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CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Abstract Submission Deadline June 21

June 8, 2010

SAN ANTONIO — The deadline for submitting abstracts to the 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is June 21, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. CT.

The symposium invites abstracts of proffered papers on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease. Abstracts will be showcased at the meeting as either oral or poster presentations and published in a special supplement to Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

The following scholarships are available for qualified recipients. Applications are due on June 21, 2010, and more information can be found at:

• SABCS Clinical Scholars

• SABCS Basic Science Scholars

• AACR International Scholars

• AACR Translational Research Scholars

• AACR Minority Scholars

The 33rd annual symposium will be held Dec. 8-12, 2010, at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio.

Last year, nearly 1,200 abstracts were presented at the symposium, which drew 8,500 scientists and other professionals from 92 countries. To submit an abstract, please visit

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The mission of the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is to produce a unique and comprehensive scientific meeting that encompasses the full spectrum of breast cancer research, facilitating the rapid translation of new knowledge into better care for breast cancer patients. The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Baylor College of Medicine are joint sponsors of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. This collaboration utilizes the clinical strengths of the CTRC and Baylor, and the AACR’s scientific prestige in basic, translational and clinical cancer research to expedite the delivery of the latest scientific advances to the clinic. The 33rd annual symposium is expected to draw nearly 9,000 participants from more than 90 countries.

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Jeremy Moore
(267) 646-0557

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