FDA Approves New Lung Cancer Treatment and First Next-Gen Companion Diagnostic

Hot on the heels of the FDA’s landmark approval of an anticancer therapeutic for use based on whether a patient has a tumor with certain biomarkers, rather than a tumor originating at a certain anatomic site, the agency approved the first companion diagnostic that can detect mutations in multiple genes in a single test.

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SABCS 2016: Co-director Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, Previews Breast Cancer Symposium

SABCS is a comprehensive scientific meeting that provides the latest information on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease to various stakeholders in the field.

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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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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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Q&A With Raymond DuBois, MD, PhD, on Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Raymond DuBois, MD, PhD, past-president of the AACR (2008-2009), fellow of the AACR Academy, and chairman and president of the AACR Foundation, discusses current colorectal cancer screening guidelines, treatment options, and disparities.

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