Celebrate Breakthrough Cancer Research

  • | Dec 24 2015 |

As we celebrate this wonderful season of giving, we want to thank all of our donors for helping support ACGT’s breakthrough research. And we want to thank our researchers and their patients who are continually moving cell and gene therapies for cancer to the forefront of innovation in the treatment of this deadly disease.

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Patient in China Free of Leukemia After CAR T cell Therapy,

  • | Dec 17 2015 |

In China, a patient whose life was close to its end was completely cured of leukemia by stimulating the immune system using CAR T-cell therapy. In the first study of its type, all cancer cells quickly disappeared.

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An Amazing, Unprecedented Documentary on Cancer

  • | Mar 30 2015 |

At Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), we strive to revolutionize how we treat and understand cancer. The scientists we fund, and the donors who share their resources, envision a world where a cancer diagnosis doesn’t signal hopelessness.

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Immunotherapy Receives a $100 Million Boost

  • | Feb 16 2015 |

The University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center — one of the most esteemed cancer laboratories and centers in the world — is in the vanguard of advancing and unlocking the amazing abilities of immunotherapy.

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ACGT Advisor Makes Immunotherapy More Accessible

  • | Feb 02 2015 |

At Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), our vision is to transform cancer from a harrowing disease into a manageable diagnosis. We believe — along with the brilliant scientists who provide research, treatment and scientific counsel — that this can be unlocked through immunotherapy and cell and gene therapies.

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ACGT Grantees Achieve Milestones in Lymphyblastic Leukemia Research and Treatment

  • | Jan 15 2015 |

Lymphyblastic leukemia is a destructive, painful blood cancer that progresses quickly and can be fatal within months if left untreated. And while treatments such as chemotherapy are currently commonly used, many patients suffer relapse, lowering the disease’s overall cure rate to between 30 and 40 percent.

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Tell Us Why Cancer Research Matters To You This #GivingTuesday

  • | Dec 01 2014 |

In the spirit of #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back on December 2, Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) asks donors to support their favorite causes in the spirit of the holiday season.

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Moving Beyond Awareness – How You Can Support the Fight Against Cancer

  • | Oct 23 2014 |

October is breast cancer awareness month and an important reminder than one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes. It is also a reminder that regardless of the source of the cancer a month-long observance is not enough.

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Immunotherapy Approaches Presented at AACR Meeting

  • | May 07 2014 |

We found this excellent blog on CRI’s website summarizing several of the immunotherapy approaches presented at the recent AACR meeting. Click here to read the post. As you may know, CRI is dedicated solely to immunotherapy.

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The Importance of Philanthropy in Our Fight Against Cancer

  • | Apr 23 2014 |

Progress in the war against cancer involves so many dimensions – the ingenuity and dedication of physicians and oncologists, new and improved technologies for battling the disease, and proper funding to accelerate our research and make for more functional laboratories.

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