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Advances in Breast Cancer Research

Notice of Termination and Rescheduling

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has made the difficult decision, after careful consideration and a comprehensive evaluation of currently available information related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, to terminate the AACR Special Conference on Advances in Breast Cancer Research originally scheduled for October 9-12, 2020, in San Diego, California. A rescheduled meeting is being planned.

We recognize that the new data, exchange of information, and opportunities for collaboration offered by this meeting are highly valued by the breast cancer research community; therefore, we are exploring all available options for the meeting, including virtual formats.

Information on the rescheduled meeting will be sent by email once it becomes available. All meeting registrations will be refunded by July 31, 2020. If you have a room reservation at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, your cancellation will be accepted at no charge up to 72 hours in advance of your scheduled check-in date; please contact the hotel at (619) 564-3333to cancel your reservation as soon as possible. Many airlines have adjusted their rebooking and cancellation policies in response to the COVID-19 crisis.  Please contact your airline or booking agent directly to cancel your travel arrangements to San Diego. 

There will also be an opportunity for colleagues to submit abstracts for presentation at the rescheduled meeting. Please watch for an announcement for additional details regarding abstract submission.

The AACR deeply appreciates your patience and understanding during this unfortunate situation.  Please look for emails in the coming months as we work to reschedule this program as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

Our heartfelt sympathies go out to everyone who has been impacted by this global health crisis.  Thank you for your dedication to the AACR and to its mission.

Conference Cochairs

Jason Carroll, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jenny C. Chang, Houston Methodist Hospital Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Jane E. Visvader, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Australia

Join leading basic, translational, and clinical investigators at the 10th AACR Special Conference on Advances in Breast Cancer Research. This year’s program will once again address basic and translational breast cancer research not typically covered in other breast cancer conferences with a more clinical agenda. Topics will include novel model systems, inflammation and the microenvironment, genomics, heterogeneity, personalized risk and prevention, and future therapies and immuno-oncology.

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