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Chronic Inflammation May Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a study...
4/15/2014 10:00 AM EDT

New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Lustgarten Foundation, and the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a Dream Team dedicated to...
4/7/2014 2:45 PM EDT

Stand Up To Cancer and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation Announce New HPV Translational Research Team Grant

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a research team dedicated to HPV-related cancers during a press...
4/7/2014 2:50 PM EDT

Study Shows Fertility Drugs Do Not Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Women who took clomiphene citrate (brand name Clomid) or gonadotropins as a part of fertility treatment did not experience an increased risk for breast cancer over 30 years of follow-up, compared with women who were not treated with these...
3/28/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Bladder Cancer Patient with Rare Genetic Mutations Shows Exceptional Response to Everolimus

A patient with advanced bladder cancer experienced a complete response for 14 months to the drug combination everolimus and pazopanib in a phase I trial, and genomic profiling of his tumor revealed two alterations that may have caused this...
3/10/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Pezcoller Foundation and American Association for Cancer Research Honor Outstanding Achievements of Dr. Elaine Fuchs

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., will receive the 2014 Pezcoller Foundation-American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) International Award for Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9, in recognition of...
3/11/2014 4:00 PM EDT

American Association for Cancer Research Recognizes Contributions of Multi-institutional Research Team Against Brain Cancer

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will award the Eighth Annual AACR Team Science Award to the Duke University/Johns Hopkins University/National Cancer Institute (NCI) Malignant Brain Tumor Team at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to...
3/11/2014 4:00 PM EDT

American Association for Cancer Research to Host Annual Meeting in San Diego, April 5-9, 2014

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will showcase newsworthy research on clinical trials, epidemiology, immunology, epigenetics, laboratory science, and translational medicine at its Annual Meeting, April 5-9.
2/28/2014 1:20 PM EST

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May is National Cancer Research Month

In 2007, in a bipartisan show of support for cancer research, the United States Congress declared May as National Cancer Research Month. Senate Resolution 394 was sponsored by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Ted...
4/3/2009 1:00 PM EDT

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