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Jennifer Myers: Defying the Odds, Thanks to Cancer Research

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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

Read the media coverage generated by the release of the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2022.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

More than 80,000 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma this year. September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.

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On the AACR Blog
On the AACR Blog

The spouse of a lymphoma patient discusses their experiences including searching for clinical trial data to inform his treatment options in both English and Spanish.

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AACR Patient Advocate Forum
AACR Patient Advocate Forum

A New Frontier–The Very Early Detection of Cancer Signals, Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 1 pm ET. This virtual forum will highlight the latest research and discuss the pros and cons of these screening tests.

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Support LIfesaving Cancer Reseaerch

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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. Submit your abstract by November 17, 2022.

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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