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The mission of the AACR Population Sciences Working Group (PSWG) is to foster and strengthen team-based, transdisciplinary research to develop a more integrated understanding of cancer etiology and outcomes in human populations. 

Why Join pSWG

  • To facilitate the multidisciplinary approach to the study of cancer and chronic disease etiology;
  • To promote the incorporation of molecular and biochemical concepts and techniques as well as novel data science tools into well-designed epidemiologic studies;
  • To provide an ongoing forum for the scholarly discussion and development of sound approaches to the conduct and interpretation of population sciences and epidemiological studies;
  • To foster partnerships/collaborations with scientists in other disciplines;
  • To sponsor scientific and educational programs that will advance the field of population sciences;
  • To join a community of scientists studying the population sciences of cancer;

How to Join PSWG

  • 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.


Laura Scolaro, PhD​
Assistant Director
Scientific Programs​ and Strategic Initiatives
Executive Office
[email protected]