Advancing Translational Cancer Medicine in Latin America

In recent years, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has expanded its efforts to catalyze advances in cancer research globally and support its members residing in 107 countries in addition to the United States. One important initiative this year was the landmark conference held May 4-6, in São Paulo, Brazil—the AACR International Conference on Translational Cancer Medicine.

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Progress Against Cancer: An Ongoing Goal That Needs Increased Federal Investment

Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, immediate past-president of the AACR.

In follow up to the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2014, AACR President Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, discusses our continuing progress against cancer, including recent FDA decisions that provide patients with new options for cancer prevention and treatment, and the continuing need for federal investment in biomedical research.

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