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

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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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AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program Facilitates Open Dialogue Between Patient Advocates and Scientists


During the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting held last month in Philadelphia, 30 patient advocates—many of them cancer survivors—took part in the AACR’s Scientist↔Survivor Program (SSP) with the …

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