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Cancer Research: Cell and Gene Targeted Treatments

Attack Only the Cancer, Not the Patient

We fund research into safe, effective therapies that promise to eliminate devestating side effects. 100% of your donation will fund research for all cancers.

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Why should I support your work?

Cell and Gene Therapy Research for Cancer targets specific gene and cell mutations, thereby reducing or eliminating devastating and debilitating side effects of traditional treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. ACGT is the only non-profit in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapy research. 

Why does your charity exist?

We support revolutionary scientific research into the causes, treatment and prevention of all types of cancer using cells and genes as medicine. Cell and gene therapies for cancer attack the cancer, not the patient.

What specifically do you do?

We identify, fund and monitor innovative research that meets a rigorous set of scientific standards, and has the potential, in the foreseeable future, to treat cancers of all types, without toxic side effects. 

How will this make a difference?

Cell and gene therapy treatments for cancer are saving lives, now. More research is needed to move more of these therapies from the laboratory to more patients. 

We will educate the public about the potential for cancer gene therapy and facilitate greater collaborations among the scientific community to foster the best possible research and ultimately the best treatment.

How is your work different from that of other, similar charities?

We are the only non-profit in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to funding cell and gene therapies for cancer.

What have you accomplished?

Funded first gene therapy treatment approved by the FDA in August 2017.

$27.4 Million – 54 grants in the U.S. and Canada
• $14.0 Million to fund Discovery
• $13.4 Million for Translational Research and 223 grant applications reviewed by our Scientific Advisory Council
52 Research Fellows represent 33 top institutions
 

How can I be sure you’ll use my money wisely?

We are a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity and a Gold-Participant level with GuideStar.  Audited financial statements are available upon request.