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  • A Drive for Diversity

    African Americans are underrepresented in the Be The Match bone marrow donor registry. Patient advocates are working to change that.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Get Involved

    Smiling Faces

    Rich Nardiello seeks to bring a smile to children with cancer.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Pediatric Oncologists Underestimate Needs of Minority Parents

    Research describes how communication gaps can shift extra burden to parents who are members of ethnic and racial minority groups.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Advocacy in Action

    Leaving a Legacy

    Two mothers, each with a son who died of brain cancer, worked together to increase awareness and acceptance of tumor tissue donation.

    by Esther Landhuis

  • A Unified Strategy

    A couple who lost their daughter to brain cancer builds a charity that connects parents, hospitals and researchers with data.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Targeted Treatments for Tots

    New law mandates that cancer drugs get tested in kids in clinical trials.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • Finding More Targets for CAR-T Cells

    CAR-T cell therapy has successfully treated some patients with leukemia and lymphoma. Researchers are looking to expand the range of cancers that will respond to the therapy.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Treatment for Kids’ Brain Tumors Can Cause Hearing Problems

    Severe hearing loss may result in reading and learning difficulties.

    by Esther Landhuis

  • FORWARD LOOK

    For Cancer Researchers, Dogs Offer Clues to Help Kids

    Similarities between cancers create path for studying new treatments.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Forward Look

    Back to School

    Pediatric oncology providers vary in their recommendations on school attendance.

    by Melinda Mahaffey Icden

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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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