Public Release:  AACR and Prostate Cancer Foundation to host conference on prostate cancer research

American Association for Cancer Research

SAN DIEGO - The American Association for Cancer Research and the Prostate Cancer Foundation will host the AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Conference on Advances in Prostate Cancer Research at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 19-21.

The online program can be found at http://www.aacr.org/home/scientists/meetings--workshops/special-conferences/advances-in-prostate-cancer-research/program.aspx.

This conference brings together scientists to discuss the latest advances in prostate cancer research. A full range of topics from basic science to clinical research will be included in the program.

Conference co-chairs are:

  • Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., S.P. Hicks endowed professor of pathology and professor of urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and leader of the Stand Up To Cancer-Prostate Cancer Foundation Dream Team: Precision Therapy of Advanced Prostate Cancer;
  • William G. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Md.;
  • June M. Chan, Sc.D., professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco; and
  • Jonathan W. Simons, M.D., president and chief executive officer, Prostate Cancer Foundation, Santa Monica, Calif.
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Registration will be available to members of the media who provide press credentials. For more information or to register for the meeting, please contact Lauren Riley at lauren.riley@aacr.org or 215-446-7155 or Jeremy Moore at jeremy.moore@aacr.org or 215-446-7109.

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