AACR Events and Activities

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Dr. Jill Biden speaks at Progress and Promise Against Cancer: A Biden Cancer Community Summit held in Philadelphia in September.
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Participants take off from the starting line during the AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk at the AACR Annual Meeting in Chicago.
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From left, Dr. Karen Knudsen, Enterprise Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson in Philadelphia, stands with Dr. Margaret Foti, AACR Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Veronica Rodriguez-Bravo, a researcher based at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, and Beverly Goldberg, President of the Friends of the AACR Foundation. Dr. Knudsen received the AACR Scientific Achievement Award during the Party with a Purpose gala in October. As the award winner, Dr. Knudsen was able to select Dr. Rodriguez-Bravo to receive an Early Career Investigator Award that will support her research.
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Sarah Happy, far right, an AACR ambassador and cancer survivor, answers a question posed by Rosemary Connors, a news anchor for NBC10 in Philadelphia, during a live broadcast on Progress and Promise Against Cancer Day. The Nov. 8 event, held in conjunction with the AACR Philadelphia Marathon and hosted by NBC10 and Telemundo62, was designed to answer viewers’ questions about cancer. Leo Dignam, at left, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, and Mitch Stoller, AACR Foundation Executive Director and Vice President, Philanthropy, look on.
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The AACR Revolutions for Research Indoor Cycling to Beat Cancer event was held in Philadelphia in October.
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AACR President Dr. Elizabeth M. Jaffee, holding the sign, stands with speakers at the AACR’s public forum, Progress and Promise Against Cancer, held in Rosemont, Illinois, in April.
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Philadelphia Eagles player Rodney McLeod continues to work off the field as an AACR Foundation ambassador. This fall he kicked off his Race to $23K for Cancer Research fundraising campaign.
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More than 325 organizations from across the country met in Washington, D.C., in September for the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day.
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Mamadou Ba, part of the AACR Runners for Research team, celebrates after completing the AACR Philadelphia Marathon on Nov. 18.


Upcoming AACR Events

March 29 – April 3, 2019
AACR Annual Meeting 2019, Atlanta, Georgia 

March 30, 2019
AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk, Atlanta, Georgia