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Program

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Live Streaming. All sessions held in the convention center (including the complete scientific program) were live-streamed to the virtual meeting platform. (Career development sessions, town meetings, and other events held in the meeting hotels were not streamed.) Session recordings are available to registered attendees through Wednesday, July 13.

Plenary Sessions

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Precancer Discovery Science

Chair: Catriona H.M. Jamieson, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA

  • Avrum E. Spira, Johnson & Johnson and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Rebecca Fitzgerald, Hutchison/MRC Research Center, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Veronica Kinsler, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom
  • Susan M. Domchek, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, April 10, 2022
Opening Plenary Session: Decoding Cancer Complexity, Integrating Science, Transforming
Patient Outcomes

Chair: Marcia R. Cruz-Correa,
University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR

  • Michael R. Stratton, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Jason M. Crawford, Yale University, West Haven, CT
  • Marcia C. Haigis, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Nickolas Papadopoulos, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Franziska Michor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Charles L. Sawyers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Monday, April 11, 2022
Decoding Cancer Health Disparities: Integration of Complex Data and Diversity to Achieve Equity
Chair: Mariana C. Stern
, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Yu Shyr, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Matthew L. Meyerson, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Olusegun I. Alatise, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  • Andy Futreal, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Cheryl L. Willman, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rochester, MN; and University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Precision Medicine for Immuno-Oncology and the Promise for the Future
Chair: Carl H. June
, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Ton N. Schumacher, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Thomas F. Gajewski, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Luis A. Diaz, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Shannon J. Turley, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Tumor Evolution and Therapeutic Resistance
Chair: Anna D. Barker
, Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

  • Emmanuelle Passegué, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Peter J. Campbell, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Nicholas E. Navin, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Charles Swanton, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom

AACR Annual Meeting 2022 Highlights: Vision for the Future 
Chair: Marcia R. Cruz-Correa,
 University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR

  • Danny R. Welch, University of Kansas Cancer Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Jennifer A. Doherty, University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Lillian L. Siu, UHN Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, ON, Canada

Major Symposia

Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Advances in Organ Site Research

Advances in Population Sciences

Advances in Prevention Research

Advances in the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

Awards and Lectures

Forums

Special Sessions

Educational Sessions

Methods workshops

Meet-the-expert