AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program Facilitates Open Dialogue Between Patient Advocates and Scientists


During the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting held last month in Philadelphia, 30 patient advocates—many of them cancer survivors—took part in the AACR’s Scientist↔Survivor Program (SSP) with the …

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Stepping Into the Era of Combination Cancer Therapies, Part 2: Combining Targeted Therapies

"Philadelphia, PA - The AACR 2015 Annual Meeting - Ursala Matulonis discusses her research during the AACR Press Conference at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting here today, Tuesday April 21, 2015. More than 18,000 physicians, researchers, health care professionals, cancer survivors and patient advocates are expected to attend the meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Annual Meeting highlights the latest findings in all major areas of cancer research from basic through clinical and epidemiological studies. Photo by © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2015 Contact Info: todd@medmeetingimages.com Keywords: 15AACR_Meet the Editors: Cancer Discovery session"

In my first post in this series highlighting some of the studies presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015 that hold promise for combination cancer therapies, I discussed clinical trials …

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Stepping Into the Era of Combination Cancer Therapies, Part 1: Combining Immunotherapies


Game-changing modern cancer therapies—immunotherapies and targeted therapies, among others—have been providing promising treatment outcomes in the recent years. The outcomes with immunotherapies, in particular, are so compelling that cancer clinicians …

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New Immunotherapy Advances Presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015

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Immunotherapeutics called PD-1 inhibitors have garnered a lot of attention in the past year thanks to exciting clinical trial results that led to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals …

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Behind the Scenes: Getting the Word Out About the AACR Annual Meeting


With the start of the AACR Annual Meeting 2015 only four days away, the organization is ramping up its communications and public relations efforts to bring attention to the excellent science and new discoveries for patients that will be presented during the meeting in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

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