Progress and Promise Against Cancer

Join the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) at a FREE community event that brings together the world's greatest minds in cancer research to discuss the latest advances in treatment and prevention, and how future health care policies could impact patients.

Progress and Promise Against Cancer will explore themes such as cancer immunotherapy, precision cancer medicine, cancer prevention, and clinical trials. This free public event will include an exhibit area with cancer resources, a continental breakfast, and lunch after the program. 


Date: Saturday, April 1
Program Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 
Outside the D.C. Region? Join us for Facebook Live @AACRFoundation, 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. No need to register.

For more information about registration or questions about this event please call toll-free (844) 432-AACR (2227) or email Rachel Silverman.


Meet our Experts

Panel Session: Improving Cancer Patient Care:  Latest Advances in Cancer Precision Medicine and Immunotherapy

Panel Session: Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: What You Need To Know


Panel Session: Today’s Policy Landscape:  How It May Affect Cancer Patients

As the world's first and largest cancer research organization, the AACR's mission is to prevent and cure cancer. Held in conjunction with the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 which brings together 20,000 cancer scientists, survivors, advocates, and others, this community event will showcase the progress we’ve made and the promise of future advances against the many diseases we call cancer.


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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a 501c3 registered nonprofit organization with offices at 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.440.9300