We envision a world freed from the burden of cancer.
Our mission at CEDAR is to detect and stop lethal cancers at the earliest stage because early detection saves lives. This is an ambitious goal, one that requires novelty, creativity, and innovation.
Our guiding principles inform everything we do.
They inspire our organizational structure, our research support, and our long-term strategy.
At CEDAR, we are changing how cancer research is done.
We conduct groundbreaking translational cancer research to help improve the lives and health of our community. We have three major societal aims:
Help people maintain a high quality of life and reduce cancer mortality
Science and technology transfer to the clinic
Create a global cancer early detection community
Quality training and partnerships build capacity
Make a positive impact on the health of Oregon's economy
Start-ups and technology transfer to industry