Thyroid Cancer Survivor Dedicates Career to Researching Her Own Disease: The Story of Aime Franco

Aime Franco, PhD, quietly battled cancer throughout her undergraduate years at the University of Connecticut. But even as she tried to conceal her illness, a seed planted that would set her on a quest to understand more about cancer.

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Big Ideas in Cancer: A Philadelphia Public Education Event

The AACR and Philadelphia Media Network co-hosted an event in January entitled, “Cancer Precision Medicine: Big Ideas in Research, Treatment, and Prevention,” which featured six Pennsylvania cancer center directors on a stage together for the first time.

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Leading Cancer Experts Comment on the Cancer Initiative in the State of the Union Address

Editor’s Note: Several prominent American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) leaders have shared their reactions to President Obama’s Jan. 12 State of the Union address with the news media and …

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