The commitment to cancer research is why so many cancer survivors successfully fight their disease. Patients undergoing treatment hope that cancer researchers will find the keys to unlock the particular mysteries of their cancers.

Because research brings hope; basic science, clinical and public health researchers at the Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center collaborate to answer complex questions that lead to promising new treatments and therapies.

Collaborative efforts include areas such as:
  • Translation of science from bench to bedside
  • Cancer genomics and precision medicine
  • Cancer imaging
  • Use of natural products for treatment and symptom control
  • Nanotechnology
  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Health disparities research

Cancer Accreditations

Fighting Cancer: For Dr. Pasche, It’s Personal

Boris Pasche, MD, PhD, FACP, had already earned medical degrees in his native Switzerland and also Sweden as well as a doctorate degree on blood clotting, immigrated to the United States, and started an internship at New York Hospital, when a personal epiphany reset his career plans.  Read the full Director's Welcome.