A Young Researcher Advocates for Strong Federal Funding

Scientific advancements are made through scientific research. From understanding the basic biology behind a disease to testing how well a drug targets a disease, the majority of this research is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). So, on September 14, 2017, hundreds of people from 37 states and Washington, D.C., from over 300 institutes and organizations, gathered for the 5th Annual Rally for Medical Research with a common message

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AACR In the News

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has appeared in numerous publications lately, showcasing the breadth of our mission to prevent and cure all cancer. News stories have featured scientific research, interviews with AACR leadership, and a first-person account of cancer’s financial toll.

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AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program Advocates Make Need for Cancer Research Funding Personal on Capitol Hill

For the first time, the American Association for Cancer Research invited three cancer advocates from the AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program (SSP) to a Hill Day on May 12, hosted by the AACR, the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI), and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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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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AACR Thanks President Obama and Vice President Biden for Their Strong Commitment to Cancer Research and Biomedical Science in State of the Union Address

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) applauds and commends President Obama and Vice President Biden for their dedication in the fight against cancer discussed during last night’s State of the Union address.

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