We’re working to invent a world where cancer isn’t just treated, but cured.
Our mission is to deliver breakthrough innovations that extend and improve the lives of people with cancer
We are working to prevent cancer where we can and give patients more ways to treat their cancer, more quality in their lives and more time.
Everyone knows someone who has been touched by cancer. When that diagnosis happens, what matters most isn't what the next breakthrough is - but when it will get here.
Our work in oncology
patients who have been treated with commercially available Merck oncology medicines over the past five years
clinical trials involving our cancer medicines
cancers that our products are being studied in
Our research in cancer
Our team of researchers and scientists brings together a deep understanding of genomics, biology and the immune system to advance the way we fight cancer.
Programs that can make a difference
We believe in doing all we can to help address the physical, mental and emotional challenges of life with the disease. That's why we focus on creating programs that can help and connect deeply with the patient community.
Your Cancer Story shares stories of hope and strength from survivors and caregivers - poignant reminders that no one has to face cancer alone.
Worth the Fight: Taking on Lung Cancer empowers people with advanced lung cancer and their loved ones to take an active role in their cancer care and talk to their health care team to understand the treatment options that might be right for them.
It takes all of us to beat cancer
Hear from the people behind the data and the patients who inspire us to tackle one of the world’s greatest health challenges.
Taking on lung cancer is worth the fight
Why we fight How to fight Finding out you have advanced lung cancer is stressful and it can be hard to absorb all of the information shared. Conversations with your health care team can feel like a blur. A new survey showed that 9 out of 10 health care professionals (87%) felt it was easy […]
4 ways to drive progress in cancer care beyond the pandemic
Vicki Goodman, vice president, therapeutic area head, late-stage oncology, on how we’re supporting cancer care despite COVID-19 and what it means for the future
Our commitment to patients is unwavering
As long as there are still patients in hospitals, doctors desperate to add years to the lives of their patients, and a world where treatments aren’t accessible to all, we will be here: fighting with all we have to deliver more, sooner.