Cancer Research & Treatment
Cancer is now the number one killer of adults under age 85 in the United
States; and when all cancers are averaged together, only 50 percent of
Americans diagnosed with cancer survive.
Aaron Sachs is pleased to support cancer research and treatment. The impact
of cancer has affected family members of Aaron Sachs & Associates,
P.C.. In fact, Aaron’s mother died as a result of cancer when he
was 15 years old. The following is a brief description of the charities
the firm has supported in our fight against cancer.
St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never
pay for treatment not covered by insurance. St. Jude continues to be the
only National Cancer Institute – funded cancer center devoted solely
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s interdisciplinary terms
of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent,
diagnose and treat cancer and related diseases. Located in Seattle, Washington,
Hutchinson Center researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring
a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope to their
work and the world. With science that spans the full spectrum of cancer
research, the Center is uniquely qualified not only to discover, but to
implement lifesaving breakthroughs. As a testament to its research excellence,
the Hutchinson Center receives more peer-reviewed funding from the National
Institutes of Health than any other independent research center in the
United States. This bedrock of support has enabled many research accomplishments
over the past three decades.
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-James Cancer Hospital
(OSUCCC-James) is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative
cancer centers designated as fully comprehensive by the National Cancer
Institute (NCI). Ranked by US New and World Reports as 15th in the USA
and number one in Ohio, “The James” has a 160 bed cancer hospital
and over 275 funded faculty researchers from 14 of the University’s
18 colleges focused on preventing and curing cancer in children and adults.
The OSUCCC-James is only one of the five cancer centers in the country
awarded contracts for Phase I and Phase II early cancer drug testing from
the NCI. There is a strong emphasis on experimental cancer drug development,
human cancer genetics and the prevention of cancer.