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17th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved

In association with the AACR Minorities in Cancer Research Council

September 21-24, 2024
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Los Angeles, California

Advance Registration Deadline Thursday, August 8, 2024
AACR minorities in cancer research council Nominate a deserving colleague for the AACR Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities


Moon S. Chen, University of California Davis, Davis, California 
Melissa B. Davis, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 
Carmen E. Guerra, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Adana A.M. Llanos, Columbia University, New York, New York 
Ruben A. Mesa, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 
Jasmine Plummer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 
Susan M. Shinagawa, Asian & Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network, Spring Valley, California 

Program Committee:

Tomi Akinyemiju, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 
Simone A.M. Badal, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica 
Zinzi Bailey, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, University of California Davis, Davis, California 
Ivis Febus-Sampayo, Disrupt Project, Winter Garden, Florida 
Scarlett L. Gomez, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 
Jaclyn M. Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 
Rodney C. Haring, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York 
Marvin E. Langston, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 
Richard J. Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 
Lauren E. McCullough, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 
Lorna H. McNeill, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 
Khadijah A. Mitchell, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Bodour Salhia, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 
Priscilla R. Sanderson, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 
Sanya A. Springfield, NCI-CRCHD, Rockville, Maryland 
Jamie L. Studts, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado 
Zulfikarali H. Surani, Cedars-Sinai Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 
Arnethea L. Sutton, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 
Tiffany A. Wallace, NCI-CRCHD, Rockville, Maryland 
Colin D. Weekes, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 

Discover breakthroughs in cancer health disparities research at the 17th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. This conference is dedicated to advancing the understanding of cancer disparities that pose significant public health challenges. Join experts from academia, industry, government, and the community as we facilitate the exchange of innovative ideas, delve into the latest findings, and catalyze the development of new research initiatives in the field of cancer health disparities. Your participation will contribute to the collective effort in eliminating these disparities and fostering a healthier future for all. 

Continuing Medical Education Activity AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available