American Association for Cancer Research

Honoring Scientific Achievement

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Since 1961, the AACR has presented 340 prizes, awards and lectureships to recognize the scientific achievements of scientists and physicians who collectively have made significant contributions to the understanding, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer.

Details about the eligibility criteria and nomination process for each of these honors may be viewed by clicking below.

Awards Presented at the Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Nomination Deadline: May 14, 2014


Award Presented at the Annual Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference

Nomination Deadline: June 18, 2014 


Award Presented at the Annual Conference on the Science of Health Disparities 

 Nomination Deadline:  June 18, 2013


 Awards and Lectureships presented at the AACR Annual Meeting

 Nomination Deadline: September 3, 2014

 Nomination Deadline: September 10, 2014

 Nomination Deadline: September 17, 2014

Nomination Deadline: September 24, 2014

Nomination Deadline: October 1, 2014