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Congratulations to all the deserving individuals who were awarded with this year’s AACR Scientific Achievement Awards.

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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AACR Scientific Achievement Awards and Lectureships are Open for Nominations

AACR-JOSEPH H. BURCHENAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2020

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AACR-MARGARET FOTI AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP AND EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENTS IN CANCER RESEARCH

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2020

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AACR-MINORITIES IN CANCER RESEARCH JANE COOKE WRIGHT LECTURESHIP

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2020

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AACR-WAUN KI HONG AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TRANSLATIONAL AND CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2020

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AACR-WOMEN IN CANCER RESEARCH CHARLOTTE FRIEND LECTURESHIP

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2020

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PEZCOLLER FOUNDATION-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT IN CANCER RESEARCH

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2020

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