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American Association for Cancer research takes its first meeting to Jordan

With support from the king of Jordan, the American Association for Cancer research holds the first cancer research meeting in the Arab Middle East

The American Association for Cancer Research had held meetings around the world — in Japan, Singapore, and Australia — but had never ventured into the Arab Middle East until this spring, when it convened the first cancer research conference in the region. Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, held March 16-19 in Jordan's Dead Sea resort area, was significant for its success in bridging divides, changing perceptions, and opening new doors for cancer research.<

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