PRESS RELEASE PRINCETON, N.J easily treated .—-Today, users of theBristol-Myers Squibboncology team tripped on the first leg of theCoast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Trip, a 19-day bicycle relay which will involve over 80 workers riding a combined total of nearly 2,900 kilometers, from today’s start on the Oregon Coast to the Jersey Shore, to show their support for the malignancy community even though raising funds for malignancy research. Bristol-Myers Squibb shall match donations raised by the riders, dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000, to support Stand Up To Malignancy, whose collaborative Dream Groups of scientific researchers are working together to accelerate cancers research and to offer innovative treatment to individuals faster. This is the second consecutive calendar year that Bristol-Myers Squibb workers are causeing this to be remarkable effort forCoast 2 Coast 4 Cancer.Most of our cyclists are riding for folks they know whose lives have been touched by this disease, and the teams’ commitment reflects our dedication to helping cancer patients across the national country, stated Teresa Bitetti, senior vice president, U.S. Oncology, Bristol-Myers Squibb. The strength and passion of our employees make it possible for us to strive toward changing just how tumor is treated, and those same characteristics inspire us to attain theCoast 2 Coast 4 Cancerfinish line on behalf of the cancer community. Furthermore to theCoast 2 Coastline 4 Cancer Trip,Bristol-Myers Squibb includes a significant history of providing support to Stand Up To Cancer to advance malignancy research, awareness and patient care. We are very impressed by the Bristol-Myers Squibb workers who are cycling this year and are grateful for their support of the ENDURE Cancer movement, said Stand Up To Cancer Co-Founder Katie Couric. Their commitment to our dream of making everyone diagnosed with cancers a survivor is usually inspiring for all of us, and we are proud to be a right area of the largerCoast 2 Coast 4 Cancerteam. This past year,Coast 2 Coastline 4 Cancerriders raised $359,000 for Stand Up To Cancer research and this year’s ride is more ambitious even, with six groups of 11-14 riders each, covering approximately 450 miles per team. I am riding for my mom who battled cancer. She was my greatest friend and easily have accomplished anything in this life, it is because of her. This competition is about the sufferers we serve, their families, their doctors and their nurses who fight every day for them, saidE. G. Bubba Klugh, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Small Rock, AR.The training leading up to our ride has been strenuous, however the discipline required is part of what makesCoast 2 Coast 4 Cancerso meaningful to the riders because we are riding for patients. We’d all ride so far as it requires – for them. To find out more on what you can display your support forCoast 2 Coast 4 Tumor, visit.
PRESS RELEASE National Harbor, MD. -Brian Seaside, RPh of the Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group in Seattle, Washington was named the winner of the National Community Pharmacists Association 2015 Prescription Drug Basic safety Award. Sponsored by Smart-Fill up, the award recognizes pharmacists who have reached out within their communities to supply education on the benefits of the correct use of prescription drug items and the hazards connected with their misuse. Beach received the award through the First General Session of the NCPA 2015 Annual Convention on Sunday, October 11. Director Michael Botticelli, of the Light House Office of National Drug Control Plan, assisted with the presentation of the award. Four years ago Beach and his business partners made a committed action to implement solutions designed to help stem the tide of opioid overdoses. They centered on wearing down the barriers surrounding the presssing issues of timely usage of naloxone, the medication antidote for reversing opioid overdoses; demystifying the stigma associated with its utilization; and raising better community awareness of the medication¹s potential. Over the past few years, Beach and his innovative group been employed by with other pharmacy companions closely, patients and stakeholders to expand the capacity for anybody to easily access this lifesaving medical device in Seattle. ‘Brian Beach is a very worthy recipient of the NCPA 2015 Prescription Drug Safety Award,’ stated NCPA President John T. Sherrer, RPh, co-owner of Poole¹s Pharmacy in Marietta, Ga. ‘Regardless of whether opioid overdose results from illegal drug use or legal medication usage, Brian believes that conserving lives is the most important factor, and that naloxone may be the best available answer. His efforts to help make the drug even more accessible in emergency circumstances in Seattle will work.’ A hallmark of this effort is Beach¹s pharmacy partnership with Open public Health-Seattle & King County and the University of Washington Alcoholic beverages and Drug Abuse Instituteto providetake-house naloxoneto anyone who requirements it, especially high-risk patients. The comprehensive plan has been and continues to be adopted by other pharmacies. This a welcome development taking into consideration the epidemic of overdoses that currently plagues America. Despite the fact that naloxone was approved by the Drug and Food Administration in 1971, very few pharmacies have carried it until the past year or two. Seaside received a Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Washington in 2000. He worked well at two different independent community pharmacies before joining Kelley-Ross in 2004, and helped to create a closed-door, long-term treatment pharmacy after a long time as a mixed-model pharmacy. Furthermore, he has offered on multiple National Advisory Boards, and also has been Seat of the Long-Term Care Academy for the Washington State Pharmacy Association and as President for WSPA, which honored him with the Distinguished Small Pharmacist of the entire year award in 2006. ‘With respect to Smart-Fill and its a lot more than 1,000 member pharmacies and affiliates across the national country, we are proud to sponsor the 2015 NCPA Prescription Basic safety Award shown to Brian Beach of the Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group,’ stated Tim J. Gallagher, RPh, Group Vice President of Smart-Fill. ‘Brian and Kelley-Ross Pharmacies have made great strides in preventing deaths to credited opioid overdoses in the Seattle King County region and are a shining exemplory case of the value of independent community pharmacies. We congratulate Brian and all his staff upon this great achievement.’.