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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is committed to supporting the public’s education on cancer and cancer research, underscoring how cancer science saves lives. With access to the world’s greatest minds in cancer research, the AACR develops educational initiatives and programs for the community that highlight the latest advances in cancer.

 

 

Chasing Cancer1708611/10/2017 2:05:24 PM45https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/1710053_ChasingCan_150x190_2.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Chasing CancerLeading experts and members of the AACR came together in Washington, D.C., for Chasing Cancer, a summit hosted by The Washington Post. The AACR was a presenting sponsor.11
Progress and Promise Against Cancer Webinar29303his webinar took place on Oct. 17, 2017 and featured AACR experts discussing the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2017. They offered their perspectives on the latest advances in cancer research and the importance of federal funding for medical research.10/27/2017 3:25:32 PM13514https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/1701053Oo_CPR17_Webinar_events_150x190_1%20(002).jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer WebinarThis webinar took place on Oct. 17, 2017 and featured AACR experts discussing the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2017. They offered their perspectives on the latest advances in cancer research and the importance of federal funding for medical research.7
Progress and Promise Against Cancer – Washington, D.C.20964At the AACR Annual Meeting 2017, Progress and Promise Against Cancer brought together the nation’s leading cancer researchers for conversation and education with patient advocates about innovations in cancer research, treatment, and prevention.5/31/2017 3:52:47 PM41https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/program-shot-150x190.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer – Washington, D.C.At the AACR Annual Meeting 2017, Progress and Promise Against Cancer brought together the nation’s leading cancer researchers with patient advocates for conversation and education about innovations in cancer research, treatment, and prevention.9
2017 Philadelphia Science Festival20957The AACR was a sponsor of the 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival, and several AACR scientists led an exhibit to educate the public about cancer science.5/31/2017 4:03:26 PM241https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/BoothWhatIsCR_150x190-IMG_4139.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />2017 Philadelphia Science FestivalAACR scientists answer the question “What Is Cancer?” at this popular Philadelphia gathering highlighting the importance of science.4
Progress and Promise Against Cancer - New Orleans20963At the AACR Annual Meeting 2016, AACR held a community forum on cancer research in partnership with the Louisiana Cancer Research Center.12/22/2016 6:31:10 PM417https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/NOLA_Event_150x190.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer - New OrleansAt the AACR Annual Meeting 2016, AACR held a community forum on cancer research in partnership with the Louisiana Cancer Research Center. 3
Cancer Precision Medicine - Philadelphia20959The AACR and the Philadelphia Inquirer hosted this event featuring the Delaware Valley's top cancer specialists sharing their knowledge and big ideas in the quest to cure and prevent cancer.12/22/2016 6:31:04 PM225https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/Foti_150x190-051_IMG_4501.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Cancer Precision Medicine - PhiladelphiaThe AACR and the Philadelphia Inquirer hosted this event featuring the Delaware Valley's top cancer specialists sharing their knowledge and big ideas in the quest to cure and prevent cancer. 2
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​AACR at Science After Hours2095812/22/2016 6:30:59 PM146https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/Shawn_Headshot_150x190-DSCN1463.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​AACR at Science After HoursAt the Franklin Institute's Science After Hours program, AACR scientist Shawn M. Sweeney, PhD, explored cancer, the immune system, and cancer immunotherapy.5
Cancer Science: The Quest for a Cure20960AACR’s Pat Morin, PhD, joined the Science on Tap collaborative series to discuss progress in the ongoing effort to prevent and cure cancer.12/22/2016 6:30:53 PM50https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/pat_morin_150x190.jpg" width="177" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Cancer Science: The Quest for a CureAACR’s Pat Morin, PhD, joined the Science on Tap collaborative series to discuss progress in the ongoing effort to prevent and cure cancer.6

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a 501c3 registered nonprofit organization with offices at 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.440.9300