The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the world’s first and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research. Our mission is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. For more information, visit

Through our blog, Cancer Research Catalyst, we hope to further accelerate the growth and spread of new knowledge about cancer while providing helpful and interesting information for our members and the public.

This blog is and always will be a work in progress. We hope you’ll join the conversation and look forward to your ideas and insight. Send any comments or questions to [email protected].