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  • 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

  • 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

  • Testing COVID-19 Treatments for Patients With Cancer: An Ongoing Need

    Researchers are studying the effectiveness of drugs for treating COVID-19 in cancer patients who have been infected with the coronavirus.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Cancer and COVID-19 Vaccination

    Amid continued research showing the impact of COVID-19 on people with cancer, patients are asking when they should get a COVID-19 vaccine.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Roadblocks to Care

    Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.

    by Anna Goshua

  • Cancer Centers Cope With COVID-19 Surge

    Doctors at cancer centers in states with record COVID-19 hospitalization rates reflect on how lessons from early in the pandemic are helping them care for patients during the current surge.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Reasons to Hope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Patient advocates learned about COVID-19 and cancer in an AACR virtual forum.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • In It for the Long Haul

    Doctors and researchers met online to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic changed cancer care in its early months, as well as how they can improve care and advocate for patients going forward.

    by Kate Yandell

  • The Pandemic’s Impact on Cancer Screening and Detection

    Delays in cancer screening and diagnosis due to the COVID-19 pandemic put people at risk.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • The Return to Work

    What happens if your workplace reopens before you’re ready to return or you’re an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

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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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