Learning About Cancer
How do we cure cancer?
The answer is research.
Researchers in laboratories and clinics, universities, medical centers, government and industry are working not only to overcome this disease, but also to prevent it.
Will you be a part of the next generation of cancer researchers?
Online Resources for High School Students and TeachersResources recommended by Centre of the Cell
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories – Inside Cancer and DNA InteractiveHistoric and current research on cancer, online materials and classroom-based activities, an online community for teachers
At-Bristol Science Museum - Inside DNAInteractive website on DNA
WIKID: The Science CourseA variety of stimulating classroom activities to provoke lively discussion, even debate, on cancer-related topics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI) - BiointeractiveVideo lectures from top researchers, animations and teaching materials on cancer research, biology and treatment
Centre of the Cell - Cancer: Damaged GenesEngaging games and other interactive teaching activities for young people
Teachers TV Topical and relevant videos on cancer (via patient experiences) and cancer research and genomics
Stand Up To CancerAs the next generation of doctors, scientists and leaders, you have the power to stand up and help end cancer. Take action this fall by starting a Stand Up To Cancer club at your high school. Check out www.su2c.org/clubs for more details.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to make a difference and join the SU2C movement. Your club will be invited to participate in a special SU2C challenge with a chance to be on national television during the next SU2C televised event on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX.
By starting an SU2C club, you gain access to exclusive videos, music and materials to help you create your own unique events and to spread the word at your school. We invite you to start by listening to a special message from Emma Stone. This is where the end of cancer begins.
Cancer ResearchRead more about current research from the seven scientific journals published by the American Association for Cancer Research. Cancer research in the news.
Cancer PolicyThe AACR Cancer Policy Monitor Newsletter keeps you fully informed about the federal policies that influence cancer research. Read Cancer Policy Monitor.