AACR Annual Meeting 2017

Research Propelling Cancer Prevention and Cures

April 1-5, 2017  
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

Program Committee Chair
Kornelia Polyak, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

The AACR Annual Meeting highlights the best cancer science and medicine from institutions all over the world. Attendees are invited to stretch their boundaries, form collaborations, attend sessions outside their own areas of expertise, and learn how to apply exciting new concepts, tools, and techniques to their own research. 

Program Committee
Jiyoung Ahn, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Carmen J. Allegra, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Boris C. Bastian, University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California
Mary C. Beckerle, University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah
Carlos M. Caldas, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
George A. Calin, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
John D. Carpten, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Yuan Chang, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chi Van Dang, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Robert L. Ferris, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Gad Getz, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Charlestown, Massachusetts
Amato J. Giaccia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Gary B. Gordon, AbbVie, Inc., North Chicago, Illinois
John D. Groopman, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
Dorothy K. Hatsukami, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sandra J. Horning, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, California
Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, South Carolina
Mien-Chie Hung, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Stephen D. Hursting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Elizabeth M. Jaffee, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Jonathan D. Licht, University of Florida Health Cancer Center, Gainesville, Florida
Patricia M. LoRusso, Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Connecticut
Philip S. Low, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Crystal L. Mackall, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford, California
William Pao, Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, Basel, Switzerland
Charles M. Perou, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
David Piwnica-Worms, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Charles W.M. Roberts, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
Alice T. Shaw, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Avrum Spira, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Josep Tabernero, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
Chris H. Takimoto, MForty Seven, Inc., Palo Alto, California
Rulla M. Tamimi, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Dan Theodorescu, University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, Colorado
Laurence Zitvogel, Gustave Roussy Cancer Center, Villejuif, France

About the Location
Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital and political focal point of the country, hosts 176 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, and professional associations. Home to a lively urban center, Washington, D.C., is a very walkable city that offers a variety of dining options and numerous free attractions, museums, and historical monuments. The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the George Washington University Cancer Institute, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and other government agencies that are important to the cancer field are all located in D.C. and the region.

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Continuing Medical Education Activity AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available


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