The 100th AACR Annual Meeting 2009 features the latest findings in laboratory, translational and clinical cancer research. This year's meeting focuses on new and promising therapeutic approaches, as well as strides being made in diagnosing and preventing cancer.
To help you take the best advantage of the meeting's scientific abstracts and related activities, the meeting's program schedule and related abstracts will be available online at http://www.aacr.org/ on Friday, March 13.
More than 6,000 abstracts will be presented at the meeting, complementing an outstanding program of scientific and educational events. The AACR Annual Meeting attracts world leaders in cancer research and treatment, including clinical oncologists, basic scientists, translational researchers and epidemiologists. Our mission is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication and collaboration.
April 18-22, 2009
Colorado Convention Center
- New drugs in the pipeline that target blood vessels as well as tumors
- The genetic basis for cancer health disparities among racial minorities
- How scientists are redesigning T-cells to create living anticancer drugs
- Why at least one cancer center in the South believes it has overcome racial barriers
- New diet and lifestyle research on how to prevent cancer
- A "smart bomb" system that allows cancer drugs to "see" the tumor
- Late-breaking clinical trials
Source: Emma O'Brien
American Association for Cancer Research