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Migration to the Silverchair Platform

Information for AACR Members Journal Subscribers

The AACR transitioned from its previous platform HighWire, to a new AACR Journals platform, Silverchair, effective February 15, 2022. With Silverchair, there is greater flexibility in the way that the AACR journals present content to the cancer research community, thereby, enhancing service to our members, readers, and authors. AACR members are able to view their favorite journals and publications on this new platform without interruption.


Q: When will the platform migration take effect?

A: The transition took effect on February 15, 2022.   

Q: Where and when can I access the new content site? Will the URLs for the AACR journals change? 

A: The new site is hosted at and became available to users on February 10, 2022. The main URL did not change. The URLs for the individual journals and other content are:

AACR PublicationNew URL
Blood Cancer Discovery
Cancer Discovery
Cancer Discovery News
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Cancer Immunology Research
Cancer Prevention Research
Cancer Research
Cancer Research Communications
Clinical Cancer Research
Molecular Cancer Research
Molecular Cancer Therapeutics

Q:  What content is affected by the platform change?

A:  All nine journals published by the AACR that were hosted on the HighWire platform at are now available at on the Silverchair platform.

Cancer Research Communications, AACR’s most recently launched journal, is also hosted on the Silverchair platform. 

Q:  Will I have the same Username?

A:  Yes. Your Journals Platform username did not change with the migration to SilverChair. Please note, the username to access your online journal subscriptions is not necessarily the same as your myAACR username.

Q: Will I need to reset my password?

A: Yes. As part of this transition, all journal subscribers will be prompted to reset their password when they first attempt to log into the new AACR Journals platform. 

Q: Will there be any changes to browser support, accessibility, or mobile access?

A: All current versions of all available browsers are supported, as long as the browser vendor is still supporting the software with updates.   

Q: Who should I contact with questions?

A:  Should you have any questions regarding this transition, please contact [email protected].