Target a Better Now | ADC Technology Cancer Treatment | ImmunoGen

Target a

better Now

Targeting a better life for people with cancer is why we get up in the morning. It’s not enough to disrupt the progress of someone’s cancer; we want to keep cancer from disrupting someone’s life.

 

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Meet Lisa

Meet Lisa. A high-energy adventurer, wife, and friend who plans it all, from brunches to girls’ weekends – and who has made it her mission to educate women about the hidden signs of ovarian cancer.

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Meet Gayle

Meet Gayle. A fiercely independent, sharp-witted wife, mother, and proud grandmother who has effectively beat acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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our SCIENCE

Antibody-drug conjugates, or ADCs, are a targeted way to treat cancer.

For over 35 years, ImmunoGen has been researching and developing ADCs designed to disrupt the progression of cancer. Because we believe life deserves fewer interruptions and more good days.

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Over 35 years ago, ImmunoGen began as an idea

Baruj Benacerraf, head of the Sydney Farber Cancer Institute (now the Dana Farber Cancer Institute), was approached by a small group of investors with a vision: to create more effective, better tolerated anti-cancer therapies. Specifically, they wanted to find a way to leverage the targeting ability of antibodies to deliver toxic drug directly to cancer cells. Benacerraf went on to suggest that the investors start with a grant from which the Institute would work with dedicated scientists.

The rest, they say, is our history…

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