AACR International —
Advancing Cancer Science around the World
Cancer knows no boundaries. Neither does the AACR. Thirty percent of AACR members are located outside the U.S. With a member presence in 101 countries — and with satellite offices in Canada and China — the AACR reaches across national borders to promote scientific excellence, working with numerous organizations to provide forums for cutting-edge research from around the world. Through scientific conferences, educational workshops, and financial support, the AACR ensures that the cancer research community is as geographically diverse as the patients it serves.
New Horizons Conference Series Continues
The second edition of the conference on New Horizons in Cancer Research was held in Shanghai, China, in November 2015. Co-chaired by AACR President Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, FAACR, and Annual Meeting Program Chairperson Lewis C. Cantley, PhD, FAACR, the program combined highlights from the AACR Annual Meeting 2015 with presentations from international speakers and local experts to cover the full spectrum of cancer research.
International Collaborations Foster Innovative Science
Working with international scientific organizations, the AACR organized six joint conferences and workshops in 2015:
Emerging Partnerships Bring Cutting-edge Science to New Audiences
AACR-sponsored sessions at international meetings in 2015 included the following:
Exchanging Ideas, Building Relationships
The AACR further strengthened its relationship with the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) in 2015, organizing joint sessions at the annual meeting for each organization: