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PLOS ONE call for papers on Targeted Anticancer Therapies and Precision Medicine in Cancer

The 'unmet need' An estimated 9.6 million people died from cancer in 2018, making it the second-leading cause of death worldwide. Although advances in cancer...

Reporting back from Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs

180 participants from 28 countries gathered in Barcelona from 11-13 March 2019 for the second EACR Conference Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs,...

Have your say on biomarkers in European anticancer medicines guideline

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has invited public consultation and feedback on changes to the existing guideline on the evaluation of anticancer medicinal products in...

Conference Review: Tracking Cancer 2019

Tracking Cancer: Detection and Monitoring, from Diagnosis to Therapy, took place in one of Europe's most famous science museums - CosmoCaixa in Barcelona. 131...

Richard Marais nominated for president-elect of the AACR

Former EACR President (and current Treasurer) Richard Marais has been nominated as a candidate for president-elect of the AACR, for which he is the...
Plan S

Plan S for Open Access: last chance to give feedback

We wrote last year about cOAlition S, the coalition formed by research funders from several European countries, committed to making published research publicly available. The key...
The Art of Besting Cancer

Where art meets science: ‘The Art of Besting Cancer’ exhibition

There is a quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci: “Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses – especially...
Making it Personal 2018

Conference Review: Making it Personal 2018

Early in November 2018 the EACR hosted the 3rd edition of Making it Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine in the picturesque Italian town of Bergamo, our...

Retraction Watch launches public retraction database

You've probably heard of Retraction Watch, the influential research integrity blog that reports on the retraction of scientific papers, aiming to increase transparency in...
Dance Your PhD 2018

Dance Your PhD 2018

What is it? Instead of continually trying to explain your PhD to others through words, the Dance Your PhD competition is your chance to express...

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The EACR’s Top 10 Cancer Research Publications: April 2019

The EACR's Top 10 Cancer Research Publications is a regular summary of the most interesting and impactful recent papers in cancer research. It is...