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)
is a major
global health concern and the leading cause of death and disability worldwide1
1. Vilahur G et al. Eur Heart J Suppl 2014; 16(Suppl_A): A7-A11.
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.
1. Torre LA, et al. CA Cancer J Clin 2015;65(2):87–108.
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