11th AACR-JCA Joint Conference on Breakthroughs in Cancer Research: Biology to Precision Medicine

​Feb. 8-12, 2019
Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali
Maui, Hawaii

Conference Cochairs
Elaine R. Mardis, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Hitoshi Nakagama, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

Organizing Committee – AACR
Scott A. Armstrong, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Alan Ashworth, University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California, USA
Lewis C. Cantley, Meyer Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
Raghu Kalluri, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Kevan M. Shokat, University of California San Francisco and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, San Francisco, California, USA

Organizing Committee – JCA
Masanori Hatakeyama, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Seong-Jim Kim, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea
Hideyuki Saya, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroyuki Seimiya, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Toshikazu Ushijima, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Seiji Yano, Kanazawa University Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa, Japan

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Japanese Cancer Association (JCA) are proud to offer this 11th AACR-JCA Joint Conference. This meeting series has a long tradition of bringing together outstanding researchers from across the globe to share their findings and present the latest advances in basic, translational, and clinical cancer research. Formal and informal interactions as well as international collaborations are fostered through this unique forum.  Just as its predecessors have done, this AACR-JCA Joint Conference will take a broad view of contemporary cancer research and will be of interest to basic, translational, and clinical investigators at all career levels.