Our Strategy & Impact

People Behind the Progress

It takes teamwork to bring new treatments to cancer patients. Scientists, patients, and donors make it possible for us to create lifesaving therapies. Thanks to our community, we continue to fund groundbreaking scientific studies leading to the next great discoveries. We launch clinical trials that give patients new options and hope. And we bring all of us closer to a world free from the fear of cancer.

Read more below about the important people behind the progress at CRI.

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  • Thomas Byrnes

    Active-Spirited Lawyer Not Deterred by Prostate Cancer

    For Tom Byrnes, the choice between chemo and a vaccine trial was no choice at all; chemo would have forced him to cut back on his favorite sports and his 10-hour workdays.
  • Ivan Kos, Ph.D.

    Giving Lung Cancer a Good Karate Kick

    Co-founder of a successful mental health clinic and a consultant to Eastern European government, Ivan Kos felt good about himself. Curiously, non-small cell lung cancer made him feel even better.