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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Behind the Scenes: Recognizing and Supporting Progress in Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting

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In addition to providing a forum for attendees to learn, network, and share information and ideas, the Annual Meeting presents a valuable opportunity for the AACR to recognize our research grant recipients, who range from promising early-career investigators to established researchers, and to honor researchers who have made significant contributions to the cancer research enterprise.

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Behind the Scenes: Building a Robust Scientific Program at the AACR Annual Meeting


In our first post of this Behind the Scenes series, you read about the years of planning that go into the logistics of the AACR Annual Meeting – the “when,” “where,” and “how” of the event. Likewise, developing the scientific program for the Annual Meeting – the “who” and “what” – begins well in advance and requires a great deal of coordination and collaboration before it comes together for attendees.

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Behind the Scenes: Advance Planning and Hard Work Keep the AACR Annual Meeting on Track


When the AACR Annual Meeting 2015 begins April 18 in Philadelphia, more than 18,500 attendees will flow seamlessly through five days of workshops, poster sessions, and forums, absorbing the latest, most exciting discoveries in cancer research. With so much going on, you may wonder: How does it all come together—and go off without a hitch?

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