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American Association For Cancer Research

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Causes: Birth Defects & Genetic Diseases Research, Cancer, Cancer Research, Health

Mission: The mission of the aacr 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 (see schedule o for continuation) 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.

Programs: Research grants, scientific awards, fellowships and career development awards.

annual meeting and special conferences attended by members and non-members for the presentation of scientific research. Also includes educational workshops for training young investigators.

publications - production & distribution of the journals: "cancer research", "molecular cancer research", "cancer epidemiology biomarkers & prevention", "clinical cancer research", "molecular cancer therapeutics", "cancer prevention research", "cancer discovery", "cancer today and "cancer immunology research".

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