Sponsors of the 2019 National Conference on Work & Cancer
Considered the founder of the biotechnology industry, Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Genentech’s aim as a leading healthcare company is to create, produce and market innovative solutions of high quality for unmet medical needs. Their products and services help to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases, thus enhancing people’s health and quality of life. Genentech does this in a responsible and ethical manner and with a commitment to sustainable development respecting the needs of the individual, the society and the environment. Today, Genentech is among the world’s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline. www.gene.com
At P&G Beauty, our innovations are expertly developed by some of the industry's best whose skills and vision are matched only by their passion to deliver superior quality, going beyond quick fixes, offering women around the world meaningful transformations for beauty that delivers. Thanks to cutting edge research, science and technology, P&G Beauty has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted leadership beauty brands including: Aussie, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Olay, Pantene, Secret, SK-11, Venus, and Vidal Sassoon. www.pgbeauty.com
Eisai's corporate philosophy reflects our commitment to business activities aiming to increase the benefits to patients, their families, and consumers, who we clearly recognize as the key players in healthcare. This corporate philosophy is summarized by the term "hhc (human health care)." We believe that in order to truly consider the perspectives of patients and their families, it is important for each employee to first get close to patients and see the situation from their perspectives in order to learn to empathize with thoughts and feelings that might not necessarily always be expressed in words. www.eisai.com
Home Shopping Network (HSN) is an American broadcast, basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by Qurate Retail Group, which also owns catalog company Cornerstone Brands. Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, the home shopping channel has former and current sister channels in several other countries. HSN also has an online outlet at HSN.com
Pfizer Oncology is committed to the discovery, investigation and development of innovative treatment options to improve the outlook for cancer patients worldwide. Our strong pipeline of biologics and small molecules, one of the most robust in the industry, is studied with precise focus on identifying and translating the best scientific breakthroughs into clinical application for patients across a wide range of cancers. By working collaboratively with academic institutions, individual researchers, cooperative research groups, patients, governments, and licensing partners, Pfizer Oncology strives to cure or control cancer with breakthrough medicines, that deliver the right drug for each patient at the right time. For more information, please visit www.Pfizer.com.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB), is the world’s leading video and e-commerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 340 million homes worldwide through operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France and a joint venture in China. Based in West Chester, PA, and founded in 1986, QVC has evolved from a TV shopping company to a leading e-commerce and mobile commerce retailer. The company’s website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. QVC, Q and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc. www.qvc.com
Tweezerman International is recognized in the beauty industry for setting the highest standards of quality, innovation and service with every beauty tool sold. They manufacturer cutting-edge beauty tools for brows, lashes, face, manicure and pedicure with uncompromising commitment to excellence, making Tweezerman the choice of celebrities, beauty professionals and the most discerning consumers. Since its inception in 1980, Tweezerman has been committed to Corporate Social Responsibility and operates a Second Bottom Line through which a portion of the company’s profits is allocated to charitable organizations. As part of the ZWILLING Beauty Group, Tweezerman International is also closely involved with its sister companies and brands ZWILLING Beauty and QVS Global, and is responsible for the distribution and marketing of those brands in the U.S. www.tweezerman.com
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a differentiated company, led by our unique BioPharma strategy that leverages the reach and resources of a major pharma company paired with the entrepreneurial spirit and agility of a biotech firm. We work every day to deliver innovative medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening diseases. Each day, our employees around the world work together for patients – it drives everything we do. We are focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis. Through our R&D organization, we have built a sustainable pipeline of potential therapies, and actively partner to access external innovation to broaden and accelerate our work. As global citizens, we work sustainably, responsibly and seek to give back. Through the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, we promote health equity and strive to improve health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases and conditions, giving new hope to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. www.bms.com
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. www.lls.org
We reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. www.novartis.com
Cancer affects each patient differently. How it impacts your body, your health, your emotions, your relationships and plans for the future--everything that comes with a diagnosis impacts your life in unique ways. That's why our patient-centered model of care is deeply rooted in personalized cancer care, with each treatment plan tailored to that patient's individual needs and diagnosis. Our goal is to not only treat the disease, but to help you maintain your strength, stamina and well-being so you are better prepared for the fight ahead. www.cancercenter.com
Komen Greater NYC's service area includes about 64% of New York State's population, all within nine unique communities. Komen Greater NYC serves the Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Kings, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Rockland communities - some of the most ethnically, financially, and geographically diverse communities in America.
Approximately 80% of grant funding is focused on innovative programs that provide patient navigation/case management for screening and treatment, and support programs that provide crucial support services including transportation, financial assistance, meals for patients and their families, legal assistance and programs that eliminate barriers to clinical trials. Twenty percent of Komen Greater NYC's programs fund education and outreach programs that directly link women to screening. www.komennyc.org