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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

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.

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 or 215-446-7155 or Jeremy Moore at or 215-446-7109.

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