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American Association for Cancer Research Concludes Annual Meeting, Sets Attendance Record

April 8, 2014
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SAN DIEGO — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 in San Diego (April 5-9) set an attendance record with more than 18,500 attendees.

This was two percent over last year’s Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C. The AACR held its first Annual Meeting in 1907 as a one-day event at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., with 11 scientists. For the past decade, the meeting has typically drawn between 15,000 and 17,000 people.

The AACR Annual Meeting is the premier destination for cancer research and draws scientists, clinicians, industry representatives, cancer survivors, high school students, and news media.

The AACR will hold its Annual Meeting 2015 in Philadelphia, where its headquarters are located, April 18-22. The AACR also has offices in Boston and Washington, D.C., and plans to open an office in China later this year.

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