Even though Eric Lefkofsky wasn’t able to directly help cancer patients by providing them treatment, he did find that collecting data and giving people the things they needed to use cancer treatment was a way he could help them. Part of what allowed Eric Lefkofsky the chance to help cancer was his dedication to the community and to the people who were fighting it. He wanted the doctors to have the resources they needed and that went back to him making sure he could get all the data he needed to show people what they would be able to get from cancer treatment. For Eric Lefkofsky, this was a big part of how he could give back to the community and how he would be able to help other people who were trying to fight the disease. Since cancer was so close to his heart, he felt it would be something he could do to actually make a difference.
Tempus was able to do a lot on their own to gather data on cancer treatment, but they had their limitations. Eric Lefkofsky recognized this and wanted to do things differently. He chose to use a partnership to make that happen. When he teamed up with Cancerlinq, it gave him the chance he needed to try and help those who were in need. With the two companies working together, they were prepared to make the right moves and give people what they were looking for. It gave him the chance to try and do things differently. It also allowed both companies to have access to resources they needed.
When the companies agreed to a 10-year partnership, they found they were going to make things better for themselves. They had hoped they would be able to try and make things easier. They also found they could do different things that would give them the ability to try and make their business the best it could be. Eric Lefkofsky was dedicated to making sure they could provide doctors with data that woud make cancer treatment better than what it had been in the past.