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AACR to host annual meeting in Philadelphia, April 18-22, 2015

American Association for Cancer Research

PHILADELPHIA - The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will showcase newsworthy research on clinical trials, epidemiology, immunology, epigenetics, laboratory science, and translational medicine at its Annual Meeting, April 18-22, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Click here for the AACR Annual Meeting 2015 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLyVUqeMzPE&feature=youtu.be&list=UUxr_bGdhkdyyFo5V3qDBwGg

The meeting will draw more than 18,500 scientists, clinicians, advocates, and others to discuss advances in the field of cancer science. Registration is complimentary for credentialed news media. Members of the media can register using this form: http://www.aacr.org/AM15-Press

Public information officers at medical institutes and cancer centers can also register with us by contacting Lauren Riley at lauren.riley@aacr.org or 215-446-7155.

Press conferences will be held at the following times:

  • Sunday, April 19, 2015, 8:30 a.m. ET

  • Monday, April 20, 2015, 8:30 a.m. ET

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 8:30 a.m. ET

The press room will be located in Room 109B (street level) of the Pennsylvania Convention Center (1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107) and will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Saturday, April 18, to Tuesday, April 21, and from 8 a.m. to noon ET, Wednesday, April 22. The press room is a fully functioning office with computers, printers, wireless internet access, and refreshments.

Those following on social media can join the conversation on Twitter at #AACR15.

For more information, contact: Lauren Riley at lauren.riley@aacr.org or 215-446-7155, Julia Gunther at julia.gunther@aacr.org or 267-250-5441, or Jeff Molter at jeff.molter@aacr.org or 267-210-3965.

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