High Plains CEO Cancer Gold Standard
The American Cancer Society - High Plains Division has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the commitment of the organization to reduce the risk of cancer for employees and their families by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings, and ensuring access to quality treatment.
"Providing our employees and their families with the resources they need to prevent cancer, to find cancer early, and access to quality cancer care is the right thing to do. The Gold Standard is the standard of excellence in corporate practices to reduce the burden of cancer, and it will make even more birthdays possible for the those that work so hard on behalf of our mission."
The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ is a series of cancer-related recommendations, developed by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, to fight cancer in workplaces in the United States. The Gold Standard is a comprehensive program with three main goals:
The CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™ focuses on five critical areas, known as the Five Pillars. The five pillars align with the Gold Standard’s goals as follows:
For each area of focus, or pillar, CEO Cancer Gold Standard organizations: maintain a culture that encourages healthy lifestyles and provides the support needed when a diagnosis of cancer becomes a reality, and offer benefits and programs that help to prevent cancer, detect it earlier and provide access to high-quality treatment, including cancer clinical trials.
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The High Plains Division serves Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Guam