AACR Cancer Progress Report 2016: Saving Lives Through Research

Today, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released its sixth annual Cancer Progress Report. The report highlights how federally funded research powers progress against cancer and warns that accelerating …

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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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