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AACR Annual Meeting 2021: Data from practice-changing phase III clinical trials presented could lead to new treatment options for patients with many types of cancer.

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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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AACR Stories
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AACR Annual Meeting 2021 Overview: Bringing together the greatest minds in cancer science to drive progress against cancer.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Learn about these types of cancer that develop in the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx.

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AACR Project GENIE
AACR Project GENIE

AACR Project GENIE is a publicly accessible international cancer registry of real-world data assembled through data sharing between 19 of the leading cancer centers in the world.

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AACR Annual Report
AACR Annual Report

Turning Science into Lifesaving Care: The American Association for Cancer Research addressed the challenges of 2020 utilizing its legacy of innovation, leadership, and resilience.

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AACR Annual Meeting 2021
AACR Annual Meeting 2021

Week 1: April 10-15

The virtual Annual Meeting is underway. Access the meeting platform to watch on-demand sessions or join live sessions in progress.

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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 48,000 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