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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This blog post examines the FDA approvals for the treatment of lung cancer so far in 2020.

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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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From the Blog
From the Blog

Examining combination therapies for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, an aggressive type of pancreatic cancer.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

More than 81,000 people living in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with bladder cancer this year. Read about screening and treatment options.

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Innovators in Discovery
Innovators in Discovery

AACR President Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, discusses research-driven progress against cancer and how cancer researchers are facing the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cancer Discoveries
Cancer Discoveries

Artificial intelligence may help predict response to immunotherapy among patients with metastatic melanoma.

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Support Lifesaving Research

Help drive progress against cancer. Your donation now will be matched by a generous AACR supporter doubling your impact on funding breakthroughs against cancer.

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For Researchers
For Researchers
AACR Annual Meeting 2021

The AACR Annual Meeting 2021 has been moved to a virtual format. Meeting dates will be announced by December 1.
Late-breaking and Clinical Trials Abstract Deadline: January 11 (Submitter opens December 18)

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Videos
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