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Believe in Progress: An AACR Foundation Podcast

In the latest episode of Believe in Progress, we are joined by John Kincade, a prominent voice in sports broadcasting and a three-time cancer survivor, who talks with Mitch about life, sports, and family.

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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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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2023

Four in 10 cancers diagnosed in the United States each year are related to potentially preventable causes. Learn about cancer risk reduction and prevention.

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Cancer Types

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Last year an estimated 9,910 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with testicular cancer. Get more information about this type of cancer.

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Leading Discoveries

The current issue of Leading Discoveries magazine is available with articles on CAR T-cell pioneer Carl H. June, MD, FAACR, research updates from the AACR journals and scientific meetings, and more.

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AACR Stories

Thirty eminent scientists whose pioneering discoveries have accelerated progress in cancer science and medicine have been elected Fellows of the 2024 Class of the AACR Academy.

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AACR Annual Meeting News

The official news website of the AACR Annual Meeting 2024. Stay up to date on the latest developments from the most important cancer meeting in the world.

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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2023

The AACR Cancer Progress Report 2023 provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research-driven advances against the collection of devastating diseases called cancer.

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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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AACR President Philip D. Greenberg, MD, FAACR

A new wave of research-driven discoveries and technological innovations are delivering – and will propel additional – transformative advances to save more lives from cancer..

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By the Numbers


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

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

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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