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AACR-Women in Cancer Research 20th Anniversary

Celebrating Women in Cancer Research

2019 commemorated the 20th Anniversary of AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR). The AACR was extremely pleased and proud to celebrate this achievement and recognize the contributions of women in cancer research. During this yearlong celebration, the entire WICR community was invited to participate in the following events and initiatives:

AACR-WICR 20th Anniversary Program: Celebrating Women in Cancer Research

Saturday, March 30, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia

This special session celebrated the accomplishments and contributions women have made to the cancer field and included remarks from AACR CEO, Dr. Margaret Foti, 2018-2019 President, Dr. Elizabeth M. Jaffee, 2018-2019 WICR Council Chair, Dr. Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, and more. During the 20-year tenure of AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR) as a membership group, the WICR has worked continuously to increase the visibility of women in cancer research, create professional development opportunities for female investigators-in-training and create a community in which women can discuss the challenges and successes of female scientists.

WICR Testimonial Campaign

WICR members were invited to share their personal testimonial on why they support women in cancer research and how women impact the research community. Response were contributed via social media using the hashtag #WomenInCancerResearch.

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