Foti Meets with Israeli President, Discusses Cancer’s Global Impact

On Sunday, Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), chief executive officer of the AACR, met with the president of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, at his residence in Jerusalem.

Foti has had a long, fruitful relationship with the Israeli cancer community. Her meeting with Rivlin and First Lady Nechama Rivlin was coordinated by longtime friend and colleague Miri Ziv, the Director General of the Israel Cancer Association.

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Reflections on a Year of Progress in Cancer Research

As 2017 draws to a close, I’ve been reflecting on another year in cancer research. As Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for Cancer Research, I am privileged to witness some of the most exciting discoveries that bring us closer to preventing and curing the complex set of diseases we call cancer.

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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2016: Saving Lives Through Research

Today, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released its sixth annual Cancer Progress Report. The report highlights how federally funded research powers progress against cancer and warns that accelerating …

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Vice President Biden Speaks at Launch of Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

This post, originally featured on the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center blog “Cancer Matters,” applauds the launch of the new Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the launch event this week.

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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2014: Transforming Lives Through Research

Cancer Progress Report 2014 Cover

Today we released the fourth annual AACR Cancer Progress Report. I am thrilled at the level of interest already shown by members of the media who participated this morning in …

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