January 19, 2017

ACGT 2017 Anniversary Gala

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Anniversary Gala to Honor Dr. John Lahey with the first Edward Netter Award for Business ACGT’s Anniversary Gala will take … Read More

Cures Act

December 9, 2016

Senate Passes Cures Bill

The 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide $4.8 billion in new funding for biomedical research, passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate with strong bipartisan support. ‘Cures’ includes $1.8 billion in funding to the Cancer Moonshot initiative. Another nearly $3 billion will go toward the Precision Medicine and BRAIN initiatives. Read More

The Levis Family with Dr. Savio L.C. Woo, Chairman Emeritus ACGT Scientific Advisory Council

June 3, 2016

Back on Par

In 2012, Bob Levis, an Allentown, Pennsylvania resident, believed he had come to the end of his life. Diagnosed in 2002 with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, … Read More

Lung Cancer

February 26, 2014

Dr. Jack Roth’s Patient with Adenocarcinoma

I am an almost five year survivor of Stage IV NSCLC, adenocarcinoma. I attribute this amazing achievement to the grace of God, aggressive treatment and a “no stone left unturned” attitude. This attitude led me years ago to ACGT and the pioneering work of people like Dr. Jack Roth. Read More

The mission of ACGT is to seek out and 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 are destroying tumors every day in the laboratory and in human trials, targeting only the cancer with few side effects to healthy tissue.  ACGT’s rigorous grant review process, under the guidance of a preeminent Scientific Advisory Council,  have resulted in some of the most successful breakthroughs in the history of cancer treatments and led to many patients in complete remission.

100% of our funding supports innovation and translational science that is proving again and again to offer better treatment options than the traditional therapies of chemotherapy, surgery and radiation. Every donation brings us closer to saving lives and changing the way we treat cancer forever.