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  • Forward Look

    What’s Next

    A therapeutic vaccine targeting advanced cervical cancer.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline Updated

    A new version of the American Cancer Society’s cervical cancer screening guideline says screening can start at a later age and highlights human papillomavirus testing as the preferred method.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Survivor Profile

    Sharing Her Strength

    Diagnosed with two cancers prior to turning 40, Rebecca Esparza uses her voice to advocate for policy changes to help people affected by cancer.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

    Human Papillomavirus Vaccines: Bad News, Good News and Great News

    Increased vaccination rates can help reduce cervical cancer as a worldwide health threat.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD

  • BRCA: Who Should Be Tested?

    Genetic testing for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes creates opportunities for cancer risk reduction. But 25 years after the mutations were discovered, some who could benefit from testing are still left out.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Our Own Words

    People with cancer and their loved ones find ways for their voices to be heard without filters.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Finding Support in Unlikely Places

    After her diagnosis with ovarian cancer, Patricia Anne Ward noticed that some friends and family pulled away. She found connection outside her usual circles.

    by Patricia Anne Ward

  • Why Is the Rate of Uterine Cancer Rising?

    Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • A New Guideline for Cervical Cancer Screening

    Physicians Lee Learman and Francisco Garcia discuss the updated U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guideline and the need to increase access to cervical cancer screening.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Forward Look

    Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

    Study finds low vaccination rates among teen survivors.

    by Kate Yandell

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From the AACR

  • AACR Annual Meeting

    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.

  • Celebrating Women in Science

    Since the founding of the American Association for Cancer Research more than 100 years ago, women have played many pivotal roles.

  • Addressing Racial Disparities

    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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