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Media Registration Open for Two AACR Special Conferences: Evolving Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Progression and Artificial Intelligence, Diagnosis, and Imaging

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

AACR Virtual Special Conference: The Evolving Tumor Microenvironment In Cancer Progression: Mechanisms And Emerging Therapeutic Opportunities

January 11-12, 2021

This meeting will provide an up-to-date overview of the recent advances in tumor microenvironment research at the basic, translational, and clinical application levels. Presentations will address topics including tumor microenvironment and immunotherapy; radiotherapy effects on tumor microenvironment; tumor progression risk factors; tumor microenvironment and age; and more.

View the full meeting program.

AACR Virtual Special Conference: Artificial Intelligence, Diagnosis, And Imaging

January 13-14, 2021

This meeting will address the latest developments in artificial intelligence, diagnosis, and imaging with presentations from international experts. Sessions will address clinical implementation of machine learning models in oncology; development of data resources, data standards, access policy, reproducibility, and benchmarking; and challenges and opportunities in machine learning algorithms for cancer research.

View the full meeting program.

Media Registration

To register as press for either of these meetings, 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(s).

Read the AACR media registration policy.

Members of the media can register by contacting Kathleen Venango at [email protected] or 215-290-5408.


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