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Press Coverage and Social Media

Please Note: The AACR Virtual Annual Meeting platform will remain available through the end of the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II (June 22-24). Currently, the Poster Session videos and a single video containing all of the sessions broadcast on each channel are available for on-demand viewing. Within two weeks of the meeting, individual session videos will be posted to the platform for on-demand viewing.

Making National Headlines

The AACR is the authoritative resource and voice for cancer research, and the AACR Annual Meeting garners the best in national and international news coverage. The AACR Annual Meeting 2019, with 190 registered reporters, showcased an incredible mix of innovative clinical, translational, and basic research and generated top-tier news coverage in media outlets, including The Associated Press, Reuters, CBS Evening News, NBC News, CNN, The Washington Post, USA Today, Forbes, STAT, Time, Science, and Nature, among many others.

All abstracts accepted for presentation at the meeting will be considered for inclusion in the official AACR Annual Meeting 2020 press program. For more information on the AACR Annual Meeting press program, please contact Julia Gunther at [email protected].

Trending on Social Media

The AACR Annual Meeting 2019 also generated significant social media activity in the cancer research community. Social media highlights included:

  • 6,759 people joining the conversation on Twitter
  • 25,197 total tweets using the #AACR19 hashtag
  • 129,545,000 total impressions

AACR Policy Regarding Social Media

Conference attendees may share information from presentations on social media provided that they respect the wishes of presenters. Oral presenters may label any or all slides in their presentations with “DO NOT POST.” Similarly, poster presenters may label their posters with “DO NOT POST.” Attendees must respect the presenters’ requests in these instances; while attendees may take photographs of all slides and posters, they must refrain from posting on social media any images from slides or posters labeled “DO NOT POST.”