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The More We Discover Why, the More We'll Know How


Thanks to huge strides in cancer science, more than 15​.5 million people diagnosed with cancer are survivors. Why can't everyone say the same?

Only the American Association for Cancer Research brings together more than 37​,000 of the world's top researchers, health care professionals, and advocates to untangle cancer's complexities. By deciphering the WHY of cancer, AACR researchers are accelerating the development of new treatments for every type of cancer.

Help us uncover the clues to tomorrow's cures, so millions more can survive cancer.




Innovators in Cancer Discovery

Meet cancer researchers, physician-scientists, and others who are leading efforts to find cures.

AACR Foundation Events

Team up with AACR Runners for Research to raise awareness and funds for cancer research at one of our many events.

Survivor Journeys

Read inspiring stories of cancer survivors who benefited from basic, translational, clinical, and population science research.

Cancer Discoveries

Find out about the latest cancer research news and read in-depth articles about progress in our understanding as we seek new, innovative methods to prevent, treat, and cure the more than 200 diseases we call cancer.

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