When Philip Prichard’s cancer recurred and he faced few treatment options, the Memphis, Tennessee, man turned to a clinical trial for a checkpoint inhibitor – a form of cancer immunotherapy. Philip’s tumor soon began to shrink and he was able to reclaim his life. Cancer immunotherapy is one of the most exciting new approaches to cancer treatment. As detailed in the report, the utility of immunotherapy is expanding rapidly. Learn more about advances in immunotherapy and other cancer treatments at www.AACR.org/CancerProgressReport.
Cancer research from fundamental science to clinical trials has a direct impact on the lives of real people. Watch their videos and read about their journeys from diagnosis to survivorship: http://www.AACRFoundation.org/survivors.
The AACR’s sixth annual Cancer Progress Report highlights how federally funded research powers progress against cancer. The report details how lifesaving cancer research is improving lives of people diagnosed with cancer and highlights advances in cancer immunotherapy, cancer precision medicine, and other treatment strategies. Learn more at www.AACR.org/CancerProgressReport
From the basic science labs to cancer clinics around the world, innovative scientists are transforming our approaches to prevention and treatments. Learn more here: http://www.AACRFoundation.org/scientists.
The AACR’s fifth annual Cancer Progress Report highlights how federally funded research can power progress against cancer. The report details how federally funded research is improving lives and contains a special section showcasing the remarkable advances made against cancer in the five years of publishing the report. Learn more at http://www.CancerProgressReport.org.