AACR Annual Meeting 2018

Press Coverage and Social Media  

Making National Headlines
The AACR is the authoritative resource and voice for cancer research, and the AACR Annual Meeting garners the best in national and international news coverage. The AACR Annual Meeting 2017, with 200 registered reporters, showcased an incredible mix of innovative clinical, translational, and basic research and generated top-tier news coverage in media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Reuters, CBS, Forbes, The Atlantic, U.S. News & World Report, Politico, and BBC, among many others.

For more information on the AACR Annual Meeting press program, please contact Julia Gunther, Rachel Salis-Silverman, or Rick Buck​.

Trending on Social Media
The AACR Annual Meeting 2017 also generated significant social media activity in the cancer research world. Social media highlights included:

  • 7,928 people joining the conversation on Twitter
  • 34,212 tweets sent
  • A total of 139.8 million impressions

In addition, AACR President Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, hosted a Facebook Live broadcast on “Important Science from the AACR Annual Meeting 2017,” in which he interviewed experts about advances presented at the meeting.

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