American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

The latest news from AACR, including researcher interviews and physician perspective.

In the Journals

HPV infection lasted longer in young black women

April 2, 2012
A college-age black woman is almost twice as likely to have an abnormal Pap test and more than twice as likely to still have HPV in her system 2…
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Solid tumors may benefit from new drug combination

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — The combination of a class 1 PI3 kinase inhibitor and a MEK 1/2 inhibitor was well tolerated in a…
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Serum biomarkers may identify lung cancer in never smokers

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — A serum-based lung cancer test developed from six biomarkers performed equally well in a cohort of…
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Hypertension drug may improve endobronchial dysplasia in former smokers

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — An oral formulation of the hypertension drug iloprost resulted in significant improvement in a series…
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Genomic analysis may lead to targeted breast cancer therapies

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — Analysis of more than 10 trillion base pairs of DNA sequences from tumor and healthy tissue of breast…
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Assessing promoter methylation patterns in breast milk may shed light on breast cancer risk

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — Biopsied breast milk had significantly higher methylation scores for one tumor suppressor gene…
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Novel drug shows efficacy in basal cell carcinoma

HemOnc Today, April 25, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome who were treated with GDC-0449, a novel hedgehog pathway…