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MICR logoMinorities in Cancer Research (MICR) is a membership group within the AACR committed to preventing and curing cancer while meeting the professional needs and advancing the careers of minority scientists.

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Minorities in Cancer Research
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19016-4404
Phone:  (215) 440-9300
Fax:  (215) 440-9412


Apply Now to Fund Participation in AACR Annual Meeting 2014

Two exciting scholar awards will be available to fund participation in the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, April 5-9, San Diego, CA.

MSI Faculty Scholar Award application deadline:
Friday, December 20

Minority Scholar Award application deadline:
Friday, December 13

Jane Cooke Wright, M.D., Memorial Service

We invite you to a memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. Jane Cooke Wright, a longtime AACR member and pioneer physician and researcher, who passed away February 19, 2013, at the age of 93. All are welcome to attend.
Memorial Service for Jane Cooke Wright, M.D.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
4:30 p.m.
New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 West 64th Street (at Central Park West)
New York, NY 10023

MICR Council’s Professional Advancement Session

“Cancer Health Disparities Researcher in an Academic Medical Center – What’s in a Name?”
Friday, December 6, 2013
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
During the Sixth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, please join us for this exciting professional advancement session on career development issues in cancer health disparities careers. A complimentary lunch will be served. Read more and register in advance today.

AACR Distinguished Lectureship Series in Atlanta, GA

“Common Organ-Specific Cancer Disparities in Minority Populations”
Monday, December 9, 2013
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Students, faculty, and members of the public are all invited to attend this free lecture highlighting the most thought-provoking new research related to cancer health disparities affecting the population of Atlanta and beyond. Read more.