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Program

The AACR Annual Meeting 2024 program and virtual content may be accessed using the links below. For more information about these resources, visit the Meeting Resources page.

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Plenary Sessions

The highlight of the AACR Annual Meeting 2024 program was a full slate of paradigm-shifting plenary sessions featuring cutting-edge discoveries in a wide range of fields.

Saturday, April 6, 2024
Discovery Science in Early Cancer Biology and Interception
Read the Session Summaries: Annual Meeting News | AACR Blog
Chair: Daniel D. De Carvalho,
UHN Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Don W. Cleveland, UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California
  • Margaret A. Goodell, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Michael B. Kastan, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina
  • Kornelia Polyak, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

Sunday, April 7, 2024
Opening Plenary Session: Inspiring Science, Fueling Progress, Revolutionizing Care
Read the Session Summaries: Annual Meeting News | AACR Blog
Chairs: Keith T. Flaherty,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Christina Curtis, Stanford University, Stanford, California

  • Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Benjamin F. Cravatt, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California
  • Jakob N. Kather, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • Aviv Regev, Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, California

Monday, April 8, 2024 | Read the Session Summary
Profiling Tumor Ecosystems in Native Tissue Context

Read the Session Summaries: Annual Meeting News | AACR Blog
Chair: Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

  • Michael Angelo, Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Susan Bullman, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, Washington
  • Joakim Lundeberg, Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Peter K. Sorger, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 | Read the Session Summary
Evolution of the Genome, Microenvironment, and Host through Metastasis

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Chair: Cyrus M. Ghajar,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, Washington

  • Sarah-Maria Fendt, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology, Leuven, Belgium
  • Christoph A. Klein, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
  • David C. Lyden, Weill Cornell, New York, New York
  • Dana Pe’er, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 | Read the Session Summary
AI at the Interface: Accelerating Evidence Generation, Advancing Disparities Research, and Improving Trial Design

Read the Session Summary: Annual Meeting News
Chair: Vivek Subbiah,
Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Thomas Clozel, Owkin, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Maryellen J. Giger, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Mia A. Levy, Foundation Medicine Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Anant Madabhushi, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 | Read the Session Summary
AACR Annual Meeting 2024 Highlights: Vision for the Future

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Chairs: Keith T. Flaherty,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Christina Curtis, Stanford University, Stanford, California

  • Mikala Egeblad, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Melissa A. Simon, Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • Ryan B. Corcoran, Massachusetts General Hospital, Weston, Massachusetts