AACR Events and Activities

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Participants in the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 19 pose for a group photo before storming Capitol Hill to advocate for increased funding for the National Insitutes of Health and medical research.
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Participants visit the AACR booth at the 3rd annual Sista Strut 3K Breast Cancer Walk, which took place on Saturday, June 15, in Philadelphia. The event raised awareness for breast cancer, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the AAC
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AACR staff members and Liberty Mutual employees educate the public about the importance of cancer research outside of the AACR office in May, National Cancer Research Month.
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Get Fit For Research Month was held along with National Cancer Research Month in May. Participants gather for a photo after a successful class at RowZone in Philadelphia. The class raised $400 for cancer research.
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The 7th Annual Hogga Golf Tournament took place on June 14, 2019, honoring Robert Hogga, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer seven years ago. The event raised $7,500 for the AACR.
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The 10th Annual Mike Missanelli Open took place on May 16, 2019, at Ron Jaworski’s Downingtown Country Club in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. All proceeds from the event were donated to the AACR.
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AACR Runners for Research were among the participants in the 10-mile Broad Street Run, held in May in Philadelphia.
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The “Reaching for the Stars” gala, sponsored by Party With a Purpose, was held in Philadelphia in October to benefit the AACR. From left are John Parker, Party with a Purpose co-chair; Mitch Stoller, AACR Foundation chief philanthropic officer and vice president of development; Esperanza and David Neu, AACR Humanitarian Award honorees; M. Sean Grady, MD, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, Scientific Achievement Award honoree; Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), AACR chief executive officer; event emcee Nydia Han of WPVI-TV in Philadelphia; and John Y.K. Lee, MD, MSCE, Early Career Investigator Award honoree.


Upcoming AACR Events

April 24-29, 2020
AACR Annual Meeting 2020 | San Diego, California

April 25, 2020
AACR Runners for Research 5K Run/Walk | San Diego, California