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.