Our Research

Our Research

Funds raised by Revolutions for Research events go directly to helping the AACR in the fight against all types of cancer. Here are some of the latest updates from teams working with the help of our funding across the world.

Why Don't Our Bodies Fight Cancer for Us?

Dr. James Allison is untangling the complexities of the immune system to pioneer cancer immunotherapy.

 

Studying Blood Vessels to Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes

Dr. Josette Northcott is exploring the role that blood vessels play in the growth of tumors and the delivery of chemotherapy.

 

Advancing Personalized Cancer Medicine

Dr. Nikhil Wagle is working to translate the revolution in cancer genomics into advances in personalized cancer medicine in the clinic.

 

Tapping Technology to Improve Cancer Prevention

Supported by an AACR grant, Dr. Rong Xu uses bioinformatics to explore paths to cancer prevention.

 

Teaming Up to End Childhood Cancer

Dr. John Maris leads national efforts to translate basic discoveries into treatments for children with cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

Get Involved

How can you Start the Revolution in Cancer Research?  By either registering to participate in the event today or making a donation to a team or a rider. All donations will directly support lifesaving cancer research through the AACR. If you also have a survivor story to share, we would love to hear from you!  Your message can help thousands of other cancer patients, caregivers, and members of the cancer community.