Cancer Support Community Honors AEG

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Cancer Support Community Honors AEG

Global nonprofit cites company’s innovative spirit

Steven A. Cohen, Executive Vice President, The Anschutz Corporation, and Chief Strategy Officer, AEG thanks Cancer Support Community for its valuable work during the Spring Celebration on April 19, 2018.

Cancer survivors and supporters celebrate cancer survivorship at the Pasadena finish of the 2017 Amgen Tour of California.

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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:05pm

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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, was honored yesterday by Cancer Support Community (CSC) for its commitment to philanthropic efforts through the company’s long-standing partnership with Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer® initiative integrated into AEG’s Amgen Tour of California.

"On behalf of AEG and our 24,000 employees worldwide, we are proud to accept this honor from the Cancer Support Community. Through AEG's ongoing commitment to the Cancer Support Community and other related initiatives, including the Amgen Tour of California, we know the importance of supporting cancer patients and their families, and helping them navigate through this difficult disease," said Steven A. Cohen, Executive Vice President, The Anschutz Corporation, and Chief Strategy Officer, AEG.

Hosted by Jack Ford of CBS News, the annual event supports CSC's growing global nonprofit network of 175 locations, including CSC and Gilda's Club centers, hospital partners, and satellite locations, to provide more than $50 million in free support services to patients and families.

"As a global and widely respected organization, we know that AEG shares our commitment to ensuring no one faces cancer alone," said Kim Thiboldeaux, CEO of CSC.

As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. This global network of 175 locations, including CSC and Gilda's Club centers, health-care partnerships, and satellite locations that deliver more than $50 million in free support services to patients and families. For more information, visit cancersupportcommunity.org

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