Caris Life Sciences®(Caris), the leading molecular science and technology company actively developing and delivering innovative solutions to revolutionize health care, announced today that The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center (MCWCC) has joined Caris’ Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA). The POA is a growing network of leading cancer centers across the globe that collaborate to advance precision oncology and biomarker-driven research. POA members work together to establish and optimize standards of care for molecular testing through innovative research focused on predictive and prognostic markers that improve the clinical outcomes for cancer patients.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the largest private research institution in Wisconsin, assisting communities in advancing health and equity by developing collaborative research and patient care coalitions. The only academic cancer research center in its area, the MCWCC, along with its clinical partners Froedtert Health and Children’s Wisconsin, serves a distinct region that includes large, underserved populations of patients who experience significant disparities in cancer incidence and outcomes, as well as face unique cancer problems.