Eileen Glanton Loftus

Eileen Glanton Loftus is a senior writer and editor in the communications department of the AACR. Her editorial experience spans newspapers, magazines, websites, and book publishing. She has been a newsperson for The Associated Press, a reporter at Forbes, and a freelance writer for numerous publications, including The Philadelphia Inquirer. Loftus lives in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

AACR Welcomes High School Students for National Cancer Research Month

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) wrapped up National Cancer Research Month by inviting a group of 50 students from Philadelphia’s George Washington Carver High School for Engineering & Science to the AACR’s Philadelphia headquarters for a morning of conversations about cancer science.

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Heading Into Summer, Please “Don’t Fry”

Today is National “Don’t Fry Day,” an initiative undertaken by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind people to limit their exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which has been proven to cause skin cancer.

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“No Time to Stop the Momentum”

Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the stage at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting on Monday, sounding a battle cry to continue the momentum for cancer research that began when he launched the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative in 2016.

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