Opportunities for Survivor Advocates

Turning the Tide Against Cancer Through Sustained Medical Innovation 2017 National Conference

The Turning the Tide Against Cancer Through Sustained Medical Innovation national conferences catalyzes an evolving conversation on accelerating progress, improving patient care in a deficit reduction environment, and reviewing the current cancer research and care landscape.

 Join AACR along with conference co-hosts, PMC, FKH, and CancerCare, for the upcoming conference on June 29, 2017, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Space is limited. Registration is free. Register now.

Discounted Rates for Conference Attendance

The AACR is pleased to offer patient advocates discounted registration rates for select conferences. Download the official conference registration form for the meeting you want to attend along with the advocate verification form (download the word document) and submit to or fax to 215-446-7262.

​Advance  Registration

​Regular Registration

Patient Advocate Member​



​Patient Advocate Nonmember



Once your advocacy status has been approved, you will be able to register at the discounted rate. Advocates who are members of the AACR will receive a much lower rate than non-members, dependent upon the time of registration.

Please note, advocates WILL NOT be able to register online. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Russell by emailing or by calling 215-446-7104.

AACR Advocacy Partners Pavilion

The pavilion is a designated area where not-for-profit cancer patient advocacy organizations can educate annual meeting attendees on their resources and services. Being a part of this pavilion is by invitation only and at no cost to the advocacy groups.

To learn more about this opportunity, contact Karen Russell by emailing or by calling 215-446-7104. 

Advocate Affiliate Membership in the AACR

Advocate Affiliate Membership is open to qualified individuals who are survivor-advocates and who are members of organizations that promote the advancement of cancer research.

AACR/Alamo Special Education Session at SABCS

A great opportunity for advocates to hear the latest in breast cancer research from two world-renowned researchers. Session takes place at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 5 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 221.

Contact Information

Survivor and Patient Advocacy
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Phone: 215-446-7104
Fax: 215-446-7262