A Day on Capitol Hill

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The AACR is a founder and organizing partner of the Rally for Medical Research, which took place for the fourth consecutive year on September 22, bringing representatives of 300 organizations together in Washington, D.C., to advocate for continued funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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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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