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

Nomination Status Closed
Nomination Deadline 08/30/2019
Generously Supported By American Cancer Society


Description

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 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 2020, in San Diego, California.

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 submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Self-nominations are prohibited.

Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically to https://myaacr.aacr.org. Paper nominations will not 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.