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Virtual Congressional Briefing: The AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care

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VIRTUAL congressional BRIEFING TO RELEASE THE AACR REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON CANCER RESEARCH AND PATIENT CARE

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
1:00 pm EST

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host a virtual briefing to unveil the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care. This report will describe the significant impact the pandemic has had on patients with cancer and the field of cancer research; highlight how cancer researchers have responded to the challenges posed by COVID-19; and document lessons learned during the pandemic that can be used to improve cancer research and patient care moving forward. The briefing agenda includes policymakers, researchers, and patients with cancer who will discuss the report, their personal experiences during the pandemic, and policies that can help combat the next global health crisis.

This briefing will be presented virtually via Zoom.

Speakers and panelists include:

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator for Minnesota

The Honorable Roy Blunt, U.S. Senator for Missouri

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), AACR Chief Executive Officer

Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD, FAACR, AACR Past President; Chair, AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care

Ana Maria López, MD, MPH, Steering Committee Member, AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care

Larry Saltzman, MD, patient featured in the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care

Wenora Johnson, patient featured in the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care

Allyson Pile, patient featured in the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care

There will be a live Q&A session at the end of the briefing.