At the 38th Annual Meeting, May 16-17, a policy presentation is made: “On the Organization and Support of Cancer Research” (proceedings page 739), which concludes that the AACR should advocate for increased funding.
A registration fee of $3.00 is introduced for the Annual Meeting.
Hugh J. Creech is appointed Secretary-Treasurer (chief administrator); he serves the AACR in that position until 1977.
Annual Meeting attendance is recorded for the first time. A total of 487 people attend the 44th Annual Meeting.