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As tumors develop and grow, individual tumor cells acquire the ability to adapt to changes in the environment that would normally kill the tumor cells. One way they do this is to trick the immune system.

The discovery of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes more than 20 years ago dramatically changed risk assessment, prevention and treatment in families with a high prevalence of breast and/or ovarian cancers.

BCRF's Dr. Margaret Flowers Recaps the Annual Conference
Vice President Biden attends meeting pledging government support for cancer research
Noteworthy clinical trial news from the annual conference
Longtime BCRF grantee and member of the Scientific Advisory Board, was inducted as President of the American Association for Cancer Research for 2016-2017

The theme of this year’s AACR meeting "Delivering Cures Through Cancer Science," reinforces the inextricable link between research and advances in patient care.

The latest updates in cancer research