​​​​​​​Previous AACR Meetings: 2018

Where avai​lable, links to the meeting program, abstract titles, or online abstracts are provided below each listing. Please contact the AACR Program Development Department at 215-440-9300 or for more information on a specific conference or to order a copy of the conference proceedings (limited supplies, print only).

Targeting RAS-Driven Cancers
Dec. 9-12, 2018 • San Diego, California
Conference Cochairs: Frank McCormick, Gideon Bollag, Karen M. Cichowski, Shiva Malek

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Dec. 4-8, 2018 • San Antonio, Texas
Codirectors: Carlos L. Arteaga, Virginia G. Kaklamani, C. Kent Osborne

Targeting PI3K/mTOR Signaling
Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2018 • Boston, Massachusetts
Conference Cochairs: Lewis C. Cantley, David M. Sabatini, Jean J. Zhao

Innovation and Biomarkers in Cancer Drug Development: A Joint Meeting Presented By EORTC, NCI, EMA, and AACR
Nov. 29-30, 2018 • Brussels, Belgium
Organizing Committee Chairs: Denis A. Lacombe, Roberto Salgado

Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
Nov. 27-30, 2018 • Miami Beach, Florida
Conference Cochairs: James P. Allison, Lisa M. Coussens, Ira Mellman, Drew M. Pardoll 

AACR-KCA Joint Conference on Precision Medicine in Solid Tumors
Nov. 15-17, 2018 • Seoul, Korea 
Program Committee Cochairs: Tae-You Kim, Charles L. Sawyers

EORTC-NCI-AACR Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Symposium
Nov. 13-16, 2018 • Dublin, Ireland
Scientific Committee Cochairs: Charles Swanton, James L. Gulley, Antoni Ribas

11th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Nov. 2-5, 2018 • New Orleans, Louisiana
Conference Cochairs: Ivis Febus-Sampayo, Laura Fejerman, Scarlett Lin Gomez, Augusto C. Ochoa, Brian M. Rivers
Program  |  Abstract Titles

30th Anniversary AACR Special Conference Convergence: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Prediction in Cancer
Oct. 14 - 17, 2018 • Newport, Rhode Island
Conference Cochairs: Phillip A. Sharp, William C. Hahn

EACR-AACR-ISCR Conference: The Cutting Edge of Contemporary Cancer Research
Oct. 9 - 11, 2018 • Jerusalem, Israel
Conference Cochairs: Richard M. Marais, Eli Pikarsky, Robert A. Weinberg

Fourth CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival
Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2018 • New York, New York
Conference Cochairs: Nina Bhardwaj, Christoph Huber, Elizabeth M. Jaffee, Guido Kroemer
Program  |  Abstracts  

Metabolism and Cancer
Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2018 • New York, New York 
Conference Cochairs: Ralph J. DeBerardinis, Tak W. Mak, Joshua D. Rabinowitz, M. Celeste Simon

Second AACR International Conference: Translational Cancer Medicine, Cancer Discoveries for Clinical Application
Sept. 27-29, 2018 • São Paulo, Brazil
Conference Cochairs: Carlos L. Arteaga, Carlos Gil Ferreira, Gabriel A. Rabinovich

Intestinal Stem Cells and Colon Cancer: Biology to Therapy
Sept. 27 - 30, 2018 • Washington, D.C.
Conference Cochairs: Anil K. Rustgi, Johanna C. Bendell, Hans Clevers, Christina Curtis, Owen Sansom

Pancreatic Cancer: Advances in Science and Clinical Care
Sept. 21 - 24, 2018 • Boston, Massachusetts
Conference Cochairs: Ronald M. Evans, Manuel Hidalgo, Steven D. Leach, Gloria M. Petersen, Brian M. Wolpin

12th Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium
Sept. 13-15, 2018 • Seattle, Washington
Conference Cochairs: Frances R. Balkwill, Mary L. (Nora) Disis, Pamela S. Ohashi, Elizabeth M. Swisher

Sixth JCA-AACR Special Joint Conference on the Latest Advances in Lung Cancer Research: From Basic Science to Therapeutics
July 10-12, 2018 • Kyoto, Japan 
Organizing Committee: Hiroyuki Mano, Seiji YanoHiroyoshi Nishikawa, JCA; Alice T. Shaw, Roy S. Herbst, Charles M. Rudin, AACR

Inaugural AACR International Meeting: Advances in Malignant  Lymphoma: Maximizing the Basic-Translational Interface for Clinical Application
June 22-26, 2018 • Boston, Massachusetts
Scientific Committee Chair: Ari M. Melnick
Cochairs: Francesco Bertoni, Renier J. Brentjens, Bertrand Nadel, Lisa G. Roth, Louis M. Staudt, Christian Steidl, Karin Tarte, Thomas E. Witzig, Wei-Li Zhao
Program   Online Proceedings/Abstracts

Cancer Dormancy and Residual Disease
June 19-22, 2018 • Montreal, QC, Canada
Conference Cochairs: Julio A. Aguirre‐Ghiso, Ann F. Chambers, Cyrus M. Ghajar, Christoph A. Klein, Dorothy A. Sipkins
Program | Abstract Titles

AACR Annual Meeting 2018
April 14-18, 2018 • Chicago, Illinois
Program Committee Chair: Elaine R. Mardis
Program | Online Proceedings/Abstracts | Free Webcasts | Electronic Posters

Targeting DNA Methylation and Chromatin for Cancer Therapy
March 1-4, 2018 • Atlanta, Georgia
Conference Cochairs: Stephen B. Baylin, Margaret A. Goodell, Peter A. Jones

Third AACR-SNMMI Joint Conference on State-of-the-Art Molecular Imaging in Cancer Biology and Therapy
Feb. 14-17, 2018 • San Diego, California
Conference Cochairs: Todd E. Peterson, David R. Piwnica-Worms

Immunobiology of Primary and Metastatic CNS Cancer: Multidisciplinary Science to Advance Cancer Immunotherapy
Feb. 12-15, 2018 • San Diego, California
Conference Cochairs: Hideho Okada, Robyn S. Klein, Ignacio Melero, Patricia S. Steeg

Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes
Jan. 27-30, 2018 • Austin, Texas
Conference Cochairs: Lewis C. Cantley, Michael N. Pollak, Elizabeth A. Platz 
Fifth AACR-IASLC International Joint Conference: Lung Cancer Translational Science from the Bench to the Clinic 
Jan. 8-11, 2018 • San Diego, California
Conference Chairs: Charles M. Rudin, Charles Swanton
Conference Cochairs: Tony S.K. Mok, Lecia V. Sequist, Monte M. Winslow