Giving to the Rogel Cancer Center
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Make a Difference for Cancer Patients

You can impact the cancer journey for patients and families. From rare childhood brain cancers and leukemia to breast, lung, prostate cancers, and more, we are providing breakthrough care today and creating the therapies of tomorrow.

Your gift will enable us to:

  • Accelerate discovery research
  • Develop new treatments and conduct clinical trials
  • Provide support and complementary therapies to patients and families
  • Increase access to care and decrease disparities
  • Educate the next game changers in the cancer field

The Rogel Cancer Center is one of the top providers in the country and No. 1 in Michigan. We are a critical resource for everyone who needs us, with faculty collaborating across 53 departments. Your support will drive progress and help save and improve lives.

Giving Opportunities
Rogel Cancer Center Fund for Discovery
Help support cancer research at its earliest stages by providing funds to create an "incubator" for promising ideas to be developed. To date, every dollar of seed money in the fund has generated approximately $8 in subsequent federal funding!
Help us find answers
Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery Fund
The Forbes Institute will encourage scientists across the university to undertake high-risk, high-reward initiatives with the potential to drive new advances in cancer research, fueling rapid development of innovative technology and new therapies.
Bolster cancer research
Rogel Cancer Center Patient and Family Support Services Program
Gifts to this fund relieve many of the burdens cancer places on patients and their families. Services are provided by cancer specialists in psychology, social work, art therapy, nutrition, finance, and countless other areas.
Help patients and families
Rogel Cancer Center Director's Leadership Fund
From the purchase of new equipment, to the establishment of new laboratories, to keeping doctors, nurses, and researchers abreast of the latest cancer information, the Director's Leadership Fund enables quick response to keep work at the cancer center mov
Advance our mission
Rogel Cancer Center Fund
Your gift enables the cancer center to direct resources where they are most needed or where opportunities are greatest, from upgrading or replacing a critical piece of medical equipment to providing important resources to researchers and clinicians.
Support cancer innovation and care

Philanthropy is really a critical element in our success — the initial rocket stage that gets the very best research ideas off the launch pad.

Eric Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center
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Julie was a master gardener who grew up on a fruit farm in southwest Michigan. She also had a family history of cancer, which sadly foreshadowed her own ovarian cancer diagnosis.
Partner With Us

We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

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