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Please Note: All session times for the AACR Virtual Conference: 14th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved are U.S. Eastern Time (ET).

Abstract Submission DeadlineMonday, July 19, 2021, 12 p.m. ET

Individuals interested in submitting an abstract for presentation during the conference must do so through the AACR Online Submission System below.

Log in to myAACR. If you are an AACR member, please use your AACR username and password. If you have forgotten either, you can look it up on the website by entering your Member ID. For non-AACR members, you will need to create a free myAACR account to submit your abstract.

Note: This is free and the account is not for membership to the AACR, only to submit your abstract.

Please be sure to carefully check your abstract for content errors, spelling, names, etc. before submitting. The AACR does not proofread for or correct spelling, typographical, grammatical, or scientific errors, nor can changes be made once the abstract is submitted. If you have any questions or experience any problems, please contact AACR Abstract Support at [email protected].

If you submitted an abstract to the terminated live event, it will automatically be reviewed and considered for e-presentation at the 14th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. 


Analytical Methods 

Administrative and Large-Scale Database Methods 
Multilevel Analysis 
Neighborhood Analysis 
Statistical and Epidemiological Models 

Biomarkers in Cancer Surveillance and Screening 
Biomarkers in Imaging 
Biomarkers in Intervention Studies 
Biomarkers of Premalignant Lesions 
Biomarkers of Risk and Surrogate Endpoints 
Molecular Diagnostics 
Novel Technologies 
Behavioral and Social Science 

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Substance Abuse 
Cancer Communications 
Community-based Interventions 
Community-based Participatory Research 
Decision Making 
Diffusion and Dissemination Research 
Genetic Testing and Counseling 
Health Education 
Psychoneuroimmunology and Related Factors 
Recruitment/Retention/Adherence Research 
Socioeconomic Influences 
Violence and Crime 
Cancer Treatment and Outcomes 

Drug Design, Discovery, and Delivery 
Late Effects/Survivorship 
Mechanisms of Drug Action 
Palliative Care and Pain Management 
Pharmacology, Pharmacogenetics, and Pharmacogenomics 
Proteomics, Chemogenomics, and Chemoinformatics 
Quality of Life 
Second Cancers 

Animal Models of Carcinogenesis 
Carcinogen Activation and Carcinogen-detoxifying Enzymes 
DNA Damage and Repair Mechanisms 
Environmental and Radiation Carcinogenesis 
Mutagenesis, Oxidative Stress, and Carcinogenesis 
Predictive Assays for Carcinogenicity 
Stress Response and Allostatic Load 
Tumor Promotion and Progression 
Cell, Molecular, and Tumor Biology 

Angiogenesis and Invasion 
Cancer Genetics/Gene Expression 
Cell Growth Signaling Pathways 
DNA Methylation/Epigenetics, and Chromatin Regulation 
Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes 
Viral Oncogenesis and Mechanisms 
Health Economics, Outcomes, and Policy Research

Healthcare Systems 
Health Economics, Policy, and Outcomes 
Treatment Factors and Outcomes 
Epidemiology, Lifestyle, and Genetics 

Behavioral Epidemiology 
Diet and Nutrition 
Exercise and Prevention 
Familial and Genetic Epidemiology 
General Epidemiology and Biostatistics 
Molecular Epidemiology 
Neighborhood Factors 
Obesity, Metabolism, and Cancer 
Physical Activity and Energy Balance 
Race, Admixture, and Ethnicity 
Tobacco and Cancer 
Other Risk Factors 
Organ Site Research 

Breast Cancer 
Colorectal Cancer 
Gastrointestinal Cancers 
Genitourinary Cancers 
Gynecological Cancers 
Head and Neck Cancers 
Lung Cancer 
Pediatric Cancers 
Other Organ Sites 
Prevention Research 

Clinical Prevention Trials 
Preclinical Prevention Studies 
Prevention Behaviors 
Screening and Early Detection 
Vaccines and Immunoprevention 


All individuals listed as ABSTRACT PRESENTERS will be notified of acceptance or rejection by email approximately five (5) weeks after the abstract submission deadline. Notices and instructions will be sent to the email address provided at the time of abstract submission. If an abstract is not selected for presentation, the presenter may request a full refund of the registration fee by contacting the AACR Meetings Department at [email protected].


Only those abstracts that have been reviewed and selected by the Conference Chairs may be presented. Details on the length and format of the presentations will be provided to individuals noted as ABSTRACT PRESENTERS of accepted abstracts.


Abstracts selected to be presented at this virtual meeting will be available as a .pdf file to meeting registrants at the start of the virtual meeting. Accepted abstracts must remain confidential until that time. Every effort will be made to reproduce the content of the abstracts as submitted, except in certain circumstances where changes may be made to comply with AACR style. Accepted abstracts will also be published as an online-only Proceedings supplement to an AACR journal after the completion of the meeting. 


ABSTRACT PRESENTERS of accepted abstracts are required to register for the meeting at the corresponding member or nonmember rate. If an abstract is not accepted for presentation at the meeting, the ABSTRACT PRESENTER may request a full refund of the registration fee. For additional information, please visit the registration webpage (coming soon). 


Once an abstract has been submitted, it may be withdrawn only by written request from the ABSTRACT PRESENTER. Withdrawal requests must be emailed to [email protected] by Thursday, September 16, 2021.