Palliative Care: Helping a Patient Get Back to Her Feet
Palliative Care: Helping a Patient Get Back to Her Feet

For Margaret McGill, palliative care was key to her cancer care, enabling her to regain her quality of life and reach her goal of undergoing a bone marrow transplant.

Advancing Molecular Epidemiology
Advancing Molecular Epidemiology

An early collaboration between AACR Fellows Joseph F. Fraumeni, MD, and Frederick P. Li, MD, defined one of the first cancer predisposition syndromes linked to the most commonly mutated gene across all cancer types.

The AACR Cancer Progress Report 2021: Discovery Science Driving Clinical Breakthroughs
The AACR Cancer Progress Report 2021: Discovery Science Driving Clinical Breakthroughs

The American Association for Cancer Research’s annual AACR Cancer Progress Report chronicles a year of advances in cancer science and highlights the enormous strides in cancer research and treatment since the signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971.

Col. Gary Steele: Educating Himself and Fellow African Americans About Cancer and Clinical Trials
Col. Gary Steele: Educating Himself and Fellow African Americans About Cancer and Clinical Trials

After his 2011 diagnosis with prostate cancer, U.S. Army Col. (ret.) Gary Steele learned about cancer health disparities and the importance of participating in cancer clinical trials.

Andreana Holowatyj, PhD: Utilizing AACR Project GENIE to Research Cancer Disparities
Andreana Holowatyj, PhD: Utilizing AACR Project GENIE to Research Cancer Disparities

An early-career investigator uses GENIE data to examine genomic differences in early-onset colorectal cancer among different racial groups.

Karen Peterson: Taking Patient Advocacy for Cancer Clinical Trials to a New Level
Karen Peterson: Taking Patient Advocacy for Cancer Clinical Trials to a New Level

Triple-negative breast cancer survivor Karen Peterson shares a journey of empowerment, survival, and giving back to encourage people of color to participate in cancer clinical trials.

Researching Liquid Biopsy in Cancer Care
Researching Liquid Biopsy in Cancer Care

Research presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 highlighted the great potential of liquid biopsy to benefit patients across the continuum of cancer care.

Colorectal Cancer Screening During the Pandemic
Colorectal Cancer Screening During the Pandemic

Researchers say the pandemic poses an additional burden on communities of color that already experience cancer health disparities.  But a community-based effort at a Philadelphia church is using an innovative approach to address the problem.

Fellows of the AACR Academy, Class of 2021
Fellows of the AACR Academy, Class of 2021

The American Association for Cancer Research elected 25 renowned scientists from around the world to the AACR Academy Class of 2021. The AACR Academy recognizes the groundbreaking contributions of pioneering cancer researchers and physician-scientists whose innovations have propelled significant progress against the collection of devastating diseases we call cancer.

AACR Annual Meeting 2021 Overview
AACR Annual Meeting 2021 Overview

AACR President (2020-2021) Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, FAACR, discusses the AACR Annual Meeting 2021, which brings together the greatest minds in cancer science to drive progress against cancer.

A Discussion with Cancer Discovery’s Editors-in-Chief
A Discussion with Cancer Discovery’s Editors-in-Chief

To mark the 10th anniversary of the AACR journal Cancer Discovery, Cancer Research Catalyst and AACR Stories spoke with Editors-in-Chief Lewis Cantley, PhD, FAACR, and Luis Diaz, MD, about the journal’s origins, accomplishments, and future.