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Research Funding Impact

Since 1993, the AACR has awarded more than $480 million in grants to fund meritorious research projects across the spectrum of cancer science, including basic, translational, and clinical research. See how the AACR grants program has contributed to the AACR's mission.

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Impact of the AACR-TNBCF Partnership

Impact of the AACR-TNBCF Partnership

October is breast cancer awareness month. Researchers supported by the partnership between the AACR and the Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Foundation have made progress against triple-negative breast cancer on multiple fronts.

Collaborations for Smoking Cessation: The 2019 AACR-Johnson & Johnson Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grants

Collaborations for Smoking Cessation: The 2019 AACR-Johnson & Johnson Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grants

In recognition of the need to advance the science of lung cancer prevention and interception, the 2019 AACR-J&J Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grants program awarded grants to two multi-institutional teams whose multifaceted projects seek to understand how an individual’s genetics may affect smoking-related behaviors and quit attempts, as well as to develop clinically actionable smoking cessation strategies that will improve patient outcomes.