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AACR Events for Patient Advocates


October 1 – AACR Virtual Patient Advocate Forum: COVID-19 and Cancer
Join advocates from across the cancer community for this free virtual event to get the latest information on COVID-19 and cancer.

September 23 – Virtual Briefing: Release of the AACR Cancer Progress Report
The annual AACR Cancer Progress Report to Congress and the American public is a cornerstone of the efforts of the AACR to educate the public about cancer and the importance of biomedical research, as well as to advocate for increased federal funding for the NIH, NCI, FDA, and CDC.

September 16 -17 – Rally for Medical Research 2020 Virtual Hill Day
Annual event to call on our nation’s policymakers to make funding for NIH a national priority and raise awareness about the importance of continued investment in medical research that leads to MORE PROGRESS, MORE HOPE and MORE LIVES SAVED.

September 16 – Virtual Briefing: Release of the AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released its inaugural AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2020 at a virtual congressional briefing.