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Researchers are utilizing CRISPR/Cas9-based genomic editing to develop promising treatments that are now in clinical trials for several 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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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 145,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year. Learn about prevention, screening, and treatment options.

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Cancer Today
Cancer Today

Why Do African Americans Have Increased Breast Cancer Mortality?

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FDA Approvals
FDA Approvals

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

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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