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AACR Annual Meeting 2020

Turning Science into Lifesaving Care

Notice of Virtual Annual Meeting Preview

On March 10, the AACR Board of Directors made the difficult decision, after careful consideration and comprehensive evaluation of currently available information related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, to terminate the AACR Annual Meeting 2020, originally scheduled for April 24-29 in San Diego, California. A rescheduled meeting is being planned for August; an official announcement of the dates and location will be made in the near future.

Beginning on Monday, April 27, the AACR will host a slate of online sessions featuring innovative presentations of proffered papers and invited content. The virtual meeting program will include clinical trial data from submitted abstracts as well as basic and translational science selected by the Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee. Detailed information about the virtual program will be announced soon.

April 24-29, 2020
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Program Committee Chair

Antoni Ribas, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

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. 

AACR President Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, FAACR, and Program Chair Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, talk about what to expect at the AACR Annual Meeting 2020:


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