AACR-WICR 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Cancer Research

We are extremely pleased to announce that 2019 will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR).  The AACR is extremely pleased and proud to celebrate this achievement and recognize the contributions of women in cancer research. As a kick-off this yearlong celebration, we invite the entire WICR community to participate in the following events and initiatives: 

AACR-WICR 20th Anniversary Program:  Celebrating Women in Cancer Research

Saturday, March 30, 2019
5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
Room A311-312
Georgia World Congress Convention Center
Atlanta, Georgia

This special session will celebrate the accomplishments and contributions women have made to the cancer field and include remarks from AACR CEO, Dr. Margaret Foti, 2018-2019 President, Dr. Elizabeth M. Jaffee, 2018-2019 WICR Council Chair, Dr. Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, and more. During the 20-year tenure of AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR) as a membership group, the WICR has worked continuously to increase the visibility of women in cancer research, create professional development opportunities for female investigators-in-training and create a community in which women can discuss the challenges and successes of female scientists.

WICR Testimonial Campaign

We invite you to share your personal testimonial on why you support women in cancer research and how women impact the research community. Respond via social media using the hashtag #WomenInCancerResearch or stop by the WICR Networking and Resource Center during the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 with your response to:  I support #WomenInCancerResearch because…

Add your voice to the campaign!

Please email with any questions.