AACR CANCER PROGRESS
AND THEIR FAMILIES
Get your FREE copy of the AACR Cancer
Progress Report 2016 by completing and
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CancerProgressReport.org, so that you can learn
about the many ways in which research is saving
lives. Some of the recent advances you will learn
FROM AUG. 1, 2015, TO JULY 31, 2016,
the number of types of cancer for which immunotherapeutics that release the
brakes on immune cells are an approved treatment increased from two to five.
BETWEEN AUG. 1, 2015,
AND JULY 31, 2016,
THE FDA HAS APPROVED:
new anticancer therapeutics.
new uses for previously
new medical device.
11 FDA APPROVED
nivolumab (Opdivo) and
and combination of
ipilimumab and nivolumab