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Tuesday, November 29, 2022  
Revolution in Clinical Trials
This virtual forum will discuss innovative trial designs that are changing the way new treatments are developed for patients with cancer.

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About Cancer
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 2022
AACR Cancer Progress Report 2022

Research-driven advances in immunology and immuno-oncology have revolutionized the treatment of many patients with cancer.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing cancers that usually start in the lining of the digestive tract.

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AACR Blog
On the AACR Blog

Cancer Today magazine Editor-in-Chief William G. Nelson, MD, PhD, director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, explores the connection between cancer and aging.

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Cancer Discoveries
Cancer Discoveries

Younger people are less likely to get screened for colorectal cancer than older people, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the AACR.

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Triple Your Impact Against Cancer
Triple Your Impact Against Cancer

The AACR is the worldwide leader in advancing the science of cancer health disparities. Give now and 100% of your donation will support AACR’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

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For Researchers
AACR Annual Meeting 2023
AACR Annual Meeting 2023

The AACR Annual Meeting highlights the work of the best minds in cancer research from institutions all over the world. Register to attend by the early registration deadline of December 16, 2022.

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Videos
AACR Cancer Progress Report 2022

The AACR Cancer Progress Report 2022 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 50,000 members worldwide are advancing a scientifically bold agenda against the collection of diseases we call cancer.

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Mapping the Future of Cancer Science and Medicine

AACR President Lisa M. Coussens, PhD, FAACR, discusses the research-driven advances against cancer and looks to the future of cancer science and medicine.

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By the Numbers
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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16

new therapeutics against cancer were approved by the FDA from August 1, 2020, to July 31, 2021

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31

percent decrease of the overall age-adjusted cancer death rate in the U.S. from 1991 to 2018

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