Assessing Cancer Patients’ Tobacco Use: A New Tool Developed by the AACR and the National Cancer Institute

Researchers have well established that smoking leads to adverse outcomes in cancer patients; however, the specific effects caused by smoking and the use of other tobacco products remain poorly understood …

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Vice President Biden Speaks at Launch of Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

This post, originally featured on the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center blog “Cancer Matters,” applauds the launch of the new Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the launch event this week.

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Taking the Message to the Local Level: AACR Hosts Cancer Research Policy Forum in Tampa

On March 7, the AACR co-hosted its first, local advocacy event with the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. The event, Cancer Research Policy Forum: Progress, Promise, and Challenges in the Era of Precision Medicine, drew more than 250 attendees and showcased the cutting edge research taking place at Moffitt.

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