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American Association for Cancer Research to Host Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 16-20, 201619392/8/2016 1:25:18 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx63False2016-02-08T13:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClass82BA16D8102343A1A623A51D06B283BE"><p>​PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will be hosting its <a href="/Meetings/Pages/MeetingDetail.aspx?EventItemID=63&amp;DetailItemID=224" target="_blank">Annual Meeting</a>, April 16-20, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.</p><p>The meeting will draw approximately 19,000 scientists, clinicians, advocates, and others to discuss advances in the field of cancer science. The multidisciplinary program will include an outstanding roster of speakers, hundreds of invited talks, and more than 6,000 proffered papers.</p><p>View the meeting program <a href="/Meetings/Pages/MeetingDetail.aspx?EventItemID=63&amp;DetailItemID=364" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Registration is complimentary for credentialed news media. Members of the media can register by contacting Lauren Riley at <a href="mailto&#58;lauren.riley@aacr.org" target="_blank">lauren.riley@aacr.org</a> or 215-446-7155.</p><p>Public information officers at medical institutes and cancer centers can also register by contacting Riley.</p><p>The press room will be located in Room 350-351 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130). The press room is a fully functioning office with computers, printers, wireless internet access, and refreshments.</p><p>Those following on social media can join the conversation on Twitter at <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/hashtag/AACR16" target="_blank">#AACR16</a>.</p><p>For more information, contact Lauren Riley at <a href="mailto&#58;lauren.riley@aacr.org" target="_blank">lauren.riley@aacr.org</a> or 215-446-7155, Julia Gunther at <a href="mailto&#58;julia.gunther@aacr.org" target="_blank">julia.gunther@aacr.org</a> or 215-446-6896, Lauren Walens at <a href="mailto&#58;lauren.walens@aacr.org" target="_blank">lauren.walens@aacr.org</a> or 215-446-7163, or Jeff Molter at <a href="mailto&#58;jeff.molter@aacr.org" target="_blank">jeff.molter@aacr.org</a> or 267-210-3965.</p></div>
Cancer Research Catalyst Blog: 2016 Forecast on Cancer Research and Treatment Advances151301/28/2016 7:08:38 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx62False2016-01-28T19:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClass16E77726CB344765B9478F93ACD75610"><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em></a>, the blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/experts-forecast-cancer-prevention-and-treatment-advances-in-2016/" target="_blank">features a post</a> from cancer experts in the areas of cancer precision medicine, immunotherapy, and prevention on potential advances in cancer research in 2016, particularly in light of the recent developments from the Obama administration’s focus on ending cancer as we know it and President Barack Obama’s cancer task force formed today. </p><p>Srivani Ravoori, PhD, AACR senior science writer, spoke with Suzanne Topalian, MD, of Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center; David Solit, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; and Fergus Couch, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, who shared their predictions for cancer immunology, precision medicine, and prevention.</p><p>These posts are part of the continuing mission of <em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em> to further accelerate the growth and spread of knowledge about cancer, while providing helpful and interesting information to AACR members and the public. </p><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank">Visit the blog</a> and subscribe. </p><p><em>Editor’s Note&#58; Media are welcome to freely repost and use excerpts, the infographics, or the video pieces. Please cite the source and link to </em><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>blog.aacr.org</em></a><em>&#58; “Originally posted on </em>Cancer Research Catalyst<em>, the official blog of the American Association for Cancer Research.”</em></p></div>
Cancer Research Catalyst Blog: Technology's Role in Fighting Cancer and Progress in Ovarian Cancer150761/28/2016 7:08:08 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx61False2016-01-25T19:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClassB99D972D54AB430F9C9DE41C60CBD052"><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em></a>, the blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/with-push-to-advance-cancer-research-technology-plays-vital-role-in-vice-president-bidens-cancer-initiative/" target="_blank">features a post</a> on the benefits and challenges associated with big-data initiatives that aim to pool information from cancer patients worldwide. The post includes details on AACR Project GENIE, the AACR’s data-sharing project that Vice President Joe Biden lauded in his opening remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week. </p><p>In addition, Eileen Glanton Loftus, AACR senior writer and editor, interviewed Franco Muggia, MD, senior medical oncologist at the NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center, for <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/ovarian_cancer_unique_challenges_and_opportunities_for_progress/" target="_blank">Ovarian Cancer&#58; Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Progress</a>, which was published as a guest article in <a href="http&#58;//journals.lww.com/oncology-times/Fulltext/2016/01250/VOICES__Despite_Advances%2c_Ovarian_Cancer_Remains.24.aspx" target="_blank"><em>Oncology Times</em></a>.&#160; </p><p>These posts are part of the continuing mission of <em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em> to further accelerate the growth and spread of knowledge about cancer, while providing helpful and interesting information to AACR members and the public. </p><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank">Visit the blog</a> and subscribe. </p></div>
Cancer Research Catalyst Blog: Biden's Cancer Initiative and To Treat or Not Treat Prostate Cancer149221/13/2016 5:09:14 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx59False2016-01-13T16:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClass2DE091CFF39E46F89DC54959B5AAC01C"><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em></a>, the blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), features a post, <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/state_of_the_union_cancer_initiative/" target="_blank">AACR Thanks President Obama and Vice President Biden for Their Strong Commitment to Cancer Research and Biomedical Science in State of the Union Address</a>. </p><p>In addition, William G. Nelson, MD, PhD, editor-in-chief of <a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Today</em></a> and director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, provides a guest post on early-stage prostate cancer&#58; <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/early-stage-prostate-cancer-to-treat-or-not-to-treat/" target="_blank">To Treat or Not to Treat</a>. </p><p>These posts are part of the continuing mission of <em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em> to further accelerate the growth and spread of knowledge about cancer, while providing helpful and interesting information to AACR members and the public. </p><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank">Visit the blog</a> and subscribe. </p></div>
Cancer Today Winter Issue Addresses the Promise of Big Data149371/14/2016 5:16:53 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx60False2016-01-12T05:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClass8B9C17EBCC6843138AC9243FE21C0E2C"><p>​PHILADELPHIA — The Winter 2015/2016 issue of <em>Cancer Today</em>, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), features “<a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/Winter2015/Pages/Big-Data-Sharing-Information-to-Improve-Care.aspx" target="_blank">Big Data&#58; Sharing Information to Improve Care</a>.” Using high-powered computers to gather and analyze massive amounts of patient information promises to revolution cancer care. But experts warn that patient concerns about privacy and other issues must be addressed. &#160;<br></p><p>Published quarterly by the AACR, <em>Cancer Today</em> is an authoritative resource for cancer patients, survivors, and their family members and friends. In every issue, <em>Cancer Today</em> offers information and inspiration to help readers face the challenges of diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and caregiving.<br></p><p>This issue of <em>Cancer Today</em> also includes “<a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/Winter2015/Pages/Changing-Course-Cancer-Survivor-Researcher-Jessica-Winter-Breast-Cancer.aspx" target="_blank">Changing Course</a>,” a profile of cancer researcher Jessica Winter, who was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer at the age of 35. “<a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/Winter2015/Pages/Honor-Your-Body-Cancer-Weight-Gain-Body-Image.aspx">Honor Your Body</a>” describes the issues faced by patients when cancer treatment leads to weight gain. “<a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/Winter2015/Pages/A-Dutch-Dilemma-smoking-netherlands.aspx">A Dutch Dilemma</a>” recounts a campaign in the Netherlands to push back tobacco regulation as part of a struggle over individual rights. “<a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/Winter2015/Pages/A-Storied-Life-John-Updike-lung-cancer.aspx">A Storied Life</a>” tells how Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike dealt with his late-stage lung cancer diagnosis.<br></p><p>To read these stories and others, go to <em><a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/">Cancer Today</a></em>, or follow the magazine on <a href="https&#58;//www.facebook.com/CancerToday">Facebook</a> and <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/CancerTodayMag">Twitter</a>. <br></p><p><em>Cancer Today</em> also publishes a free monthly e-newsletter, which contains links to web exclusives, information about events and resources, and highlights from new issues. <a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/pages/newsletter-signup.aspx">Click here to sign up</a>.<br>Media are welcome to use information from <em>Cancer Today</em>; however, we ask that you cite the source.</p><p><br></p></div>
AACR Leaders Met With Vice President Biden's Office to Discuss Progress and Future of Cancer Research148341/12/2016 5:19:01 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx58False2016-01-08T15:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClass2FF302374AAE4EEAA32C4E55C6992F76"><p>WASHINGTON — In response to Vice President Biden’s quest for “a moon shot in this country to cure cancer,” the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) convened a distinguished panel of cancer researchers and physician-scientists who met with the vice president’s office to help realize his goal of making “an absolute national commitment to end cancer as we know it today.” Fifteen AACR members, who are among the most prestigious cancer researchers in the world, highlighted the considerable progress in cancer research that has led to tremendous potential in areas such as precision medicine and immunotherapy.&#160;These AACR members discussed their areas of cancer expertise sharing the remarkable science underway, and offered insight into priorities that can help achieve the vice president’s moon shot vision to cure cancer.</p><p>Also discussed were several initiatives spearheaded by the AACR such as <a href="/genie">Project GENIE</a> (Genomics, Evidence, Neoplasia, Information, Exchange), which aims to facilitate clinical decision-making by linking the genetic profiles of tumors with clinical outcomes, and the <a href="http&#58;//www.cancerprogressreport.org/" target="_blank"><em>AACR Cancer Progress Report</em></a>, an annual chronicle of the progress made against cancer as told firsthand through the stories of cancer survivors. In the 2015 report, the AACR called for robust, sustained, and predictable funding increases for medical research, a viewpoint also shared by Biden and the majority of American voters as shown in a <a href="http&#58;//www.multivu.com/players/English/7613551-aacr-cancer-research-survey/" target="_blank">2015 AACR poll</a>.&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160; </p><p><strong>AACR representatives&#58;</strong></p><p><strong>José Baselga, MD, PhD</strong>, current AACR president (2015-2016); physician-in-chief and chief medical officer, Memorial Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York</p><p><strong>Charles L. Sawyers, MD</strong>, AACR past-president (2013-2014); chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York</p><p><strong>George D. Demetri, MD</strong>, current AACR board member; director of Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology and professor of medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston</p><p><strong>Patricia M. LoRusso, DO</strong>, current AACR board member; professor of medicine (medical oncology) and associate director of innovative medicine at Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut</p><p><strong>Elaine R. Mardis, PhD</strong>, current AACR board member; co-director of the McDonnell Genome Institute and professor of medicine, Washington University School of Medicine (Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University), St. Louis, Missouri</p><p><strong>Victor E. Velculescu, MD, PhD</strong>, current AACR board member; co-director of cancer biology and professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore</p><p><strong>Arul M. Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD</strong>, director, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, and professor of pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan</p><p><strong>Jeffrey A. Engelman, MD, PhD</strong>, director of thoracic oncology, director of molecular therapeutics, and scientific director for the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston</p><p><strong>Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD</strong>, director, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, scientific director, Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science, and senior physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston</p><p><strong>Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD</strong>, chair of&#160;systems biology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston</p><p><strong>Donald W. (Will) Parsons, MD, PhD</strong>, co-director, Brain Tumor Program, co-director, Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program, and director, Pediatric Center for Personal Cancer Genomics and Therapeutics, Baylor College of Medicine (Texas Children’s Cancer Center), Houston</p><p><strong>Barrett J. Rollins, MD, PhD</strong>, chief scientific officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston</p><p><strong>David B. Solit, MD</strong>, director, Center for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York</p><p><strong>Nikhil Wagle, MD</strong>, physician and assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston</p><p><strong>Mary M. Zutter, MD</strong>, assistant vice chancellor for integrative diagnostics; Louise B. McGavock professor of pathology, microbiology, and immunology; professor of cancer biology; and director, Host-Tumor Interaction Program, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee</p></div>
Cancer Research Catalyst Blog: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Past and Present1000912/8/2015 11:43:35 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx57False2015-12-08T17:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClassC38EC9038BB04D398DB1DC1DB2FF39EE"><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em></a>, the blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), features two new posts about the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), which is taking place Dec. 8-12. The conference is jointly sponsored by the AACR, the Cancer Therapy &amp; Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and Baylor College of Medicine. </p><p>Srivani Ravoori, PhD, AACR senior science writer, interviewed SABCS Co-director and AACR Past-president Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, to <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/sabcs-2015-symposium-co-director-carlos-l-arteaga-previews-important-advances-to-be-presented/" target="_blank">provide a preview</a> of important advances that will be presented at this year’s symposium. </p><p>Additionally, Kent Osborne, MD, director of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine and SABCS co-director, <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/history-san-antonio-breast-cancer-symposium/" target="_blank">provided a guest post</a> sharing the history of the symposium.</p><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank">Visit</a> the blog and subscribe.</p><p>For more information on SABCS, visit <a href="http&#58;//www.sabcs.org/" target="_blank">www.sabcs.org</a>.</p><p>Follow the meeting on Twitter&#58; <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?q=%23SABCS15" target="_blank">#SABCS15 </a></p></div>
Twitter Chat to Be Held Dec. 11 During the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium1000812/3/2015 8:57:45 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx56False2015-12-03T20:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClassE40D8F7E3BBC4AF6BE46538B7C3EA4CC"><p>SAN ANTONIO — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will be tweeting live during a Twitter chat titled “Progress Against Breast Cancer&#58; What’s New and Next,” Friday, Dec. 11, 1-2 p.m. CT. The Twitter chat will be moderated by <a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Today</em></a>, the AACR’s quarterly magazine for cancer patients and their families, in collaboration with the <a href="http&#58;//bcsmcommunity.org/bcsm-community/" target="_blank">Breast Cancer Social Media</a> (<a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?q=%23bcsm&amp;src=typd" target="_blank">#BCSM</a>) community, which began as a Twitter chat in order to host organized conversations on social media for those affected by breast cancer.</p><p>The chat will cover research presented at the <a href="http&#58;//www.sabcs.org/" target="_blank">2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium</a>, held Dec. 8–12, as well as general topics of interest to breast cancer patients, advocates, and researchers.<br>Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, PhD, SABCS co-director and AACR past-president, will be tweeting on behalf of the AACR.</p><p>Follow the conversation on Twitter and join in&#58; <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?f=tweets&amp;q=%23SABCSchat" target="_blank">#SABCSchat</a>.</p><p>Follow Cancer Today on Twitter&#58; <a href="http&#58;//www.twitter.com/cancertodaymag" target="_blank">@CancerTodayMag</a>.</p><p>Follow the AACR on Twitter&#58; <a href="http&#58;//www.twitter.com/aacr" target="_blank">@AACR</a>. </p><p>Follow the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium on Twitter&#58; <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?f=tweets&amp;vertical=default&amp;q=%23SABCS15" target="_blank">#SABCS15 </a></p></div>
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to Be Held Dec. 8-121000711/30/2015 3:45:32 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx55False2015-11-30T14:00:00Z<div class="ExternalClass13D426D1B5344ACE89D304D20D63D789"><p>SAN ANTONIO — The American Association for Cancer Research, The Cancer Therapy &amp; Research Center at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, and Baylor College of Medicine will be hosting the 2015 <a href="http&#58;//www.sabcs.org/" target="_blank">San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium</a>, Dec. 8–12, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio.</p><p><strong>Press Conferences</strong></p><ul><li>Press conferences will take place at 7&#58;30 a.m. CT on Wednesday, Dec. 9; Thursday, Dec. 10; and Friday, Dec. 11.</li><li>Reporters who are offsite may call into the press conferences. Teleconference information for these three press conferences will be distributed with the embargoed news releases. <br></li></ul><p><strong><br>Twitter Chat</strong></p><ul><li>A Twitter chat will take place at 1 p.m. CT on Friday, Dec. 11. The chat will cover research presented at SABCS as well as general topics of interest to breast cancer patients, advocates, and researchers.</li><li><a href="http&#58;//www.cancertodaymag.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Today</em></a> (<a href="http&#58;//www.twitter.com/cancertodaymag" target="_blank">@CancerTodayMag</a>), the AACR’s quarterly magazine for cancer patients and their families, will moderate the chat. Follow along using the hashtag <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?f=tweets&amp;q=%23sabcschat" target="_blank">#sabcschat</a>.</li></ul><p>&#160;</p><p>A press kit containing the releases and highlighted abstracts will be available in early December. </p><p><a href="http&#58;//www.sabcs.org/Program/Schedule-at-a-Glance" target="_blank">View</a> the scientific program.</p><p>Registration will be available to members of the media who provide credentials. For more information or to register for the meeting please contact Lauren Riley at <a href="mailto&#58;lauren.riley@aacr.org">lauren.riley@aacr.org</a> or 215-446-7155 or Julia Gunther at <a href="mailto&#58;julia.gunther@aacr.org">julia.gunther@aacr.org</a> or 215-446-6896.</p><p><a href="http&#58;//www.sabcs.org/Portals/SABCS/Documents/2015SABCSPressMediaRegistrationForm.pdf" target="_blank">Download</a> the press registration form.</p><p>Follow the meeting on Twitter&#58; <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?f=tweets&amp;vertical=default&amp;q=%23SABCS15" target="_blank">#SABCS15</a></p></div>
Cancer Research Catalyst Blog: Q&A on Colorectal Cancer1000611/17/2015 4:24:46 PMhttp://www.aacr.org/Newsroom/Lists/Media Advisories/AllItems.aspx54False2015-11-17T16:00:00ZAACR to also participate in NCI Twitter chat on cancer health disparities, Wednesday, Nov. 18<div class="ExternalClass8F97DF91D5CC4B34A1614DD8407A834F"><p><a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em></a>, the blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), features a <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/qa-with-raymond-dubois-md-phd-on-colorectal-cancer-prevention-and-treatment/" target="_blank">Q&amp;A with Raymond DuBois</a>, MD, PhD, past-president of the AACR, fellow of the AACR Academy, and chairman and president of the <a href="https&#58;//aacrfoundation.org/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">AACR Foundation</a>, on colorectal cancer treatment and prevention.</p><p><strong>Join the NCI Cancer Health Disparities Twitter Chat Tomorrow</strong></p><p>In addition, the AACR will be tweeting during a National Cancer Institute Twitter chat, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 3-4 p.m. ET, on <a href="http&#58;//www.cancer.gov/social-media/events?utm_content=sf42496981&amp;utm_medium=spredfast&amp;utm_source=twitter&amp;utm_campaign=National+Cancer+Institute&amp;cid=tw_NCIMain_nci_sf42496981" target="_blank">cancer health disparities</a>.</p><p>Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD, associate professor at the University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Juan, will be representing the AACR during this chat. Cruz was co-chair of the <a href="/Meetings/Pages/MeetingDetail.aspx?EventItemID=68">Eighth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved</a>, which just wrapped up this week in Atlanta.</p><p>Follow the conversation on Twitter and join us&#58; <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/search?f=tweets&amp;vertical=default&amp;q=%23cancerdisparities&amp;src=typd" target="_blank">#CancerDisparities</a>&#160; <br>Follow the AACR on Twitter&#58; <a href="https&#58;//twitter.com/AACR" target="_blank">@AACR </a></p><p>Visit the AACR blog, <a href="http&#58;//blog.aacr.org/" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Research Catalyst</em></a>, and subscribe. </p></div>