Stephen J. Chanock, MD
AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Stephen J. Chanock, MD

Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland

For his pioneering role in the discovery and characterization of cancer susceptibility alleles, his paradigm-shifting contributions to the fields of cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention, and for his visionary interdisciplinary approaches to cancer research, which have and continue to impact investigators worldwide.

The 2021 AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention was established by the AACR and the American Cancer Society in 1992 to recognize outstanding research accomplishments in the fields of cancer epidemiology, biomarkers, and prevention. To learn more, please visit the press release.

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