AACR

AACR Mission

The mission of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

What does the Boston Chapter do?

The missions of AACR Boston, Inc. are:

   1) to promote collaborative research throughout the Greater Boston area;
   2) to advance knowledge on cancer and on ways to improve patient outcome; and
   3) to educate Massachusetts on current cancer research findings and policies.



    NEW !!!
THE 2016 RUTH SAGER MEMORIAL LECTURE IN CANCER RESEARCH


   
Stephen J. Elledge, Ph.D.
    Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School
Investigator, HHMI

    How Aneuploidy Drives Cancer

    Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016@ 4:00 p.m.

    Tufts University Medical School; Behrakis Auditorium; Jaharis Building, 1st Floor

    150 Harrison Avenue; Boston, MA 02111

    Host: Prof. Amy S. Yee; Amy.yee@tufts.edu and the Tufts Cancer Symposia