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From the Blog: Nobel Prizes Awarded to AACR Fellows for a Third Straight Year

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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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Cancer Disparities Progress Report
Cancer Disparities Progress Report

When Karen’s triple-negative breast cancer returned and spread, she advocated for herself. Today thanks to a clinical trial for immunotherapy, Karen has no evidence of disease.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

More than 17,500 people a year in the United States are diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Learn about the prevention, screening, and treatment options for this type of cancer.

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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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Innovators in Discovery
Innovators in Discovery

Learn about physician-scientists and cancer researchers like Fellow of the AACR Academy Ronald M. Evans, PhD, who have made seminal contributions to research that is driving progress against cancer.

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Plan Your Legacy
Plan Your Legacy

By including the American Association for Cancer Research in your legacy gift planning ensures a lasting impact on scientific discovery and innovation in the treatment and prevention of cancer for generations to come.

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For Researchers
For Researchers
AACR Annual Meeting 2021

The Call for Abstracts is now available for the AACR Annual Meeting, April 9-14, 2021, in Washington, DC.
Abstract Deadline: November 19

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