We passionately improve health
million adult people
in the world are living with diabetes, with Type 2 diabetes accounting for 90% of all cases1
1 Diabetes Atlas 8th edition 2017, International Diabetes Federation. http://www.diabetesatlas.org (link is external) (accessed Apr 2018)
At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are providing new hope for patients by taking cancer on. Our primary focus is in lung and gastrointestinal cancers, with the goal of delivering breakthrough, first-in-class treatments that can help win the fight against cancer. Our commitment to innovation has resulted in pioneering treatments for lung cancer and we are advancing a unique pipeline of cancer cell directed agents, immune oncology therapies and intelligent combination approaches to help combat many cancers.
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2. Ferlay J, et al. GLOBOCAN 2012 v1.0, Cancer Incidence and Mortality Worldwide: IARC CancerBase No. 11. Lyon, France: International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2013. http://globocan.iarc.fr/Pages/burden_sel.aspx (Accessed: 3 July 2017).
3. Schvartsman G, et al. Ther Adv Med Oncol 2016;8(6):460–73.
Our focus is on improving the quality of life of patients suffering from debilitating respiratory diseases and enabling them to maintain a more independent life