When did research on cancer begin? The modern era of cancer research really began in the 19th century and led to the current concept developed by several investigators, notably Rudolf Virchow, that cancer is a disease of cells.
How long has cancer research been running? The Cancer Research Institute was founded on January 27, 1953 by Helen Coley Nauts and Oliver R. Grace Sr., two visionary individuals who believed that, together, they could end the devastation of cancer.
How Long Has Cancer Research UK been going? 120 years of progress for people affected by cancer. Together we’ve come so far.
How much has cancer research progressed? Progress Against Cancer
According to the AACR’s analysis: The age-adjusted overall cancer death rate declined by 31% from 1991 to 2018, a reduction that translates into 3.1 million lives saved. This reduction includes a 2.4% decline between 2017 and 2018—the largest reduction ever seen in a single year.