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By Kevin Begos

CR Reports from the AACR 100th Annual Meeting 2009

By Kevin Begos


This year is the 100th AACR Annual Meeting. More than 17,000 scientists, doctors and patient advocates from around the world will go to learn about the latest discoveries in basic, clinical and translational research. In this podcast series hosted by Kevin Begos, CR's podcast correspondent, you will hear about exciting new scientific advances presented at the meeting, the challenges facing advocates for cancer patients, and much more.


Episode One: An Introduction With Tyler Jacks

The AACR's president-elect, Tyler Jacks, explains the importance of basic and translational cancer research and the role the AACR 100th Annual Meeting 2009 plays in accelerating the prevention and cure of cancer.

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Episode Two: Young Investigators 

Significant challenges, including financial ones, face young cancer researchers today. The AACR's annual meeting helps these young scientists develop their careers and gives them tools to continue their work toward the prevention and cure of cancer.

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Episode Three: International Patient Advocates 

Patient advocates in the Middle East face challenges unique to the region as well as ones that are similar to the struggles advocates face in the United States. 

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Episode Four: Disparities in Cancer Care

CR looks at the importance of addressing cancer health disparities and reviews new research presented at the annual meeting.

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Episode Five: Meeting Roundup With Michael Caligiuri

Oncologist Michael Caligiuri, the chairperson of the AACR 100th Annual Meeting 2009 Program Committee, discusses the biggest highlights of the meeting.

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