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What: American Association for Cancer Research's (AACR) 95th Annual Meeting features the latest and most significant information about laboratory, translational, and clinical cancer research. More than 5,700 abstracts were submitted for presentation at the meeting, complementing an outstanding program of scientific and educational events already scheduled.

When: March 27 31, 2004
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

Press Conference Schedule:

  • Saturday, March 27th
    - Meeting Overview (1:00 1:30 pm)

  • Sunday, March 28th
    - Diet and Prevention: Don't Forget Your Vegetables (1:45 2:30 pm)
    - The Use of Proteomics: Looking at the Basics to Detect Cancer (2:45 3:30 pm)

  • Monday, March 29th
    - Walking the Way to Prevention (10:00 10:45 am)
    - Therapies in the Pipeline (11:30 am 12:15 pm)
    - How the Air We Breathe May Cause Cancer (1:00 1:45 pm)

  • Tuesday, March 30th
    - Increasing the Risk of Cancer (9:30 10:15 am)
    - Old Dog, New Tricks: Making the Most of What We've Got (1:00 1:45 pm)

  • Wednesday, March 31st
    - Late Breaking Abstracts (9:30 10:00 am)

AACR Press Room:

Location: Room 312, Convention Center
Hours: March 27-30; 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
March 31; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Telephone: 407-685-5404
Fax: 407-685-4020
E-mail: [email protected], or [email protected]

Contact/Press Registration:

AACR; Yarissa Ortiz 215-440-9300 [email protected]
SPECTRUM Science Public Relations; Aimee Frank 202-955-6222 [email protected]

Founded in 1907, the American Association for Cancer Research is a professional society of more than 22,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical scientists engaged in all areas of cancer research in the United States and in more than 60 other countries. AACR's mission is to accelerate the prevention and cure of cancer through research, education, communication, and advocacy. Its principal activities include the publication of five major peer-reviewed scientific journals: Cancer Research; Clinical Cancer Research; Molecular Cancer Therapeutics; Molecular Cancer Research; and Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. AACR's Annual Meetings attract more than 15,000 participants who share new and significant discoveries in the cancer field. Specialty meetings, held throughout the year, focus on the latest developments in all areas of cancer research.

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