Affiliate Membership Information for Patient Advocates

Affiliate Membership for Patient Advocates

The American Association for Cancer Research is pleased to invite patient advocates to join the association as affiliate members and enjoy the benefits of membership.

Affiliate membership is open to qualified individuals who are health professionals working in support of cancer and biomedical research and educators or other professionals who are interested in and/or make substantial contributions to the cancer field.

Founded in 1907, the AACR is the world’s oldest and largest professional organization devoted to cancer research. Its members include more than 37,000 basic, translational and clinical researchers; health care professionals; and cancer survivors and patient advocates in the United States and in 108 countries. The AACR marshals the full spectrum of expertise of its members and from the cancer community to accelerate progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer through high-quality scientific and educational programs.

The AACR is committed to broadening its membership of patient advocates and is offering a special, discounted rate of $75 to qualified patient advocates who wish to join the association as an affiliate member.

If you have any questions or would like to apply for AACR membership, please contact the AACR’s Membership Department by calling 1-215-440-9300, or fax 1-267-765-1078 or e-mail: One of our staff members will gladly assist you.

Please note: If you are a graduate of the AACR's ScientistSurvivor Program, please e-mail for modified application instructions.