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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2023

Adoptive cell therapy, also called cellular immunotherapy, dramatically increases the number of cancer-killing immune cells, boosting the immune system’s ability to seek and destroy cancer cells.

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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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Believe in Progress

In the latest episode of Believe in Progress, we speak with Dr. Raymond DuBois and Dr. Ryan Schoenfeld from The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research about accelerating progress in cancer science and medicine.

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Cancer Types

Uterine sarcoma is a very rare kind of cancer that forms in the uterine muscles or in tissues that support the uterus. July is Sarcoma Awareness Month.

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Cancer Today

Extending Remissions in Lung Cancer: Researchers are investigating who benefits from immune checkpoint inhibitors and when they should be administered for maximum impact.

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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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AACR Annual Meeting 2024

Session recordings are available for viewing to registered attendees through September 3. Registration for new users closed July 10.

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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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