American Association for Cancer Research

The Conquest of Cancer and the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

Special Program for High School Students
"The Conquest of Cancer and the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers"

Sixth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Atlanta, GA
Thursday, December 5, 2013

This free day of learning includes distinguished scientists discussing topics such as understanding cancer, cancer control and prevention, cancer career opportunities and why cancer research needs high school students. In addition, students listen to an inspiring presentation from a young cancer survivor. During a complimentary networking lunch, students meet one-on-one with leading scientists, present posters of their school or lab research projects and learn about summer internship opportunities.

Special Program for High School Students
"The Conquest of Cancer and the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers"

AACR Annual Meeting 2014
San Diego, CA
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

This free day of learning includes distinguished scientists discussing topics such as understanding cancer, cancer control and prevention, cancer career opportunities and why cancer research needs high school students. In addition, students listen to an inspiring presentation from a young cancer survivor. Visit state-of-the-art exhibit booths to learn about the latest equipment for laboratory and clinical research, and get an introduction to scientific posters describing the most current research on the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. During a complimentary networking lunch, students meet one-on-one with leading scientists, present posters of their school or lab research projects and learn about summer internship opportunities.

Mentoring Opportunities

Visit our website to learn more about volunteering as a mentor for an upcoming Special Program for High School Students.