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AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Nomination Status Closed
Nomination Deadline 08/08/2018
Generously Supported By American Cancer Society


Description

Nominate a candidate.

The AACR and the American Cancer Society established this award in 1992 to honor outstanding research accomplishments in the fields of cancer epidemiology, biomarkers, and prevention.

The winner of the 28th AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention will receive an honorarium of $10,000, give an award lecture, and be given support for the winner and a guest to attend the AACR Annual Meeting 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA (March 30-April 3, 2019).

Eligibility Criteria

 

  • Candidacy is open to all cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.
  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.
  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.

 

Contact Information

awards@aacr.org

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be made by any scientist, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Candidates may not nominate themselves.

Nominations must be submitted online at myaacr.aacr.org no later than Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Paper nominations cannot be accepted. See the Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions for complete details.

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Selection Process

​Candidates will be considered by a committee of international cancer leaders appointed by the president of the AACR. After careful deliberations by the award committee, its recommendations will be forwarded to the executive committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision. Selection of the award winner will be made on the basis of the candidate's cancer research accomplishments in the fields of epidemiology, biomarkers, and prevention. No regard will be given to age, race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views.