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INTERNATIONAL CANCER ALLIANCE FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONINTERNATIONAL CANCER ALLIANCE FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Our Company Who is ICare? The International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education (ICARE) is a non-profit organization, 501(c) (3), that supports, initiates and directs cutting edge cancer research projects and provides high-quality, focused, us... Read more
Our Company Who is ICare? The International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education (ICARE) is a non-profit organization, 501(c) (3), that supports, initiates and directs cutting edge cancer research projects and provides high-quality, focused, user-friendly cancer information to each patient as well as their physician on an ongoing, personalized basis.
Our MissionOur MissionICARE is devoted to creating investigative partnerships among patients, physicians, and cancer researchers. Toward this end, the mission of ICARE is threefold:¥ To increase the flow of new, life-saving therapy information to cancer patients and their doctors. To convene investigative teams (I-Teams), composed of the world's top doctors, scientists, students and patients/advocates, that will attempt to define all available therapy options for the specific cancers represented in that team.¥ To hasten the movement of new therapy research from the laboratory to the patient through support of clinical trials and research.¥ To serve as an active advocate for creativity and innovative thinking in cancer research.Goals of ICare's Cancer Information¥ Increase survival rates through better patient/physician awareness of options¥ Increase use of state-of-the-art therapies, including those in clinical trials, that promise fewer harmful side-effects, greater effectiveness¥ Decrease time required to move promising therapies out of the lab and to the patient.