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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 Virtual Annual Meetings I and II, held in April and June 2020, attracted a total of 174 registered reporters. The two meetings showcased innovative clinical, translational, and basic research and generated nearly 2,500 media clips in leading consumer and trade outlets including The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, STAT, and Science, among many others.

All abstracts accepted for presentation at the meeting will be considered for inclusion in the official AACR Annual Meeting 2021 press program. For more information on the AACR Annual Meeting press program, please contact Julia Gunther at [email protected] or Rick Buck at [email protected].

Abstract Release Dates

  • March 10, 2021: Regular abstract titles, authors, and text released
  • March 10, 2021: Clinical trial and late-breaking abstract titles and authors released
  • April 9, 2021: Clinical trial and late-breaking abstract text released
    [The text of abstracts selected for inclusion in the AACR press program with be released at the date and time of presentation.]


The official hashtag of the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 is #AACR21. Be sure to include the hashtag when posting about the meeting.

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