The AACR has been a long supporter of cancer prevention research aimed at preventing cancer through lifestyle changes, and early detection and treatment. Our annual Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference debuted in 2002 and it remains the pre-eminent cancer prevention meeting in the world. Physicians, scientists, patients and survivor advocates have the opportunity to learn about the latest translational discoveries from the leading basic, clinical, epidemiologic, and behavioral scientists in the field.
Each year this conference attracts more than 800 participants from all over the world to enjoy the rich variety of session formats, including professional advancement, educational, organ site, poster and plenary. Other key features of the conference include the AACR–Prevent Cancer Foundation Lecture for Excellence in Cancer Prevention Research, and the Distinguished Lecture on Targets for Cancer Prevention.
This annual conference fosters collaborations between all disciplines of prevention research, accelerates the progression in the field of prevention research, and promotes awareness of the vital importance of cancer prevention in reducing cancer incidence and mortality.