• Updates Archive

    01.25.08 - ACCRF Update – January 2008

    After two years of operation, ACCRF is seeing its research projects come closer to fruition. Progress is increasingly evident across a wide range of biobanking, cell line, animal model, genomic, drug screening and clinical trial activities.

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    08.24.07 - ACCRF Joins the NDRI

    ACCRF is pleased to announce that it has joined the Rare Disease Biospecimen Alliance of the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI). This new initiative seeks to provide researchers with the appropriate materials to gain insights into ACC.

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    05.22.07 - ACCRF Featured in The Wall Street Journal

    The Wall Street Journal featured ACCRF in an article on rare disease research on May 22, 2007. The main theme is that raising money is not enough; non-profit organizations need to understand the science, manage the researchers and jump-start projects.

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    05.21.07 - ACCRF Accomplishments

    A review of ACCRF’s accomplishments since its formation nearly 18 months ago.

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    10.26.06 - ACCRF Research Agenda Update

    In the four months since the initial Research Agenda was published, good progress is already evident across various research projects.

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    10.26.06 - NIH Workshop on Salivary Gland Cancers

    The first-ever NIH conference on this topic witnessed a large and diverse group of researchers, collegial collaboration and some clear action items.

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    07.18.06 - ACCRF at the SPORE Meetings

    The National Cancer Institute recently held the annual meeting for its Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Baltimore. ACCRF Trustees attended to act as Patient Advocates, to monitor trends in cancer research and to publicize the growing interest in ACC. ACCRF also held a scientific meeting to make progress on ACCRF’s genomics and animal […]

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    06.21.06 - ACCRF Announces Research Agenda

    With the guidance of our Scientific Advisory Board and the input of many interested researchers, ACCRF has developed a Research Agenda that we believe will deliver new therapies to patients as quickly as possible. The Research Agenda certainly will change as new information and methodologies develop, but it represents the best efforts of the best […]

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    04.02.06 - ACCRF Inaugural Scientific Meeting

    On April 2, 2006, ACCRF held its inaugural Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC during the Annual Meetings of the American Association of Cancer Researchers (AACR).

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