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The AACR Office of Science Policy and Government Affairs serves as a powerful voice for the cancer research community, advocating for sustained federal investment in innovative cancer science. The office also serves as an authoritative source of information for policy makers and regulators, demonstrating the critical value of cancer research and supporting evidence-based policies that advance public health.Dedicated to fostering mutually beneficial and enduring partnerships among leaders of the cancer survivor, patient advocacy, and scientific communities. To advance the prevention and cure of the disease, it is critical that advocates and scientists work together to increase funding for cancer research, further participation in clinical trials, improve clinical trial design, and facilitate access to cancer information for the general public.
Cancer Policy Advocacy on Capitol Hill

The AACR convenes the leaders of the scientific and patient advocacy communities to ensure that lifesaving cancer research remains a national priority.

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Survivor and Patient Advocacy

This unique educational program provides an opportunity for cancer survivors, advocates and scientists to learn and discuss the latest findings in cancer research, regulatory science, and health science policy.

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Regulatory Science and Policy Track at the AACR Annual Meeting

These sessions provides attendees with an opportunity to interact with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Cancer Institute, industry, and many in academia, including basic researchers and physician scientists.

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AACR Advocacy Partners Pavilion at the annual meeting

Visit the AACR Advocacy Partners Pavilion in the virtual Exhibitor Hall to learn more about nonprofit patient advocacy organizations focused on supporting patients with cancer.

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AACR Scientific Reports

Access scientific reports on the progress of cancer research: AACR Cancer Progress Report, AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care, and AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report.

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CONTACT CONGRESS: Let Your voice be heard

Let your representatives and senators know that you support increased funding for lifesaving cancer research.