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  • 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

  • Multiple Myeloma: Choosing Your Path

    New therapies provide hope and options for people as they monitor and manage this incurable blood cancer.

    by Tara Haelle

  • Learning Medicare’s ABCDs

    Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Policy Matters

    Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials

    The AACR and the FDA presented joint recommendations that include broadening clinical trial eligibility and engaging the community in clinical trial recruitment.

    by Kenneth C. Anderson, MD; Lola A. Fashoyin-Aje, MD, MPH; Nicole Gormley, MD; and Paul G. Kluetz, MD

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Learning How to Prevent Multiple Myeloma

    Irene Ghobrial on studying cancer precursors.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Survivor Profile

    A Long Road Back

    Multiple myeloma survivor Gary Lambert deploys inventiveness and fortitude to deal with cancer.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Vaccines: Looking Within for Cancer Treatment

    Researchers are testing treatment vaccines that spur the immune system to attack cancer.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Treatment Is Waiting

    For patients with chronic blood cancers, the early intervention mantra of cancer does not always apply.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Yesterday & Today

    Taking Her Place

    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

  • African-Americans at Higher Risk for Multiple Myeloma

    Researchers aim to identify possible reasons.

    by Sue Rochman

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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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