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Leading Discoveries

The new issue of Leading Discoveries highlights research-driven progress against cancer and a year of challenges and successes.


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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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Practical Knowledge
Practical Knowledge

Cancer and COVID-19 Vaccination: Amid continued research showing the impact of COVID-19 on people with cancer, patients are asking when they should get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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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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FDA Approvals
FDA Approvals

The FDA recently approved a molecularly targeted therapeutic to treat certain pediatric patients and young adults with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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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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Support Lifesaving Research
Support Lifesaving Research

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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