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Karen E. Knudsen to Step Down as President of Association of American Cancer Institutes

Association of American Institutes (AACI) President Karen E. Knudsen, MBA, PhD, announced today that she is resigning from Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia. She will step down as AACI president and begin a new...
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Association of American Cancer Institutes Issues Statement Condemning Racism, Violence

In a formal statement, the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) condemned racism, discrimination, and gun violence, urging that these issues be confronted as public health crises.
22-Mar-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACI Cancer Disparities Podcast Launches with Inaugural Guest Dr. Norman E. Sharpless

The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) has launched a new podcast, "Accelerating Equity: Cancer Care for All," hosted by AACI President Dr. Karen E. Knudsen. Her first guest is Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, director of the National Cancer...
17-Mar-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Center Network Sites Can Improve Patient Satisfaction and Outcomes, AACI Survey Finds

In a survey of the status of care across cancer center networks, some of which reach deep into rural areas, the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) has found that many opportunities exist for such networks to increase patient...
12-Mar-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Organizations Urge Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for Cancer Patients, Survivors

130 cancer centers and other cancer organizations sent a letter to President Joseph R. Biden, key members of his administration, and leading state public health officials to strongly encourage prioritizing patients with cancer and survivors of...
17-Feb-2021 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Stable Funding, Protected Time Key for Clinician Investigators to Drive Advances in Cancer Care

A survey by the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) shows that the work of clinician investigators is hampered by a lack of stable funding and insufficient protected time to engage in research activities.
15-Feb-2021 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

AACI Applauds Biden/Harris Inauguration, Readies for Administration’s Renewed Focus on Cancer

The Association of American Cancer Institutes congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration and pledges its strong support of their efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic and promote cancer research,...
20-Jan-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

AACI Partners With Federal Vaccine Panel to Promote Cancer Patient Health

AACI was invited last summer to join the Vaccine Consultation Panel (VCP) alongside other leading health and science organizations in the U.S. Through the VCP, AACI has received periodic updates on the development and distribution of COVID-19...
14-Jan-2021 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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