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March Announcements and Reminders

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month  

The AACR recognizes March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States and can progress to advance stages without causing any symptoms. Read more about the importance of colonoscopies on our Cancer Research Catalyst blog.

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Kidney Cancer Awareness Month 

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. Kidney cancer is among the most common cancers in the United States.  Learn more about some of the latest discoveries regarding this form of cancer in a recent article published in AACR journal, Clinical Cancer Research. AACR Active members receive a free journal subscription, and all members received reduced subscription rates. Enjoy this member benefit and learn more today!

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Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month  

The AACR recognizes March as Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month. Myeloma is the second most common blood cancer diagnosis. The AACR journal Blood Cancer Discovery provides a critical outlet for high-impact basic, translational, and clinical research on all hematologic cancers, including multiple myeloma. As a benefit of membership, all AACR members receive a complimentary online subscription to this Blood Cancer Discovery. Not a member, join today!

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Women’s History Month   

The AACR recognizes March as Women’s History Month and March 8 as International Women’s Day. One of the AACR’s main goals is to increase the number, participation, visibility, and recognition of women scientists in cancer research. This month, learn more about how WICR recognizes women’s scientific achievements and fostering their career development and advancement in cancer research. Become a member and get involved with WICR today!

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Celebrate Scientists Day (March 14) 

The AACR recognizes March 14 as Celebrate Scientists Day. The AACR celebrates and honors the more than 54,000 members who are contributing to the global effort to conquer cancer. AACR members have the opportunity to take advantage of the many benefits of membership, including substantially reduced fees for meeting registrations and journal subscriptions, as well as excellent opportunities to foster important relationships and collaborations with cancer scientists internationally. Join or renew your membership today! 

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AACR members and nonmembers interested in joining and learning more about AACR programs and activities, are encouraged to visit the AACR Exhibit Booth at conferences, events, and other activities taking place in March .

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March 1-2, 2023 – Washington, D.C

March 22-25, 2023 – Boston, Massachusetts

March 15-17, 2023 – Florence, Italy

March 15-18, 2023 – Denver, Colorado

March 22-25, 2023 – Atlanta, Georgia