. The Foundation focuses its charitable giving in four areas: health-related initiatives for patients and caregivers, disaster relief efforts, innovation in medical and pharmaceutical sciences, and community activities in the areas where Eisai's U.S. employees live and work.

Eisai Inc.
At Eisai Inc., human health care is our goal. We give our first thoughts to patients and their families, and helping to increase the benefits health care provides. As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., our passionate commitment to patient care is the driving force behind our efforts to help address unmet medical needs. We are a fully integrated pharmaceutical business with discovery, clinical, manufacturing and marketing capabilities. Our key areas of commercial focus include oncology and specialty care (Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy and metabolic disorders). To learn more about Eisai Inc., please visit us at www.eisai.com/US

Eisai Inc. has affiliates that are part of a global product creation organization that includes R&D facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, as well as a global demand chain organization that includes manufacturing facilities in Maryland and North Carolina. Eisai's global areas of R&D focus include neuroscience; oncology; metabolic disorders; vascular, inflammatory and immunological reaction; and antibody-based programs.

Media Inquiries
Lisa Wolfe
201-746-2959
lisa_wolfe@eisai.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Eisai Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Eisai To Sponsor 7th Annual National Walk For Epilepsy To Help Raise Epilepsy Awareness
2. Lynn Kramer, MD, Appointed Chief Clinical Officer of Eisai Product Creation Systems
3. FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status To Eisais Lenvatinib
4. Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Eribulin at 35th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
5. Eisai USA Foundation to Donate $100,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, $50,000 to the American Red Cross
6. Epilepsia Publishes Results From Two Studies Of Eisais Perampanel
7. Shaji Procida Appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Eisai Inc.
8. Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting
9. National Patient Advocate Foundations Annual Capitol Hill Briefing Focuses on Patient Access Barriers to Life-Saving Medicines Placed on Specialty Tiers by Commercial Insurance Plans and Medicare
10. Epilepsy Foundation To Present Epilepsy Therapy Project Lifetime Accelerator Award To Henrik Klitgaard, Ph.D., Recognizing Contributions To New Therapies
11. Cardinal Health Foundation Invites Local Non-profit Organizations To Apply For Grants To Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... 12, 2016  SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that pioneered ... minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders ... (NGS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) covering the states of ... Maine , Massachusetts , Minnesota ... York , Rhode Island , ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... SAN DIEGO and SEOUL, ... -- Silicon Biosys­tems Menarini and Macrogen, Inc. today ... clinical assays and innovative procedures for precision medicine ... to combine Silicon Biosystems, DEPArray™ digital-sorting technology with ... development of tests certified under the Clinical Laboratory ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Apellis Pharmaceuticals, ... a $47.1 million Series D preferred stock ... Management, Hillhouse Capital Group and venBio Global ... Investments, AJU IB Investment, and Epidarex Capital. The ... to further advance clinical trials in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... ... According to an article published February 4th on mySA, robotically ... hernia repairs throughout the United States. Commenting on this article, Beverly Hills hernia repair ... has not only been expected, but it seems to be a natural result of ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... ... Enforcement Trends: , Back to the Future , Feb. 25, 2016 — 11:00 a.m. – ... who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” , An analysis of CDRH’s ... But that takes time. , Take a close look at the warning letters the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... T.E.N., ... have closed for the ISE Southeast Awards 2016. Finalists and winners of the ... ISE® Southeast Executive Forum and Awards Gala on March 15, 2016 at the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 12, 2016 , ... AssureVest Insurance Group, a locally owned insurance firm with ... will raise funds earmarked to purchase computers and software for Mrs. Harrison’s 2nd and ... is in a low-income area and has more than 60 2nd and 3rd graders ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Donor Network West, the organ procurement organization that ... partnership with San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Under the collaboration, the first of its ... to accommodate a more certain time frame for donor families for the recovery of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):