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Scientific Meetings

The AACR marshals the full spectrum of expertise of the cancer community to accelerate progress in the prevention, biology, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer by annually convening more than 30 conferences and educational workshops, the largest of which is the AACR Annual Meeting with more than 100,000 attendees for the 2020 virtual meetings and more than 22,500 attendees for past in-person meetings.

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

The mission of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) is to produce a unique and comprehensive scientific meeting that encompasses the full spectrum of breast cancer research, facilitating the rapid translation of new knowledge into better care for patients with breast cancer. UT Health at San Antonio, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine are joint sponsors of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. This collaboration utilizes the clinical strengths of UT Health San Antonio and Baylor and the AACR’s scientific prestige in basic, translational, and clinical cancer research to expedite the delivery of the latest scientific advances to the clinic. The 2020 symposium will be held virtually December 8-11, 2020. 

Learn more about SABCS 2020.

AACR Annual Meeting

The AACR Annual Meeting program covers the latest discoveries across the spectrum of cancer research—from population science and prevention; to cancer biology, translational, and clinical studies; to survivorship and advocacy—and highlights the work of the best minds in research and medicine from institutions all over the world. The AACR Annual Meeting 2020 was held virtually in two parts. The AACR Annual Meeting 2021 is scheduled be held in Washington, D.C., April 9-14, 2021.

Learn more about the AACR Virtual Annual Meetings 2020 and the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.

Updated 10/14/20