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The mission of the Chemistry in Cancer Research Working Group (CICR) is to advocate the critical role of chemistry in the treatment of cancer through increasing chemistry awareness, knowledge, and capabilities of those invested in cancer research.

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Why Join CICR

  • Promote the pivotal role of chemistry in cancer research
  • Sponsor scientific initiatives such as symposia, forums, meetings, and conferences that provide a venue for the dissemination of chemistry-related advances
  • Recognize the outstanding achievements of chemists in cancer research
  • Support the education, training, and professional advancement of early-career chemists in cancer research
  • Be informed on stimulating new developments in the field of chemistry in cancer research; and
  • CICR members receive a fifteen percent discount for employment advertisements posted on the AACR-administered website; use the code CICRAD.

How to Join CICR

  • AACR members in good standing have the opportunity to join and participate in AACR Scientific Working Groups and Association Groups.
  • Interested in joining a Scientific Working Group?  Log into myAACR and under “My Membership” select “Modify AACR Groups” to add the Working Groups you wish to participate in.
  • Not an AACR member? Join our esteemed organization and become a member today.


Raquel Castellanos, PhD​
Associate Director
Scientific Programs​ and Strategic Initiatives
Executive Office
[email protected]