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June Awareness Recognition

Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month

The AACR recognizes June as Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month. The AACR Virtual Special Conference on Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy, taking place in October 2021, is designed to integrate multidisciplinary facets of basic cancer immunology and immunotherapy to broaden our understanding of ways to harness the immune system to treat cancer. Become an AACR member to receive exclusive member discounted registration rates.

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World Kidney Cancer Day (June 17, 2021)

June 17 is World Kidney Cancer Day. Kidney, or renal cell, cancer begins in the lining of the very small tubes known as tubules in the kidney. It is estimated there will be 76,080 new cases of renal cell cancer and some 13,780 deaths in the United States in 2021, according to the National Cancer Institute. Read more about examining risk factors and recently approved treatments for kidney cancer on our Cancer Research Catalyst blog.

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National Cancer Survivors Month

June is National Cancer Survivors Month. Read the AACR Cancer Progress Report and AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report to learn how research is driving new treatments and improving cancer survivorship. Follow @AACR on Twitter, and join the AACR Advocates Facebook Group. Share your knowledge and perspective by using hashtags #ResearchSavesLives and #CelebrateSurvivorship. Join AACR today and stay connected!

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National Cancer Survivors Day (June 6, 2021)

Opportunities for Survivors/Advocates – AACR Affiliate-Advocate membership

June 6, 2021, is National Cancer Survivors Day. Every survivorship experience is unique and valuable in the global fight against cancer.  The AACR recognizes that advocates are an essential partner in advancing cancer research and encourages survivors and advocates who are members of organizations whose mission includes the advancement of cancer research to join the AACR as an Affiliate-Advocate Member. AACR Affiliate-Advocate members enjoy exclusive member benefits such as free registration for participation in AACR scientific conferences.

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