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AACR President-Elect 2023-2024 Patricia LoRusso, MD, PhD (hc): Translating Personal Experiencing With Cancer Into the Search for New Cancer Therapeutics

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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 Annual Impact Report 2022

Decoding Cancer Complexity | Integrating Science | Transforming Patient Outcomes

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Cancer Types

Wilms tumor is the most common form of childhood kidney cancer. Overall, kidney cancers account for about 7 percent of childhood cancers.

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What are some red flags for consumers looking to save money by purchasing medications from online pharmacies? Read this and other articles from Cancer Today magazine.

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AACR Annual Meeting News

The official news website of the AACR Annual Meeting 2023. Stay up to date on the latest news from the most important cancer meeting in the world.

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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 54,000 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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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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new therapeutics against cancer were approved by the FDA from August 1, 2020, to July 31, 2021

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percent decrease of the overall age-adjusted cancer death rate in the U.S. from 1991 to 2018

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