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FDA Approvals

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

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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 Cancer Progress Report
AACR Cancer Progress Report

Research has led to the development of new therapeutics to treat patients with breast cancer, including those with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

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Cancer Types
Cancer Types

More than 32,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with myeloma. Learn more about this type of blood cancer and other related cancers.

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From the Blog
From the Blog

Cancer Screening and Early Detection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Survivor Journeys
Survivor Journeys

Jazz musician and educator Billy Foster continues to work on his music as he battles metastatic kidney cancer.

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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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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