Where the Cure Starts

Welcome to the START Center for Cancer Research, where the cure starts. We are a global leader in cancer research, dedicated to the relentless pursuit of hope for patients and their families.

The Cure Starts Here

A Message from our Chairman & CEO

Nick Slack, MBE

About Us

Our mission goes beyond clinical trials; it is about transforming the lives of those affected by cancer through groundbreaking research and innovative treatments.

Our Commitment to Community

We believe in the power of community. We are deeply rooted in community oncology centers around the world, working closely with patients, families, and their dedicated physicians. We understand the unique challenges and needs of each community we serve, and we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of those who value our work the most.

Unmatched Expertise and Reach

With a global network of specialized early phase Units, The START Center for Cancer Research is unmatched in its experience and culture of quality. Our team of highly skilled Research Staff and early phase Principal Investigators is the largest in the world, bringing together diverse expertise and knowledge. We have worked on over 43 FDA/EMA approved therapies, pushing the boundaries of cancer research and treatment.


Our Research Site Locations

With 8 research locations across the United States and Europe, we are the largest community-based early phase oncology research organization in the world. Led by a proven management and clinical research team, we have an established track record of success with leading biopharma sponsors and CROs.

Research Team

Our Principal Investigators

We are home to a team of distinguished Principal Investigators (PIs) dedicated to pioneering breakthroughs in oncology. With a collective experience spanning decades, our 25 PIs have been instrumental in the development and approval of 43 FDA/EMA-approved therapies. Their expertise traverses a myriad of oncological indications, ensuring comprehensive coverage across the spectrum of cancer care. At The START Center for Cancer Research, our PIs are at the forefront of innovation, driving forward our mission to provide hope and access to cutting-edge treatments for cancer patients worldwide.

Commitment to Speed and Progress

Time is of the essence in the fight against cancer. We understand the urgency and the weight of every moment. That is why we are unwavering in our commitment to speed up the research process and remove the barriers that hinder progress. We believe that by accelerating the transition from trials to treatments, we can bring hope to those who need it most.

Commitment to Speed and Progress

A Movement for Change

At The START Center for Cancer Research, we are not just a company; we are a movement. Our ethos is unwavering: to catalyze groundbreaking research in every community we touch, turning the hope of a cure into a reality for all. We collaborate with leading institutions, researchers, and organizations worldwide to drive innovation and advance cancer care.

Join us in our mission to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients. Together, we can create a future where cancer is no longer a devastating diagnosis, but a conquerable challenge.
Contact us today to learn more about our research, clinical trials, and how you can support our mission. Together, we can make a difference.

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