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

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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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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

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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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