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Advocate Affiliate Membership

The American Association for Cancer Research is pleased to invite patient advocates to join the association as advocate Affiliate members and enjoy the benefits of membership.

By becoming a member you will join more than 48,000 investigators from around the world who depend on the association’s programs and activities for the exchange of timely scientific information.

Affiliate membership is open to qualified individuals who are patient advocates working to advance cancer research, health professionals working in support of cancer and biomedical research, and educators or other professionals who are interested in and/or make substantial contributions to the cancer field. 

The AACR is offering a discounted annual due of $75 to qualified patient advocates who wish to join the association as Affiliate members.

Benefits of Advocate Affiliate Membership

  • Free registration to attend AACR Scientific Conferences;
  • Free registration to attend the AACR Annual Meeting and access on-demand recordings;
  • Subscriptions to AACR publications at reduced member rates;
  • Opportunity to sponsor one abstract per deadline (endorsers are no longer required);
  • Opportunity to join AACR constituency groups;
  • Free print and online access to Cancer Today; and
  • Many more ongoing benefits.

Membership FAQ

I’m interested in AACR Affiliate Membership. How do I join?

Download and complete the AACR Membership Application and submit with required documents via mail or email to:

Membership Department
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404

Email: [email protected]

I used to be an AACR member, but am no longer on the membership rolls. Do I have to submit a new application for membership?

No. If you were an existing member and would like to reinstate your membership, please review the AACR Membership Reinstatement Form.

I want to join AACR but I don’t know any AACR members to nominate my application. What can I do?

Membership is happy to provide a list of members in your area to contact for nominations. Send an email to [email protected]

I submitted a membership application a few days ago. How can I check on the status of my application?

Email the Membership Department at [email protected] or call 215-440-9300 to check on the status of your application.

Become a Member

Find additional information about applying for Affiliate Membership, as well as benefits, opportunities, and responsibilities of membership.

If you are a member of the AACR’s Annual Meeting or Cancer Health Disparities Scientist↔Survivor Program, please e-mail [email protected] for modified application instructions.

Contact Information

Phone: 215-440-9300
Email: [email protected]