According to statistics conducted by the National Cancer Institute in the US, approximately 14.5 million people were living with cancer as at 2014. It is presumed that everyone knows of someone who has had the terrible disease. What’s more, the number of people who have cancer is predicted to go up by 2024, to a figure of more than 19 million. It is for this reason, companies like Tempus have come up to make remarkable advances in a quest to make a prognosis of the disease.
Eric Lefkofsky who is CEO and the co-founder of the Tempus Company established the company in 2016. It is a technology company that has developed an operating system that collects data to help in fighting cancer. The firm heads in data-enabled accurate precision medicine. Again, Eric Lefkofsky’s wife was unfortunately diagnosed with breast cancer, a factor that showed the extent to which the healthcare industry speed and technology can miss out hence the need for a Prognosis Company.
Tempus company was established on the basis to help corral information that could lead to prognosis. The company enables the physician to give cancer care through its machine learning platform and analysis. Also, Tempus provides genomic sequencing services, molecular analysis, and therapeutic data that enable physicians to make real-time and data-driven decisions.
About Eric Lefkofsky
Eric Lefkofsky is a businessman who was born in September 1969 in Southfield Michigan. He went to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and graduated in in 1991. Eric went ahead with his studies and studied law where he graduated in 1993. Nevertheless, Eric Lefkofsky didn’t practice law but preferred to work in the fields of technology. He teamed up with a college friend and started doing business.
Moreover, though Eric Lefkofsky was from Michigan, he spent most of his adult life in Chicago. Again, Tempus is headquartered in Chicago where he serves as one of its CEO. Additionally, Eric is a co-founder of Groupon Company, and also serves on the boards of directors of Lurie’s Children’s Memorial Hospital. At his age, Eric Lefkofsky has achieved a lot that most people would wish to accomplish in a lifetime.
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