Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation promotes health equity and seeks to improve the health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases by strengthening health care worker capacity, integrating medical care and community-based supportive services, and mobilizing communities in the fight against disease.


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Using Trusted Members of Community to Reduce Fear of Lung Cancer Screening
Once a week for four weeks last summer, Kita Mitcham gathered 25 of her friends, family and other members of the Good Hope Mission Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia, to talk about lung cancer prevention and the benefits of early screening for the disease. Ms. Mitcham is one of about 45 community health workers who are educating nearly 500 people in 12 minority and underserved communities in...
Feb 19, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Leading the Effort to Improve Early Detection of Lung Cancer in Kentucky
For the past 18 months, a collaborative effort among Kentucky’s leading research universities, community partners and national organizations has been looking at how the state known for the highest lung cancer burden in the nation can become a leader in prevention and awareness efforts about the disease. And it comes none too soon. In the U.S., about half of all patients who are...
Feb 12, 2016 10:00 AM ET
A Simple Message for Women in Tanzania: Get Checked for Cervical Cancer
In the small village of Pasiasi, in a remote region of Tanzania, a woman named Happiness Modesti is forever grateful to the Tanzania Youth Alliance (TAYOA) for making her aware of cervical cancer and the importance of screening for the disease – all through mobile technology.  TAYOA, in collaboration with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and several public and private partners, has...
Feb 4, 2016 10:00 AM ET
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Awards Eight Grants Totaling Nearly $11.5M to Make Lung and Skin Cancer Screening, Care More Accessible in High-Risk U.S. Communities
NEW YORK, February 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – To mark National Cancer Prevention Month, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation today announced eight grants totaling nearly $11.5 million that will help make lung and skin cancer screening programs, care and patient support more accessible to underserved populations. The goal is to develop, validate and sustain models that deliver equitable and optimal ...
Feb 1, 2016 9:00 AM ET