American Association for Cancer Research

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the world’s oldest and largest professional association related to cancer research focusing on all aspects of cancer research, including basic, clinical, and translational research into the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. Originally founded in 1907, the organization now has more than 34,000 members in over 90 countries.

The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

The AACR publishes 8 peer-reviewed, authoritative journals covering advances in the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer: 

In addition to its print publications, the AACR provides online access to the latest in cancer research, cancer prevention, and cancer reviews with online versions of each of its eight journals. The AACR also publishes Cancer Today, a magazine for cancer patients, survivors, and their families and friends.


We represent AACR in Mexico, Caribbean and Central and South America.