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  • The Roots of Rural Health Disparities

    New research shows that rural cancer patients have the same health outcomes as urban cancer patients so long as they are involved in a clinical trial.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • 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

  • Policy Matters

    Putting an End to Cancer Health Disparities

    Cancer has a disproportionate impact on disadvantaged and minority groups. The AACR 2020 by 2020 initiative is a step toward closing the gap.

    by Michael A. Caligiuri, MD

  • Forward Look

    Opening Clinical Trials to HIV-Positive Cancer Patients

    Including patients with HIV is part of a larger effort to broaden cancer clinical trial eligibility.

    by Andy Kopsa

  • Forward Look

    Lung Cancer Biology Differs by Race, Study Shows

    Research findings could help improve personalized treatments for lung cancer patients.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Omitting Obesity

    Many cancer clinical trials do not track what proportion of enrolled patients are obese, a study finds. These patients may be underrepresented in research.

    by Cici Zhang

  • Men Less Likely to Get Genetic Testing

    A study suggests women are more likely than men to undergo genetic testing for mutations linked to hereditary cancer.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • A Response to Roadblocks

    The Biden Cancer Initiative Colloquium gathered experts to discuss obstacles preventing access to care at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Forward Look

    Improving Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

    New guidelines account for limited medical resources.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Gaps in End-of-Life Care

    Racial and ethnic backgrounds can be factors in whether cancer patients take advantage of hospice care. Researchers and clinicians are trying to understand the gaps and design strategies to bridge them.

    by Charlotte Huff

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From the AACR

  • Making Mammography Better

    A study investigates whether artificial intelligence can reduce false-positive mammograms.

  • New FDA Approvals

    Three new cancer treatments have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • Nobel Prize for Immunotherapy

    James P. Allison, PhD, a Fellow of the AACR Academy, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work in cancer immunotherapy.

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