​Community Education


 

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.

 

 

Progress and Promise Against Cancer Focuses on Cancer Health Disparities in Atlanta1999On March 30, the AACR brought together cancer experts, patient advocates, and community groups to discuss cancer health disparities.5/28/2019 2:31:17 PM51https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/1905012_Fnd_Thumb_150x190_1a%20(002).jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer Focuses on Cancer Health Disparities in AtlantaOn March 30, the AACR brought together cancer experts, patient advocates, and community groups to discuss cancer health disparities.17
People v. Cancer presented by The Atlantic3431On November 14, 2018, the AACR served as a presenting underwriter for People v. Cancer, an interactive summit convened to harness the power of human stories to highlight the latest advances in cancer research.5/28/2019 2:46:26 PM18https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/1905012_Fnd_Thumb_150x190_1b.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />People v. Cancer presented by The AtlanticOn November 14, 2018, the AACR served as a presenting underwriter for People v. Cancer, an interactive summit convened to harness the power of human stories to highlight the latest advances in cancer research.18
Progress and Promise Against Cancer Broadcast71815On November 8, 2018, the AACR embarked on an unprecedented collaboration with NBC10/Telemundo and the City of Philadelphia for an all-day television broadcast called Progress and Promise Against Cancer Day.5/28/2019 7:09:16 PM18https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/1810037F_AACR-NBC10_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer BroadcastOn November 8, 2018, the American Association for Cancer Research embarked on an unprecedented collaboration with NBC10/Telemundo and the City of Philadelphia for an all-day television broadcast called Progress and Promise Against Cancer Day.19
Progress and Promise Against Cancer Webinar859On October 11, 2018, the AACR and Cancer Today hosted an interactive discussion to highlight the AACR Cancer Progress Report 20185/28/2019 1:39:17 PM9066https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/1810006B_CPR18_Webinar_events_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer WebinarOn October 11, 2018, the AACR and Cancer Today hosted an interactive discussion to highlight the AACR Cancer Progress Report 201814
Progress and Promise Against Cancer: A Biden Cancer Community Summit8580On Friday, September 21, 2018, the AACR and WHYY hosted Progress and Promise Against Cancer: A Biden Cancer Community with special guest Dr. Jill Biden.5/28/2019 1:39:13 PM82https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/JillBiden-150x190.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer: A Biden Cancer Community SummitOn Friday, September 21, 2018, the AACR and WHYY hosted Progress and Promise Against Cancer: A Biden Cancer Community with special guest Dr. Jill Biden. 16
2018 Philadelphia Science Festival4691Scientists from the AACR discuss “What can your DNA tell you about cancer?” at the eighth annual Philadelphia Science Festival, a popular celebration of science and technology in Center City5/11/2018 7:01:50 PM392https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/2018-SciFest-Thumb-190x150-DSCF2853%20(002).jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />2018 Philadelphia Science FestivalScientists from the AACR discuss “What can your DNA tell you about cancer?” at the eighth annual Philadelphia Science Festival, a popular celebration of science and technology in Center City 13
Progress and Promise Against Cancer at the Chicago Tribune’s PRIME Expo306In April 2018, the AACR hosted "Progress and Promise Against Cancer," at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018. This annual public education event featured some of the greatest minds in cancer research discussing cancer prevention, interception, and treatment.8/8/2018 7:35:18 PM1032https://www.aacrfoundation.org/community-ed/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Public%20Affairs/PubEdThumb_150x190%20(002).jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Progress and Promise Against Cancer at the Chicago Tribune’s PRIME ExpoIn April 2018, the AACR hosted "Progress and Promise Against Cancer," at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018. This annual public education event featured some of the greatest minds in cancer research discussing cancer prevention, interception, and treatment.12
Chasing Cancer1708611/10/2017 2:05:24 PM175https://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 PM16317https://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.3/16/2018 2:24:41 PM1782https://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

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