Aflac Sponsors National Discussion on Childhood Cancer in Washington DC
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PR Newswire 15-Sep-2017 4:15 PM
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a committed corporate ally in the fight against childhood cancer, today sponsored Children & Cancer, a national discussion on childhood cancer along with Atlantic Media at the Newseum in Washington D.C.

The event included a touching conversation between Aflac Chief Communications Officer Catherine Blades and eight-year old Caroline Belcher from Virginia, who is a survivor of multiple brain tumors. Additional participants included informative panel discussions with Representative Brian Higgins (D-NY), Co-Chair of the Congressional Cancer Caucus, along with experts, survivors and physicians from various hospitals and institutions across the country. Since 1995 Aflac and its individual sales agents have contributed more than $118 million for the treatment and research of childhood cancer.
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About AflacWhen a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite. Through its trailblazing One Day PaySM initiative, Aflac U.S. can receive, process, approve and disburse payment for eligible claims in one business day. In Japan, Aflac is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance and insures 1 in 4 households. Aflac individual and group insurance products help provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For 10 consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2016, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 18th consecutive year and included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the 15th time, ranking the company No. 1 in innovation for the insurance, life and health category for the second consecutive year. In 2015, Aflac's contact centers were recognized by J.D. Power by providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" for the Live Phone Channel. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac and One Day PaySM, visit or
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