​​​​In Memoriam

It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we report the death of the following AACR members. The AACR is honored to recognize these outstanding members for their dedication to the association and to the field of cancer. Please note that this information is only that which has been volunteered to us by colleagues, friends, and family. The following list includes members who have passed away in the current year. Please email the Membership Department to share additional information on a deceased member.

Deceased Members in 2019

Waun Ki Hong

Waun Ki Hong
(8/13/1942 - 1/2/2019)
Member since 1982

Waun Ki Hong, MD, FAACR, a Past President of the AACR and a Fellow of the AACR Academy, died Jan. 2, 2019, at the age of 76. Read more.

John Mendelsohn
(8/31/1936 - 1/7/2019)
Member since 1977

John Mendelsohn, MD, FAACR, a former member of the AACR Board of Directors, a former editor-in-chief of Clinical Cancer Research, and a Fellow of the AACR Academy, died Jan. 7, 2019, at the age of 82. Read more.