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AACR to Host Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer, Sept. 29-30, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host the AACR Virtual Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer September 29-30, 2020. Registration is complimentary for credentialed members of the media.

The meeting program will showcase many of the cutting-edge discoveries and promising advances in the understanding and treatment of pancreatic cancer. Topics to be discussed include precision medicine and early detection; the tumor microenvironment and its effect on immunotherapy; metabolism and homeostasis; emerging research areas and clinical advances; and more.

AACR President-Elect David A. Tuveson, MD, PhD, FAACR, will give a keynote lecture on Tuesday, September 29, at 4:30 p.m. ET.

The full program is available here.

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.

Members of the media can register by contacting Kathleen Venango 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: #AACRPAN20.