AACR Annual Meeting 2021: A Recap of Blog Posts

The AACR Annual Meeting 2021 featured the theme “Discovery Science Driving Clinical Breakthroughs.” Indeed, over the course of two weeks, attendees presented and learned about a vast spectrum of research advances that are benefiting patients now and will provide building blocks for future progress. Encompassing the latest in basic, translational, and clinical cancer research, the Annual Meeting provides an unparalleled opportunity to learn about the work of the best minds in research and medicine from institutions all over the world. 

This year marked the debut of the AACR News, the official digital news source of the Annual Meeting. That coverage is available on our website. In case you missed any of the Cancer Research Catalyst posts during the meeting, here’s a summary of blog posts. We’ll feature even more Annual Meeting content in the weeks to come, in addition to coverage of the AACR’s other scientific meetings. 
A User’s Guide 

Chemistry in Cancer Research to Share Live Highlights 

Welcoming a New Class of Global Scholars in Training 

Data From Practice-changing Phase III Clinical Trials Signal New Treatment Options for Many Cancer Types  

Discovery Science Driving Clinical Breakthroughs 

Novel Approaches to Enhance Immunotherapy  

NCI Director Ned Sharpless Outlines Blueprint for Progress 

Facilitating Early Cancer Detection With Liquid Biopsy 
Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence 
AACR Project GENIE Powers Research on Cancer Disparities and Clinical Outcomes 
How Do Diet and Ancestry Affect Cancer Development?  
AACR Meetings Feature Latest Advances in Blood Cancer Research 
NextGen Stars Sessions Featured Research from Early-career Investigators 
Week 2 Begins Monday 
New Research Shows Promising Approaches for Brain Cancer Detection and Treatment 
Melanoma Risk: More Than Skin Deep 

Is Age Just a Number? The Role of Aging in Cancer