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Press Coverage and Social Media

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 or Rachel Salis-Silverman at

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