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AACR To Host a Series of Special Conferences on Various Cancers in September

Media registration is open

PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host several virtual special conferences in September. Registration for these meetings is complimentary for credentialed members of the media.

AACR Virtual Special Conference: Ovarian Cancer
September 14-15, 2021

The AACR will host the fifth biennial special conference on ovarian cancer to address and discuss the critical needs in researching and treating the disease. Sessions will focus on ovarian cancer epidemiology and prevention, immunology, tumor microenvironment, DNA damage, replication stress, genetics, and cancer evolution.

View the entire meeting program.

Follow the meeting on Twitter: #AACRovca21

AACR Virtual Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer
September 29-30, 2021

This conference will focus on the latest developments in pancreatic cancer research, spanning basic, translational, and clinical research areas. Topics to be discussed include pancreatic cancer and immunotherapy; precision medicine; metabolism and RAS signaling; tumor microenvironment; and more.

View the entire meeting program.

Follow the meeting on Twitter: #AACRPAN21

AACR Virtual Meeting: Precision Medicine Strategies To Improve Therapy Of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
September 30–October 1, 2021

This program will focus specifically on diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Experts in lymphoma genetics, drug development, and clinical trials will convene to explore the current landscape of treatment, the rational development of new therapeutic regimens, and the design of precision medicine trials in the future.

View the entire meeting program.

Follow the meeting on Twitter: #AACRdlbcl21

Media Registration

To register as press, journalists must provide official press credentials such as a business card, editorial roster or masthead, international press card, or letter of assignment. Alternatively, journalists may provide proof of membership in the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ). Journalists seeking complimentary registration may also be asked to provide recent bylined health/medical/science coverage or further information about their plans for covering the meeting. Please review the complete registration requirements and policies.

Members of the media can request registration by filling out the registration form in the AACR’s online newsroom. Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] or 215-290-5408 with registration questions.


For more information, contact a member of the AACR public relations team:

Julia Gunther, associate director, [email protected] or 770-403-7690

Matthew Burns, manager, [email protected] or 610-618-0666

Kathleen Venango, senior coordinator, [email protected] or 215-290-5408

Rick Buck, senior director, communications and public relations, [email protected] or 856-562-5668