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    AZ Employees Strengthen Local Communities with Volunteer Efforts

    We at AstraZeneca feel fortunate to have hundreds of employees across the U.S. that are actively and passionately engaged in volunteer work for a broad range of organizations and philanthropic initiatives. For the past several years, we’ve celebrated those employees who are making the most extraordinary impact through the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, a national program dedicated to recognizing, inspiring, and activating volunteerism in communities, workplaces, and schools across America.

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    AZ&Me Prescription Savings Programs Support Patient Access for more than 35 Years

    At AstraZeneca, we know that the life-changing medicines we develop will not have an impact on healthcare in the United States if patients are unable to access them. That’s why for more than 35 years we have helped patients afford the medicines they rely on through our patient assistance programs.

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    Oncology Influencers Share Insights, Perspectives at 3rd Annual Blogger Summit

    Earlier this week, top oncology bloggers and online influencers gathered in Gaithersburg, Maryland for the 3rd Annual AstraZeneca Oncology Blogger Summit, which offered an opportunity to network, hear from experts about relevant topics, and share best practices for engaging with their online communities.

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    Let’s Talk Men’s Heart Health

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, with approximately one in every four male deaths resulting due to a form of the disease. With Men’s Health Week this week and Father’s Day coming up this weekend, it’s a great time to help increase awareness of heart disease and encourage early detection and proper treatment for you and the men in your life.

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    E-Patient Dave: “The Internet Brings Patients Together”

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting is upon us, and – more than ever – it promises to be a highly social (as in social media) event for doctors, caregivers, industry and patients.

    Actually, let’s make that e-patients.

    E-patients are at the center of an important and growing movement in which patients are connecting online with fellow patients to become more informed and more involved in their health care.

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    Quick Guide to Top Oncology Terminology

    New approaches to diagnosing and treating cancer are being discovered and implemented every year. The rapid evolution of terminology and new treatment concepts can be daunting for those not working directly in the medical or research fields.

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    Raising Awareness on World Thyroid Day

    By Gary Bloom, Executive Director, ThyCa
    As a 20-year thyroid cancer survivor and Executive Director of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, I recognize World Thyroid Day as an opportunity to highlight the importance of early detection and to raise awareness of the many types of thyroid cancer.

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    Gout Is Serious, But Do You Know Why?

    As the prevalence of gout continues to rise, with currently more than 8.3 million Americans affected, misconceptions and stigma about this painful disease remain widespread. This Gout Awareness Day, observed nationally on May 22, AstraZeneca is helping to raise awareness of this disease, which can have significant impact on a patient’s quality of life.

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    Women in Leadership: Progress and Obstacles

    How do women successfully advance in their careers, and where is more support needed? These questions and others were raised during a recent thought leader dinner, hosted by AstraZeneca in partnership with the National Journal, and moderated by Emily Lenzner, Vice President of Global Communications, Atlantic Media.

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    Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes with AZ Patient Support Programs

    Managing type 2 diabetes can be challenging, if not sometimes overwhelming. With more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, AstraZeneca has developed a number of resources that help people living with diabetes navigate their own personal journey with the condition while establishing healthy habits.

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Women in Leadership: Progress and Obstacles

How do women successfully advance in their careers, and where is more support needed? These questions and others were raised during a recent thought leader dinner, hosted by AstraZeneca in partnership with the National Journal, and moderated by Emily Lenzner, Vice President of Global Communications, Atlantic Media.

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Jefferson Award winners 2015-2

AZ Employees Strengthen Local Communities with Volunteer Efforts

We at AstraZeneca feel fortunate to have hundreds of employees across the U.S. that are actively and passionately engaged in volunteer work for a broad range of organizations and philanthropic initiatives. For the past several years, we’ve celebrated those employees who are making the most extraordinary impact through the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, a national program dedicated to recognizing, inspiring, and activating volunteerism in communities, workplaces, and schools across America.