Behind the Scenes: Recognizing and Supporting Progress in Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting

In addition to providing a forum for attendees to learn, network, and share information and ideas, the Annual Meeting presents a valuable opportunity for the AACR to recognize our research grant recipients, who range from promising early-career investigators to established researchers, and to honor researchers who have made significant contributions to the cancer research enterprise.

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Dutch-American Research Team Aiming to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening

Despite current screening efforts, colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide and the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death. A newly formed trans-Atlantic team of researchers brought together by Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Dutch Cancer Society, KWF Kankerbestrijding (KWF), is hoping to change this by developing a new molecular test for stool-based colorectal cancer screening.

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New Findings Open Doors for Rational Lung Cancer Treatment Strategies

ALK with crizotinib

In a study published Tuesday in the American Association for Cancer Research’s journal Clinical Cancer Research, researchers identified two novel mutations that cause resistance to alectinib, a drug that belongs …

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