Today we released the fourth annual AACR Cancer Progress Report. I am thrilled at the level of interest already shown by members of the media who participated this morning in …Read More
Early-career scientists are the future of cancer research. Those who reach the postdoctoral level have already shown their extraordinary commitment to advancing the field. The American Association for Cancer Research …Read More
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) often participates in cancer-related Twitter chats, and we welcome Twitter novices and experts alike to join the conversation. If you’re leaning more toward …Read More
A recent study in the AACR’s journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention confirms that there is no increased risk for breast cancer from wearing a bra.
Lead author Lu Chen, MPH, …
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the highly anticipated approval of the cancer immunotherapeutic pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for the treatment of certain patients with metastatic melanoma, the most …Read More
The Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) telecast on Friday, Sept. 5, is an important vehicle to fund highly meritorious translational research – an endeavor in which the AACR plays a key role.Read More
Researchers have observed that diabetes seems to increase the risk of getting certain cancer types. In the summer issue of Cancer Today, contributing writer Stephen Ornes provided analysis of the overlapping biological mechanisms that these diseases share, as well as practical advice for patients with cancer and diabetes.Read More
Adults who smoked reduced-nicotine cigarettes did not smoke more intensely to compensate for the lower levels of nicotine, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a …Read More
Exercise equivalent to walking just four hours a week reduced a woman’s risk of invasive breast cancer by about 10 percent compared with women who were less active, according to …Read More
When Bayer first introduced aspirin in 1899, the expectation from the drug was simple: alleviate headache, pain, and fever. Little did anyone foresee the potential of this drug to touch …Read More
A report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, illustrates the prevalence of smoking among cancer survivors.
Researchers at the American Cancer Society …