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
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
The pandemic has made telehealth a necessity for many cancer patients. When the crisis clears, these technological tools may improve cancer care in the long term.
by Stephen Ornes
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Patients in this age group have particular needs, and cancer centers are beginning to tailor programs for them.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Despite efforts by policymakers, a gender gap persists in clinical trial participation.
by Lindsey Konkel
Several targeted drugs were approved in 2020 to treat the most common type of lung cancer.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Treatments capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier provide new options for patients whose cancer has spread to the brain.
by Bradley Jones
Some rectal cancer patients may safely avoid life-altering surgery.
by Kristine Conner
Many older adults continue to be screened beyond the recommended age.
by Carisa Brewster
Aspirin can be taken daily to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, but it’s not recommended for everyone.
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
In recent months, drugmakers have announced they are withdrawing indications for four immune checkpoint inhibitors in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration. What does this mean for patients who are taking these drugs?
by Anna Goshua
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.
Since the founding of the American Association for Cancer Research more than 100 years ago, women have played many pivotal roles.
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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