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AACR Blog Features Timely Posts for Brain and Skin Cancer Awareness Months

PHILADELPHIA – In recognition of National Brain Cancer Awareness Month and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, both of which occur in May, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) staff recently wrote articles for the AACR’s official blog, Cancer Research Catalyst, about new advances in treating and managing those diseases.

  • Melanoma Risk: More Than Skin Deep
    Author Eileen Glanton Loftus writes about a recent presentation at the virtual AACR Annual Meeting 2021 that described some of the genetic risk factors for melanoma. Loftus also provides important information about Don’t Fry Day from the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, and a synopsis of a recent study published last month about the need for additional screening and more follow up with families who are at higher risk for melanoma.

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