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Communities Foundation of Texas Taps American Cancer Society EVP as Its Next President and CEO

by | Jun 30, 2023

Communities Foundation of Texas, which has more than $1 billion in assets and ranks as the seventh-largest foundation in Texas, has named a veteran corporate and nonprofit executive to be its next president and chief executive officer.

Wayne White, currently executive vice president of the American Cancer Society in the Chicago area, was tapped to succeed former president and CEO Dave Scullin, who retired in March....

Pieces Helps Speed Patient Identification for National Cancer Study
by | Jun 8, 2022
Irving-based Pieces, a health care-focused AI company, is teaming up with a Philadelphia firm to accelerate patient identification for a National Cancer Institute colorectal cancer study. Nearly 10,000 participants will be needed across the U.S. Pieces will use its analytics platform—which combines AI with natural language processing, to “read” through hundreds of thousands of electronic colonoscopy notes and records—to quickly identify patients that meet the study’s criteria.