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About Us

Mission & Vision

AbbVie is deeply committed to using science to shape the way cancer is treated in order to make a remarkable impact on people's lives. AbbVie believes that tackling the toughest challenges in oncology takes all of us, which is why we work closely with research partners, healthcare and clinical experts, industry peers, health authorities, patients and patient advocacy groups to discover, research and develop cancer therapies that may help address the unmet needs of people affected by cancer around the world.

Key Facts

15 Primary Research and Manufacturing Facilities Around the World
3 AbbVie R&D Sites in the U.S. Focused on Oncology
190+ Global Clinical Trials
3 Approved Oncology Compounds

Working Together

Our internal research efforts are balanced with external collaborations across the highest levels of industry, academia and government. Working together enables us to help foster creative thinking that goes beyond existing science, allowing us to explore the potential of AbbVie's discoveries and develop first-in-class medicines that aim to shape the way cancer is treated.

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People & Culture

We are a multidisciplinary team of people committed to advancing the field of cancer research and improving people's lives. Get to know the oncology teams that are helping to drive advancements in research and development at AbbVie.

Tackling Cancer Together

Our pioneering oncology research and development may shape the way cancer is treated. See how the AbbVie team is taking on the challenges of cancer.

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Groundbreaking Work

Andrew Petros, principal research scientist at AbbVie, was part of a team that led the way to a breakthrough discovery in apoptosis.

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Innovative Pipeline

See members of our team talk about our approach to building a robust oncology pipeline.

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A scientific career in oncology at AbbVie puts employees at the forefront of making a remarkable impact on people's lives. Our wide range of programs offer opportunities to work alongside some of the world's most respected scientists and industry leaders.

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