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In Memoriam

It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we report the death of the following AACR members. The AACR is honored to recognize these outstanding members for their dedication to the association and to the field of cancer. Please note that this information is only that which has been volunteered to us by colleagues, friends, and family. The following list includes members who have passed away in the current year. Please email the Membership Department to share additional information on a deceased member.

Deceased Members in 2021
Franco M. Muggia

Franco M. Muggia

(01/02/1936 - 09/08/2021)Member since 1970

Franco M. Muggia, MD, a renowned expert in ovarian cancer therapeutics, died September 8, 2021, at the age of 85.

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Giorgio Parmiani

Giorgio Parmiani

(10/24/1938 - 03/21/2021)Member since 1972

Giorgio Parmiani, MD, an internationally renowned immunologist and a longtime member of the AACR, died March 21, 2021, at the age of 82.

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Henry C. Pitot III

Henry C. Pitot III

(05/12/1930 - 06/09/2021)Member since 1961

Henry C. Pitot III, MD, PhD, a renowned researcher in the field of carcinogenesis, died June 9, 2021, at the age of 91.

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Howard Sands

Howard Sands

(08/20/1942 - 03/18/2021)Member since 1990

Howard Sands, PhD, a longtime member of the AACR, died March 18, 2021 at the age of 78.

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Joseph V. Simone

Joseph V. Simone

(09/19/1935 - 01/21/2021)Member since 1972

Joseph V. Simone, MD, a former member of the AACR Board of Directors and an innovative leader of several of the nation’s preeminent cancer centers, died Jan. 21, 2021, at the age of 85.

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Sandra L. Spivey

Sandra L. Spivey

(01/04/1953 - 03/15/2021)Member since 2020

Sandra L. Spivey, a passionate patient advocate and an Affiliate member of the AACR, died March 15, 2021, at the age of 68.

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George F. Vande Woude

George F. Vande Woude

(12/25/1935 - 04/13/2021)Member since 1984

George F. Vande Woude, PhD, a world renowned molecular oncologist and a Fellow of the AACR Academy, died on April 13, 2021, at the age of 85.

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Thomas A. Waldmann

Thomas A. Waldmann

(09/21/1930 - 09/25/2021)Member since 1987

Thomas A. Waldmann, MD, a leader in the field of immunology, died September 25, 2021, at the age of 91.

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Michael J. Weber

Michael J. Weber

(08/23/1942 - 02/11/2021)Member since 1997

Michael J. Weber, PhD, an AACR member and former director of the University of Virginia Cancer Center, died February 11, 2021, at the age of 78.

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Gerald N. Wogan

Gerald N. Wogan

(01/11/1930 - 07/16/2021)Member since 1968

Gerald N. Wogan, PhD, a renowned expert in toxicology and a longtime member of the AACR, died July 16, 2021, at the age of 91.

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