Internal Medicine

Weiner involved in national cancer progress report

Weiner Report 9-19-13

Significant progress has been made against cancer due to the dedicated work of researchers throughout the biomedical research enterprise, according to the American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) Cancer Progress Report 2013, released Tuesday, Sept. 17.

The AACR's third annual report details the many advances researchers across the country have made in understanding cancer. The report illustrates how basic and translational research, along with clinical insight, have resulted in new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat cancer that are saving lives and improving the quality of life for cancer patients.

Dr. George Weiner, director of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa, was one of the 16-member AACR committee that produced the report.

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