Jul, 2017

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Action on Fistula is increasing treatment capacity and training surgeons to aid fistula patients   Launched in 2014, the Fistula Foundation’s Action on Fistula set out to transform the lives of women in Kenya living with fistula: an injury caused by prolonged obstructed labor. Supported by a grant from Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., the program has already treated more than double the number of wo...
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Oct, 2016

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Inaugural winners address anxiety management, online patient support and fatigue reduction; 2017 program to launch in June “When my father was diagnosed with head and neck cancer, we all knew that life would never be the same,” Mark Reisenauer says. “What we didn’t know was exactly how much it would change.”  Reisenauer had no idea, for instance, how few tools and resources existed to help patien...
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Changing Tomorrow Day unites Astellas employees worldwide through meaningful community service On a typical weekday, Stacy Stone, associate director of commercial technology at Astellas, spends her time in the company’s Americas headquarters in Northbrook, IL, in front of her computer, surrounded by office supplies, books and pictures of her family.  But one day, Stacy didn’t come to the office...
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Oct, 2015

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Transplant recipients shed light on importance of healthy lifestyle in transplantation journey One morning several years ago Madrid native Fran Sanz, 28, got up, took a shower and ate breakfast. It was a typical start to the day. What he did next, however, was anything but typical. Over the following 12 hours, Fran competed in the Ironman competition, swimming 3.8 kilometers (2.4 miles), bicycli...
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