American Association for Cancer Research

Opportunities for Survivor Advocates

AACR ADVOCACY PARTNERS PAVILION

Visit the local and national advocacy organizations at the AACR Advocacy Partners Pavilion during the AACR Annual Meeting 2014. The pavilion is a designated area on the show floor where not-for-profit cancer patient advocacy organizations can educate annual meeting attendees on their resources and services. Being a part of this pavilion is by invitation only and at no cost to the advocacy groups.

To learn more about this opportunity for 2015, contact Karen Russell Mills by emailing advocacy@aacr.org or by calling (215) 446-7104. 

DISCOUNTED RATES FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE

The AACR is pleased to offer patient advocates discounted registration rates for select conferences. Advocates can register for the AACR Annual Meeting 2014 at the following discounted rates:

 
 Advance Rates 
(before Dec. 20) 
 Pre-onsite Rates
(after Dec. 20) 
 Patient Advocate Members  $250  $350
 Patient Advocate Non-Members   $350  $450

 

Download the Official Advocate Registration Form (Adobe Acrobat Reader required) for the AACR Annual Meeting 2014. 

Advocates who are members of the AACR will receive a much lower rate than non-members, dependent upon the time of registration. Advocates who are new to AACR must fill out the advocate verification form.  

2013 AACR Annual MeetingPlease note, advocates WILL NOT be able to register online.

Download the form (Word Document).

Once your advocacy status has been approved, you will be able to register at the discounted rate. Advocates MUST submit registration form to the Survivor and Patient Advocacy Program via fax 215-446-7262 or email advocacy@aacr.org.

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Russell Mills by emailing advocacy@aacr.org or by calling 215-446-7104. 

ADVOCATE AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP IN THE AACR

Advocate Affiliate Membership is open to qualified individuals who are survivor-advocates and who are members of organizations that promote the advancement of cancer research.

RALLY FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

Missed the Rally for Medical Research in April? Take some time and view it on our YouTube Channel. Thousands of people gathered together April 8, 2013, to rally for medical research. Fourteen speakers shared their stories and the need for medical research. Nearly 200 partnering organizations joined AACR in raising awareness for medical research funding.

Get Involved! Take Action!

For questions regarding any of these current advocate opportunities, please contact:

Survivor and Patient Advocacy
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Email: advocacy@aacr.org  
Phone: 215-446-7104
Fax: 215-446-7262

 

March 11, 2014