AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Press Coverage and Social Media

Making National Headlines
The AACR is the authoritative resource and voice for cancer research, and the AACR Annual Meeting garners the best in national and international news coverage. The AACR Annual Meeting 2018, with 185 registered reporters, showcased an incredible mix of innovative clinical, translational, and basic research and generated top-tier news coverage in media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Reuters, CBS, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, CNBC, CNN, and Time, among many others.

All abstracts accepted for presentation at the meeting will be considered for inclusion in the official AACR Annual Meeting 2019 press program. For more information on the AACR Annual Meeting press program, please contact Julia Gunther at or Rick Buck at

Trending on Social Media
The AACR Annual Meeting 2018 also generated significant social media activity in the cancer research world. Social media highlights included:

  • 10,324 people joining the conversation on Twitter
  • 40,482 tweets sent
  • A total of 183.1 million impressions