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National Cancer Survivor Month

June is National Cancer Survivor Month. Join the AACR in supporting lifesaving cancer research that benefits patients diagnosed with cancer every day.

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About Cancer

Cancer is not a single disease, but rather a collection of diseases all characterized by the uncontrolled proliferation of cells.

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Cancer Survivorship Quiz

June is National Cancer Survivor Month. Learn more about the spectacular research-driven progress in cancer science and medicine and test your knowledge with our Cancer Survivorship quiz.

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Cancer Types

An estimated 22,370 people in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with esophageal cancer this year. Get more information about prevention, screening, and treatments for esophageal cancer.

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AACR Roundtable Discussion

Join us June 24 at 12:30 pm ET for a free virtual event on the AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2024, highlighting advances against cancer disparities and recommending actions to achieve health equity.

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FDA Approvals

Read about recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals of products for cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Support Lifesaving Research

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AACR Annual Meeting 2024

Session recordings are available for viewing to registered attendees through July 10. Registration remains open for the on-demand virtual meeting.

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Videos

AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2024

The AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2024 outlines the complex interplay of factors that drive and perpetuate cancer health disparities and calls for a collaborative approach to achieve health equity.

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The AACR: Driving Progress Against Cancer

The AACR and its more than 58,000 members worldwide are advancing a scientifically bold agenda against the collection of diseases we call cancer.

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Robert A. Winn, MD, FAACR

Dr. Winn, chair of the AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2024 steering committee, discusses the many factors that drive and perpetuate cancer health disparities.

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By the Numbers

33

percent decrease of the overall age-adjusted cancer death rate in the U.S. from 1991 to 2020

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26

therapeutics were approved for new or expanded uses by the FDA from Aug. 1, 2022, to July 31, 2023

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18

million cancer survivors in the U.S. are living with, through, and beyond their disease thanks to research

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4 in 10

cancer diagnoses in the United States are associated with preventable risk factors

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For more statistics on cancer, please visit our Cancer Progress ReportRead the AACR Cancer Progress Report