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  • Rethinking Access to Disability Benefits

    Advances in screening and treatment mean there are more cancer survivors than ever, but survivors who struggle to work can face difficulty getting disability payments.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Expanding Immunotherapy

    At a patient advocate event, researchers discussed how to extend the benefits of immunotherapy to more people.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Should All Kids With Cancer Get Genetic Testing?

    Testing children with cancer for hereditary mutations could impact their treatment and provide information relevant to other family members.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Understanding How Radiation Causes Cancer

    Researchers are investigating who is at greatest risk for radiation-induced cancers.

    by Kate Yandell

  • How Long Do Immunotherapy Side Effects Last?

    For people with melanoma who receive immune checkpoint inhibitors after surgery, side effects can remain even after treatment has been completed. These chronic side effects are most often mild.

    by Anna Goshua

  • Making Connections at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021

    Attending a scientific conference as a patient advocate can be an exhausting, overwhelming and hugely rewarding experience.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

    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.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Chemobrain: It’s Not Your Imagination

    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

  • Coverage of the AACR Annual Meeting 2021

    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.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Searching the Blood for Signs of Altered Immunity

    The immune systems of people with blood cancer respond differently to infection with the coronavirus than the immune systems of people without cancer or with solid tumors.

    by Kate Yandell

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From the AACR

  • Diet and Cancer

    The Opening Plenary session of the virtual AACR Annual Meeting reviewed some of the mechanisms behind diet’s role in cancer.

  • A Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

    The Food and Drug Administration announced it would pursue a ban on menthol combustible cigarettes and flavored cigars.

  • Powering Disparities Research

    By collecting data from institutions around the world, Project GENIE enables research into rare disease types and patient populations.

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