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AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report

The first-of-its-kind AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report provides a comprehensive overview of the science of cancer health disparities calling for health equity for all.

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About Cancer
About Cancer

Coronavirus Information and Resources: Learn how the COVID-19 pandemic has created special challenges for cancer patients, survivors, and their families.

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The AACR Blog
The AACR Blog

AACR experts forecast advances in cancer research for 2021. Topics include COVID-19, precision medicine, immunotherapy, cancer prevention, early detection, and disparities.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer diagnosed in men. Last year, more than 190,000 men in the United States were diagnosed with this form of cancer, according to federal estimates.

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FDA Approvals
FDA Approvals

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

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Progress Against Cancer
Progress Against Cancer

The Week in Cancer News: A roundup of significant cancer research news from the past week, selected by the staff of Cancer Today magazine.

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Support Lifesaving Research
Support Lifesaving Research

Whether honoring a special person or a special day, a donation to the American Association for Cancer Research has a lasting impact.

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For Researchers
For Researchers
AACR Annual Meeting 2021

The AACR Annual Meeting 2021 will be held over two separate weeks, April 10-15, 2021, and May 17-21, 2021.

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AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2020

Achieving the Bold Vision of Health Equity for Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Other Underserved Populations.

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Driving Progress Against Cancer

The AACR and our more than 47,000 members worldwide are advancing a scientifically bold agenda against the collection of diseases we call cancer.

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Tristana Vásquez

Increasing Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Among Hispanics in Puerto Rico. The AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2020

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By the Numbers
16.9

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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20

new therapeutics against cancer were approved by the FDA from August 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020

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27.5

million people are projected to be diagnosed with cancer worldwide by the year 2040

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