The AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities, funded by Susan G. Komen® recognizes an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer health disparities.
The recipient of the award will receive a $5,000 honorarium and present a 45-minute lecture at the Eleventh Annual AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.
All cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. 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.
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 submitted online at myaacr.aacr.org by 4 p.m. U.S. ET on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
Full nomination instructions and program guidelines are available at the following link.
Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions
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Candidates will be considered by a committee. After careful deliberation by the committee, its recommendations will be forwarded to the Executive Committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision. Selection of the award recipient will be made on the basis of the candidate's scientific accomplishments without regard to race, gender, nationality, geographic location or religious or political views.