​Media Contacts

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Media and Public Relations Department newsroom contains helpful information for the media. Contact our media relations professionals when your assignment requires the latest cancer research information concerning diagnosis, treatment, or prevention. 

Media Inquiries

Rachel Salis-Silverman
Director, Public Relations​
Cell: 267-970-3685
Salis-Silverman is responsible for media relations for the AACR Foundation and the Office of Science Policy and Government Affairs. She is also the point of contact for the AACR June L. Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism and leads the organization’s public affairs program.

​Julia Gunther
Assistant Director, Media and Public Relations
Cell: 267-250-5441
Gunther promotes the AACR’s meetings, journals, and initiatives to the media and the public.


Communications and Public Relations Leadership

Rick Buck
Senior Director, Communications and Public Relations
Fax: 267-825-9536
Buck leads the AACR’s Communications and Public Relations Department, including the organization's brand development and positioning, media relations and crisis communications, internal communications and employee engagement, and government relations communications and public relations.

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