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American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Researchers have identified more than 200 kinds of cancers that attack the human body. In addition to leukemia, the most common forms of cancer occur in the brain, breasts, colon, head and neck, lungs, ovaries, and prostate. Each year, cancer claims ...

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