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The AACR Scientific Achievement Awards Program recognizes scientific excellence across the full spectrum of basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological cancer research. Through 19 awards and lectureships, the AACR honors scientists and clinicians who have made significant contributions to our understanding of the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

Scientists who are now or have been affiliated with any cancer research institution are encouraged to nominate a deserving colleague for an award or lectureship.

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View the 2020-2021 Scientific Achievement Award recipients booklet.