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The mission of the Tumor Microenvironment Working Group (TME) is to provide an opportunity for a diverse group of scientists with a common interest in the tumor microenvironment to guide the AACR in its mission to prevent and cure cancer by activities directed at understanding the impact of the microenvironment on cancer initiation and progression.

Why Join TME

  • Promote research of the tumor microenvironment as an integral part of the prevention and cure of cancer;
  • Sponsor scientific initiatives such as symposia, forums, meetings, and conferences that provide a venue for the discussion of advances related to the tumor microenvironment;
  • Stimulate new developments in research, technology, concepts, and policies to advance the field;
  • Strengthen this important area of science within AACR journals by encouraging manuscript submissions and other relevant publications;
  • Foster an atmosphere of open dialogue among researchers in all sub-disciplines of cancer research related to and interested in the study of the tumor microenvironment;
  • Support the education, training, and professional advancement of early-career scientists to drive interest in the field;
  • TME members receive a fifteen percent discount for employment advertisements posted on the AACR-administered website; use the code TMEAD.

How to Join TME

  • 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.

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Jorida Çoku, PhD​
Senior Scientific Program Administrator
​Scientific Programs​ and Strategic Initiatives
Executive Office
[email protected]