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  • Forward Look

    Making Cancer Clinical Trials More Inclusive

    Despite efforts by policymakers, a gender gap persists in clinical trial participation.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Policy Matters

    Research Advocacy During COVID-19

    Continued federal funding to support biomedical research, including cancer research, is vitally important during the pandemic.

    by Brandon Leonard, MA, and Marc Johnson, MPP

  • Q&A

    Up for Debate

    Hematologist-oncologist Vinayak K. Prasad describes his positions on cancer research and policy in a recently published book.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Immunotherapy Options for Breast Cancer

    Two immune checkpoint inhibitors are now approved for treatment of some people with advanced breast cancer, but trial results have raised some questions.

    by Anna Goshua

  • 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

  • Colorectal Cancer Screenings at Home

    Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Policy Matters

    Cancer Scientists Support COVID-19 Response

    Researchers study ways to improve telehealth capabilities, clinical trials and health disparities.

    by Trevan Locke, PhD

  • Forward Look

    Creating More Inclusive Clinical Trials

    The Clinical Treatment Act aims to include more Medicaid recipients.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Policy Matters

    The E-Cigarette Regulatory Landscape

    The FDA is taking several steps to restrict and reduce e-cigarette use among youth.

    by Carmine S. Leggett, PhD

  • 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

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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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