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Migration to the Silverchair Platform

Information for AACR Members Journal Subscribers

The AACR will transition from its current 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. As a member, you will be able to view your favorite journals and publications on this new platform without interruption. Don’t miss out on this update to continue enjoying your member benefits.

FAQs

Q: When will the platform migration take effect?

A: February 15, 2022. Time to be determined.    

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

A: The new site will be hosted at https://aacrjournals.org and available to users on February 10, 2022. The main URL is not changing. The new URLs for the individual journals and other content will be:

AACR PublicationNew URL
Blood Cancer Discovery https://aacrjournals.org/bloodcancerdiscov
Cancer Discovery https://aacrjournals.org/cancerdiscovery
Cancer Discovery News https://aacrjournals.org/cdnews
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention https://aacrjournals.org/cebp
Cancer Immunology Researchhttps://aacrjournals.org/cancerimmunolres
Cancer Prevention Researchhttps://aacrjournals.org/cancerpreventionresearch
Cancer Researchhttps://aacrjournals.org/cancerres
Cancer Research Communicationshttps://aacrjournals.org/cancerrescommun
Clinical Cancer Researchhttps://aacrjournals.org/clincancerres
Molecular Cancer Researchhttps://aacrjournals.org/mcr
Molecular Cancer Therapeuticshttps://aacrjournals.org/mct

Q:  What content is affected by the platform change?

A:  All nine journals published by the AACR that are currently hosted on the HighWire platform at https://aacrjournals.org will be available at https://aacrjournals.org on the Silverchair platform on February 10 (time to be determined).

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

Q:  Will I have the same Username?

A:  Yes. Your Journals Platform username will 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].