American Association for Cancer Research

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) was formed in 1907 by professionals in the field of cancer research, treatment and academics. The objective of AACR is accelerate progress in the prevention, cure and treatment of cancer through research, education, communication and advocacy. The AACR Foundation is the fundraising component of AACR. Each year the AACR provides research grants to leading scientists and universities in the filed of cancer research. AACR publishes seven journals that run that gamut of cancer related research. These journals are; Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Molecular Cancer Research, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, Cancer Prevention Research and CR Magazine. Each month AACR publishes up to six free abstracts of research funded by or supported by AACR. Additionally, AACR has a comprehensive on-line Cancer dictionary which includes the latest on the numerous varieties of cancers and treatments modalities. AACR is exceptionally open to the public and the media for inquiries about their work.

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Physical health scores predict breast cancer outcomes

Breast cancer survivors with poor physical health scores had an elevated risk of poorer cancer outcomes, including recurrence and death, according to the results of an observational study presented at the AACR 102nd Annual ...

dateApr 06, 2011 in Cancer
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Lung cancer risk rises in the presence of HPV antibodies

Researchers with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have found that people with lung cancer were significantly more likely to have several high-risk forms of human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies compared ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Aspirin may lower the risk of pancreatic cancer

The use of aspirin at least once per month is associated with a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to results of a large case-control study presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011, held here ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Metabolic syndrome may increase risk for liver cancer

Scientists have confirmed that metabolic syndrome, a constellation of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, may also increase the risk of the two most common types of liver cancer, according to ...

dateApr 03, 2011 in Cancer
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