American Association for Cancer Research

Annual Meeting 2005

The 2005 AACR Annual Meeting took place from Saturday, April 16 to Wednesday, April 20, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The most comprehensive meeting of cancer research professionals, the AACR Annual Meeting encompasses the latest discoveries and advances in basic, translational, and clinical research.

Presentations during the 96th Annual Meeting ran the scientific gamut: from new insights into the fundamental nature of the cancer process to new ways of inhibiting these processes, from novel approaches to prevent and diagnose cancer before it becomes life-threatening to new therapies capable of targeting tumors while limiting damage to healthy cells and tissues.

The Opening Plenary Session, titled "The Impact of Scientific Discovery on Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment" featured presentations by Tyler E. Jacks, Janet D. Rowley, Sara A. Courtneidge, Ronald Levy, V. Craig Jordan, and Daniel A. Haber. The program also featured 35 Major Symposia, 50 Minisymposia, 17 New Concepts in Organ Site Research sessions, 13 Forums, over 50 Meet-the-Expert Sessions, the Public Forum, nearly 30 Educational Sessions, and several special sessions, methods workshops, and roundtables. In addition to these invited sessions, over 5,000 abstracts were presented during the poster sessions Sunday through Wednesday.

Archived materials from the 2005 Annual Meeting are available through the links below. If you have any questions or need any additional information about the 96th Annual Meeting, please contact the AACR Office at (215) 440-9300 or