American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2017


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The AACR Annual Meeting highlights the best cancer science and medicine from institutions all over the world. Attendees are invited to stretch their boundaries, form collaborations, attend sessions outside their own areas of expertise, and learn how to apply exciting new concepts, tools, and techniques to their own research.

About the Location

Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital and political focal point of the country, hosts 176 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, and professional associations. Home to a lively urban center, Washington, D.C., is a very walkable city that offers a variety of dining options and numerous free attractions, museums, and historical monuments. The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the George Washington University Cancer Institute, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and other government agencies that are important to the cancer field are all located in D.C. and the region.

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