Eric Lefkofsky Receives Funding for Personalizing Cancer Care

Who is Eric Lefkofsky and what is Tempus? Lefkofsky is the Co-Founder of Groupon, along with several other businesses, including Tempus. Tempus is a cutting edge technology company that gathers data in order to improve cancer care. The company is now receiving funding in order to continue down the path of cancer research and care for individuals. Lefkofsky continues to spearhead the use of technology in order to benefit patients.

Tempus has recently received 80 million dollars in funding from groups of new and existing investors. With this new funding, they are able to continue to grow the company. At already 400 employees, they need the funding in order to add more workforce to drive their mission. Success is something that Eric Lefkofsky is used to seeing as co-founder of several innovative companies. He wants to use the newest technology in order to continue the best care for cancer patients across the United States.

Tempus likes to focus on improving care. They gather data based on treatment that was provided to previous patients, then use that to evaluate the best goals. The leadership team works together in order to personalize care by collecting large volumes of information, to find what will provide the most advantages. As a team they are excited to see technology continue to help patients during their most vulnerable time.

As part of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, the private charitable foundation aims to fund medical research. The foundation, Co-Chaired by Eric Lefkofsky, along with his wife, focuses on providing care to those who are in need, with a focus on acute cancer research. Having a history of Cancer in their family has propelled them to both look for ways to cure cancer, and increase quality of life.
If Lefkofsky can continue to empower doctors to find ways to evaluate cancer for the benefits of patients, then he is meeting his lifelong goals within his company. He continues to strive for efforts in doing so, and promoting that Tempus will be the company to promote better healthcare for citizens.

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