February 12 - 15, 2018
San Diego, California, USA
Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday, November 21
Advance registration deadline: Monday, January 8
Registration Process Individuals wishing to attend the conference must register either
online or by returning, by mail or by fax, the registration form found above. Places at the conference are available on a first-come, first-served basis according to date of registration. Registration forms will not be processed without full payment. Copies of checks, government, or other payment orders cannot be accepted. All fees must be in U.S. currency, drawn on a U.S. bank. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are also accepted for payment.
AACR members must include their member ID number on the registration form or log into their member account when registering online to obtain the member rates (member dues must be paid through 2018 prior to registering). Online registrations will be confirmed by email immediately. All other registrations will be confirmed by email approximately three weeks after receipt. Receipts can also be obtained online.
Please note: For online registration, you must log in to register. The "Register" button will become active once you log in using an existing account or once you create a new nonmember account.
Registration Rates Attendee registration includes admission to all lecture sessions, poster sessions, the opening reception on Feb. 12, conference continental breakfasts on Feb. 13, 14, and 15, refreshment breaks, lunches during Poster Session A on Feb. 13, and during Poster Session B on Feb. 14. All fees are listed in U.S. Dollars (USD).
1 Students registering onsite must show a valid student ID.
2 Nonmember pre/postdoctoral students must have their registrar, dean, or department head certify that they are enrolled at the university and working toward a degree or fellowship in a field related to cancer research.
3 If you are a patient advocate registering for this conference, you must send a biography and pamphlet of your organization to the AACR Survivor and Patient Advocacy Department at
4 The spouse/guest fee is only for meals and social activities listed above. It does NOT admit individuals to lecture sessions.
AACR Membership AACR membership is available to individuals who are interested in joining the AACR and registering for this conference at the discounted member rates. AACR membership offers an array of benefits, including reduced subscriptions to the AACR's eight scientific journals; abstract sponsorship privileges for AACR Annual Meetings; networking and scientific exchange with leading researchers; and more. The AACR is also eager to support the exchange of knowledge and research with investigators who are located in countries with emerging economies. Significantly reduced membership dues are available for these investigators. Additional information on AACR membership categories, as well as application forms and submission instructions, is available on the
membership section of the AACR website. Applications for membership should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference.
Refund Policy Requests for refunds must be made in writing and received by the AACR Meetings Department by
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Refund requests may be sent by fax to 215-446-9925 or by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be a $75 administrative fee for processing cancellations received by
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.
After this date, no refunds can be given.