Cancer Treatments

The historical “one-size-fits-all” cancer treatment approach doesn’t work for everyone, and sometimes has done more harm than good.

Cancer is still the second most common cause of death in the United States. While people are now surviving longer after a diagnosis, fundamental questions remain: how cancer starts, grows, and why many people are resistant to current therapies.

It’s possible,
with your help

New and precise approaches to cancer treatments are within reach, but come at a cost. Your support helps us find cures — faster.

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Targeted and Effective
Cancer Weapons

Imagine powerful, precise genetic profiling for each person with cancer, giving them the effective, individualized treatments they need.

JAX’s approach to understanding people’s unique genome and cancer can lead to new ways to treat cancers without harming patients, and even prevent cancer from happening in the first place.


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Give to The Helix Fund

The Helix Fund fuels our scientific research and education. Learn more about the Helix Fund Signature Societies, named after distinguished JAX scientists, and the Catalyst Circle, JAX’s monthly giving society.
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Make a Tribute Gift

You can commemorate a special occasion and honor someone special by making a gift to JAX in their name. Learn more

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Make a planned gift

You can make a lasting gift through your will or give appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate or other tax beneficial assets. Learn more or contact Laura Eldridge, Director of Major and Planned Gifts.


Fund Our Scientists

You can give our scientists needed resources, including endowed chairs, postdoctoral fellowships, and educational opportunities. Learn more


Learn about Cancer Research at JAX

JAX researchers are committed and determined to genetically “hack” individual cancers and give hope to patients and their families. Learn more

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Partner With Us: Corporations and Foundations

Contact Peter Lamothe to learn more about opportunities for you to join with JAX to discover treatments and cures.