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AACR Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

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Description

The AACR Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities, is intended to recognize an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer health disparities.

The Award recipient will receive an honorarium and present an award lecture at the Thirteenth AACR International Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved to be held October 2-5, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Cancer researchers affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.

  • The Lectureship will be presented to an individual investigator.

  • Institutions and/or organizations are not eligible to receive the Lectureship.

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Nomination Criteria

Nominations may be submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Self-nominations are prohibited.

Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically. Paper nominations will not be accepted.

See the Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions for complete details.

Selection Process

Eligible nominees will be considered by an Award Selection Committee composed of an international cohort of cancer research experts appointed by the AACR President. After Award Committee deliberations, primary and alternate award recipient recommendations will be relayed to the AACR Executive Committee for formal ratification.