​​​​In Memoriam

It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we report the death of the following AACR members. The AACR is honored to recognize these outstanding members for their dedication to the association and to the field of cancer. Please note that this information is only that which has been volunteered to us by colleagues, friends, and family. The following list includes members who have passed away in the current year. Please email the Membership Department to share additional information on a deceased member.

Deceased Members in 2018

Günter BlobelGünter Blobel, MD, PhD
(5/21/1936 - 2/18/2018)
Member since April 2014

Günter Blobel, MD, PhD, a Nobel Laureate and a Fellow of the AACR Academy, died Feb. 18, 2018, at the age of 81. Read more.

Robert W. DayRobert W. Day
(10/22/1930 - 1/6/2018)
Member since 1991

Robert W. Day, MD, PhD, an Emeritus member of the AACR, died  Jan. 6, 2018, at the age of 87. Read more.​