American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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

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Chlamydia infection may double risk for ovarian cancer

March 15, 2018
An antibody present in the blood of women previously infected with chlamydia appeared to double the person’s risk for ovarian cancer, according…
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Survey: Minorities underrepresented in clinical trials, but want to participate

March 15, 2018
Racial and ethnic minorities, as well as individuals with low socioeconomic status, appeared open to participating in clinical trials, but their…
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Ten takeaways from the AACR Annual Meeting

April 14, 2017
This year’s American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting — titled “Research Propelling Cancer Prevention and…
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Nivolumab plus ipilimumab improves OS in advanced melanoma

April 13, 2017
The combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab improved OS among patients with advanced melanoma compared with either treatment alone, according to…
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Avelumab yields durable response at 1 year for advanced Merkel cell carcinoma

April 11, 2017
Avelumab conferred longer durable responses among patients with advanced chemotherapy-refractory Merkel cell carcinoma, according to updated results…
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Rice bran, navy beans boost gut microbiome, slow CRC cell growth

April 11, 2017
Higher dietary intake of rice bran and navy beans resulted in changes to the gut microbiome and reduced colorectal cancer cell growth in colorectal…
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Genetic predisposition for subsequent neoplasms common in pediatric cancer survivors

April 7, 2017
Twelve percent of childhood cancer survivors harbored mutations that significantly increased their risk for developing subsequent neoplasms…
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Less sleep may increase risk for death in younger men with prostate cancer

April 7, 2017
Younger men with prostate cancer had a significantly higher risk for death of the disease if they slept less than 7 hours per night, according to…
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Low-dose aspirin reduces risk for many cancers

April 6, 2017
Adults who take low-dose aspirin over an extended period of time demonstrated lower mortality from many cancers, including breast cancer, prostate…
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Indoximod plus pembrolizumab prompts response in advanced melanoma

April 6, 2017
The addition of investigational immunotherapy indoximod to pembrolizumab conferred superior response rates in patients with advanced melanoma…