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New insights into how the immune system can be unleashed are driving new treatments.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Now's the time to show support for medical research funding.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Your Neighborhood, Yourself | An Rx for Exercise | The Right Match | Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Hormone Deficiencies | Identifying Ovarian Cancer Risk | Tuning In to the Concerns of Caregivers
Your Cancer Guide
Learn how to evaluate information on websites.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Help your child or teenager with cancer grow and thrive.
by Ide Mills
Twenty-two years after the first of two breast cancer diagnoses, a survivor decides to undergo genetic testing.
by Cynthia Ryan
Advances in treating brain metastases and reducing their side effects are bringing new hope to cancer patients.
by Sue Rochman
Cancer survivor Cherry Sloan-Medrano works to encourage a conversation about cancer among Asians in the U.S.
by Jenny Song
More people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer before 50, the recommended age to start screening.
by Charlotte Huff
Yesterday & Today
Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman nominated for vice president on a major-party ticket, used her political prowess to advocate for women's equality. In 1998, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
by Sharlene George
Some patients want to work through illness and others need to, but juggling work responsibilities and treatment regimens can be a challenge.
by Leigh Labrie
Pile on the Veggies | Nothing Healthy About a Tan
Cancer survivor Emily McDowell creates greeting cards that give people the words to talk about a difficult disease.
by Stephen Ornes
Coping with weight gain while being treated, telling family and friends how you feel, and supporting parents who are used to taking care of themselves.
Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Peter Zucca starts a foundation to give back to kids with cancer.
Chris Hixon, Lesley K. Glenn, Kristina Giard-Bradford.
Attending a scientific conference as a patient advocate can be an exhausting, overwhelming and hugely rewarding experience.
by Bradley Jones
Experts discussed how the cancer community can share accurate information and increase confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, both among people with cancer and the general population.
Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.
by Marci A. Landsmann
This year’s AACR Annual Meeting features the latest advances in basic, translational and clinical cancer research. The more than 13,000 attendees at the virtual event represent more than 70 countries.
For the second consecutive year, this year’s AACR Annual Meeting will take place in a virtual format. Read this user's guide to the meeting.
Since the founding of the American Association for Cancer Research more than 100 years ago, women have played many pivotal roles.
The AACR collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration to examine under-representation of African Americans in multiple myeloma clinical trials.
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