The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Joined May 2008
June is #NationalCancerSurvivorMonth. @CancerTodayMag explores how research has allowed more people to live beyond a cancer diagnosis and provides resources for survivors. Learn more on the #AACRBlog. bit.ly/3QJrZm9 #CelebrateSurvivorship
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June is #NationalCancerSurvivorMonth. Follow-up care for some survivors can be delayed by out-of-pocket costs, transportation and language barriers, scheduling challenges, and childcare issues. Learn more in the AACR #CancerDisparitiesReport: bit.ly/3zX8twC
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AACR Project GENIE is accepting applications for up to five new participating institutions. To address the issue of cancer health disparities, this expansion of the consortium will prioritize institutions with diverse patient populations. Apply by June 30: bit.ly/3OI5FHV
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Submit an abstract by July 18 for the AACR Special Conference on Colorectal Cancer (October 1-4, Portland, OR), chaired by Jiyoung Ahn, Robert J. Coffey, and @skopetz. Learn more: bit.ly/3ygc9s4 #AACRcrc22
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June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month. Many immune checkpoint inhibitors are combined with other therapies to improve responses. A recent @CCR_AACR study explored whether these combinations worked through synergy or independent drug action: bit.ly/3u0AAqS #CIM22 #AACRBlog
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Submit an abstract by July 18 for the @RivkinCenter-AACR Virtual Ovarian Cancer Research Seminar Series. The seminar is chaired by @CMAnnunziata, Neil Johnson, @JamesLillard1, and Goli Samimi and will take place September 21, 22, 28, and 29. Learn more: bit.ly/3OH77Ki
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Role of Cancer Centers in Developing the Science of Cancer Survivorship: Susan Hong, MD, MPH, will address this topic during the AACR Patient Advocate Forum on The Science of Cancer Survivorship at 1 PM ET on Tuesday, June 28. Learn more: bit.ly/3HSZS00 #AACRForum
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The AACR applauds @FDATobacco’s decision to remove JUUL e-cigarettes from the market. These products have fueled the youth e-cigarette epidemic, and their removal is a major step toward preventing nicotine addiction. bit.ly/3OAFTVS
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The Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women’s Cancers 2022 Career Development Awards, in Partnership with Pelotonia & AACR, are 2-year, $206,000 grants to support breast and gynecologic cancer research by female junior faculty scientists. Apply by June 28: bit.ly/3ngnPEU
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Register by August 2 to get the lowest rate for the AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer (September 13-16, Boston), chaired by Andrew M. Lowy, Marina Pasca di Magliano, Robert H. Vonderheide, and Jen Jen @YehlabUNC. Learn more: bit.ly/3xK1Mv6 #AACRpan22
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Dr. Karin Tarte discusses "Therapeutic vulnerabilities uncovered by B-cell/stromal crosstalk" during the Opening Keynote session at the Third AACR International Meeting on Advances in Malignant Lymphoma. #AACRlymph22 @honeycomb_team
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Conference chair and @BCD_AACR editor Riccardo Dalla-Favera convened the AACR International Meeting on Advances in Malignant Lymphoma tonight in Boston. We look forward to three more days of the latest lymphoma research with the potential to transform clinical care. #AACRlymph22
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The @US_FDA has approved the combination of two molecularly targeted therapeutics – dabrafenib and trametinib – for certain adult and pediatric cancer patients 6 and older whose solid tumor cancers with BRAF V600E mutations were previously treated. bit.ly/3xMFTeM
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Submit an abstract by July 18 for the Sixth CRI-ENCI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference (September 28-October 1, New York), chaired by Özlem Türeci, @EJohnWherry, and Jedd D. Wolchok. bit.ly/3OgzLCr #cicon22
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The AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research recognizes an investigator whose work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on breast cancer etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention. Nominate a colleague by June 30: bit.ly/3ygW316
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Learning from Patients to Predict Late Treatment Effects: Patient Advocate @paspears88 will address this topic during the AACR Patient Advocate Forum on The Science of Cancer Survivorship at 1:00 PM ET on Tuesday, June 28. Learn more: bit.ly/3Ni4hdU #AACRForum
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The 2022 AACR-Day One Biopharmaceuticals Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship is a two-year, $120,000 grant that supports promising postdoctoral or clinical research fellows. Apply by July 6: bit.ly/3xRKlbY
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2022-2023 AACR Associate Member Council Chair Francesco Caiazza shares his goals for the coming year and highlights the benefits of AACR membership for early-career researchers. Learn more: bit.ly/3zWq08b #AACRAMC #AACRECR
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AACR-Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson START Grants provide $225,000 over three years to postdoctoral or clinical research fellows from underrepresented groups. Applications are due August 18. Learn more: bit.ly/3OgXBy1
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Register by August 2 to get the lowest rate for the AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities (Sept 16-19, Philadelphia), chaired by Kevin L. Gardner, K. Sean Kimbro, Martin Mendoza, Camille C. R. Ragin, and Claradina Soto. bit.ly/3bp0xtB #AACRdisp22
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