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Announcements and Messages from MICR


One of the AACR’s main goals is to increase visibility, recognition and assist with the professional advancement of minority scientists in cancer research.  This Black History Month, the Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Council wishes to celebrate the breakthroughs, contributions and history that is continuously made by minority scientists in the U.S and globally. The MICR Council is the advisory body to the AACR leadership on issues of concern to minority investigators and is also responsible for spearheading the initiatives and organizing activities of MICR through its committees. Get involved and learn more about AACR-MICR efforts towards health equity. 

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2020 Cancer Disparities Progress Report

MICR at AACR Annual Meeting 2022

A Message from the 2022-2023 MICR Council Chair, Clayton C. Yates, PhD

Clayton C. Yates, PhD, the 2022-2023 AACR Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Council Chair, provides an update regarding the MICR’s work. Read more.