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AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Nomination Status Open
Nomination Deadline 09/29/2014
Generously Supported By American Cancer Society


Description

The AACR and the American Cancer Society established this award in 1992 to honor outstanding research accomplishments in the fields of cancer epidemiology, biomarkers, and prevention.

The winner of the 24th Annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention will receive an honorarium of $5,000, give a 50-minute lecture, and be given support for the winner and a guest to attend the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, in Philadelphia, PA, USA (April 18-22, 2015).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidacy is open to all cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.

  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.

  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.

Contact Information

awards@aacr.org

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be made by any scientist, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Candidates may not nominate themselves.

Nominations must be emailed to awards@aacr.org no later than 4 p.m. United States Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Paper nominations cannot be accepted. Full nomination instructions and program guidelines are available through the link below.

Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions

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Selection Process

​Candidates will be considered by a committee of international cancer leaders appointed by the president of the AACR. After careful deliberations by the award committee, its recommendations will be forwarded to the executive committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision. Selection of the award winner will be made on the basis of the candidate's cancer research accomplishments in the fields of epidemiology, biomarkers, and prevention. No regard will be given to age, race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views.