YOUR Cancer is not just about your cancer: it’s about making it OUR cancer.
To advancing the science of cancer to deliver life-changing medicines to patients most in need, and recognize and support everyone in the cancer community who shares this passion.
Introducing YOUR Cancer, an effort to spotlight the community and recognize those at the forefront of cancer care – bringing together patients, caregivers, advocacy groups, researchers, healthcare providers, policymakers and all those on the JOURNEY that has brought us miles closer to a world without cancer.
YOUR Cancer is personal and yet, something so many share.
YOUR Cancer is your favorite meal made in a neighbor’s home or the friends that act like you’re not sick at all. It is time with your favorite nurse and the doctors who won’t stop in the face of any sickness. YOUR Cancer is the college lab tech who wants to grow up to save the world and the policymaker who fights for funds to fight your cancer; it is the researchers who try, fail, and try again until they find the treatment that could just possibly defeat YOUR Cancer.
Amplifies the voices of individuals and organizations who have played crucial roles in the effort to support those facing cancer.
Brings together the cancer community to pursue the common goal of eliminating cancer as a cause of death.
Knows the strength in numbers that come from the researchers, physicians, nurses and everyone who extends a supportive hand.
Celebrates the incredible advancements made to personalize and improve cancer treatments, access to care, and outcomes.
About the Program Sponsor – AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca’s goal is to serve as a convener and enabler of those in the cancer community who are helping us to achieve the goal of eliminating cancer as a cause of death.
We have a deep-rooted heritage in Oncology with current medicines in lung, ovarian, breast and blood cancers and a commitment to following the science to bring new treatments to earlier stages of disease and new tumor types. Our goal is to ensure that each patient is able to get personalized treatment – the right medicine, for the right patient – and to transform patients’ lives through innovative medicines.
By harnessing the power of four scientific platforms – Immuno-Oncology, Tumor Drivers and Resistance, DDR and Antibody Drug Conjugates – and by championing the development of personalized combinations, AstraZeneca has the vision to redefine cancer treatment and one day eliminate cancer as a cause of death.