Cancer Research ProgressWe have made remarkable advances in cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and survivorship since the National Cancer Act was signed into law in 1971. Read on for information on advances in cancer research.
How Investment in Cancer Research is Benefiting the Nation
Timeline of Major Advances in Cancer Research
Key discoveries, advances, and events in cancer research from 1863 to 2010
Cancer Site Snapshots
Brief reports detailing key information on disease incidence and mortality, NCI funding trends, relevant research activities, and recent scientific advances for several major cancer types.
Cancer Trends Progress Report
A report that summarizes our nation's progress in fighting cancer based on the Healthy People 2010 targets from the Department of Health and Human Services, including key measures of progress in prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, life after cancer, and end of life.