American Association for Cancer Research

Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership is open to distinguished individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of cancer research either through outstanding personal scientific activity or through exceptional leadership in cancer research.

Responsibilities of Membership

AACR Honorary Members are not required to pay annual membership dues. In addition, Honorary Members receive a complimentary subscription each year to one AACR journal: Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Cancer Research, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics or Cancer Prevention Research. Members may subscribe to more than one journal at the special reduced member rates.

Guidelines for Nomination for Honorary Membership

The AACR Honorary Membership Committee is responsible for assisting with the nomination and selection process for those candidates recommended for this prestigious category of membership.

AACR members are encouraged to complete the AACR Honorary Membership Nomination form in order to nominate candidates for consideration as Honorary Members. Recommendations will be forwarded to the Honorary Membership Committee for consideration. Nominators may be contacted if further information is required.

The report of this committee shall be submitted to the Board of Directors. The election of honorary members shall be conducted by secret ballot of the members of the Board of Directors and shall require a two-thirds favorable vote.

Download the AACR Honorary Membership Nomination Form - (PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Please send the AACR Honorary Membership Nomination form and supporting documents to:

Membership Department
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Telephone: (215) 440-9300
Fax: (215) 440-9412
E-mail: membership@aacr.org