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AACR to Host Advances in Malignant Lymphoma Virtual Meeting, Aug. 17-19, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), in cooperation with the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML), will host a virtual meeting titled Advances in Malignant Lymphoma: Maximizing the Basic-Translational Interface for Clinical Application next week, August 17-19, 2020. Registration is complimentary for credentialed members of the media.

The meeting program will be composed of bench-to-bedside sessions focusing on critical questions and unmet needs in the lymphoma field. Topics to be discussed include immunotherapeutic strategies for lymphoma, including CAR T-cell therapy; cancer health disparities in lymphoma; identification of lymphoma precursor cells; liquid biopsy approaches for real-time monitoring and clinical decision making; lymphoma diagnosis in adolescents and young adults; and more. This meeting is designed for high interactivity among researchers, with attendees able to submit questions virtually to facilitate learning.

The full program is available.

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 (ACHJ). 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.

Members of the media can register by contacting Kathleen Venango at [email protected] or Matthew Burns at [email protected].


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, coordinator, [email protected] or 215-290-5408

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

Follow the meeting on Twitter: #AACRLYMP20.