Reports from AACR Conference 2011by Jay Bitkower on August 16, 2011
The 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research occurred in Orlando this year from April 2-5. Over 17,000 researchers from the United States and around the world attended this conference, which focuses on the basic science of cancer.
As president of ACKC President, I attended the meeting as part of AACR’s Scientist-Survivor Program, where cancer advocates attend special lectures, work on projects in a team format, and are paired with cancer researchers to gain insight into the disease, etc. As part of the program, each participant presents a poster at a General Poster Session. Following, is the poster I presented at the conference, plus my summary of some of the sessions, including sessions intended specifically to the Scientist-Survivor Program as well as other general presentations that are of interest to the kidney cancer community.
- Telomeres and Cancer Prevention
- New Directions in Cancer Research
- Biostatistics: A Framework for Critique
- Translating Cancer Genomics