Emil J Freireich, MD, DSc (Hon.), FAACR
AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research

Emil J Freireich, MD, DSc (Hon.), FAACR

Distinguished Clinical Professor, Leukemia
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

For groundbreaking contributions to clinical cancer research and clinical research techniques including leukocyte and allogeneic platelet transfusions, engraftment of peripheral blood stem cells, and for pioneering the use of combinational chemotherapy approaches for the treatment of childhood leukemia.

Dr. Freireich received his award during the AACR Annual Meeting Opening Ceremony held Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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