Early detection matters

At Freenome, our focus is on detecting cancer early and making screening more accessible.

A clinician working in a Freenome laboratory where early cancer detection matters
A clinician working in a Freenome laboratory where early cancer detection matters
Jimmy Lin, M.D., Ph.D., MHS, Chief Scientific Officer

“For the first time in human history, we can combine multiple different technologies that work together to find cancer early. For this reason, I believe cancer is a problem that will be solved in our lifetime.”

Jimmy Lin, M.D., Ph.D., MHS, Chief Scientific Officer

Jimmy Lin, M.D., Ph.D., MHS
Chief Scientific Officer

Beyond colorectal cancer

Lung cancer is the world’s deadliest cancer, but only about 5.8% of eligible people in the U.S. are screened for the disease.5,7 We are recruiting as many as 20,000 geographically and demographically representative participants for the PROACT LUNG Study.
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