The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is committed to supporting the public’s education on cancer and cancer research, underscoring how cancer science saves lives. With access to the world’s greatest minds in cancer research, the AACR develops educational initiatives and programs for the community that highlight the latest advances in cancer.
On March 30, the AACR brought together cancer experts, patient advocates, and community groups to discuss cancer health disparities.
On Friday, September 21, 2018, the AACR and WHYY hosted Progress and Promise Against Cancer: A Biden Cancer Community with special guest Dr. Jill Biden.
On October 11, 2018, the AACR and Cancer Today hosted an interactive discussion to highlight the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2018
In April 2018, the AACR hosted "Progress and Promise Against Cancer," at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018. This annual public education event featured some of the greatest minds in cancer research discussing cancer prevention, interception, and treatment.
We have made spectacular progress against cancer thanks to breakthroughs in cancer science. However, with more than 600,000 people in the United States projected to die from cancer this year, our work is not done. Get involved to ensure that the momentum continues: