AACR launches new magazine to focus on people and progress in cancer

American Association for Cancer Research Presents: New Magazine to Focus on People and Progress in Cancer

WHAT: Cancer Magazine Launch

To address the unmet public need for understandable and credible information about cancer research and policy, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is launching a new magazine for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, caregivers and interested physicians and scientists.

The new quarterly publication, CR a magazine about people and progress in cancer, will be introduced in conjunction with the AACR's 2006 Annual Meeting, where more than 16,000 leading researchers, physicians and advocates will gather to hear about the latest findings in cancer research and treatment. CR's mission is to put a human face on cancer research.

AACR leadership and CR's editorial team will join the premiere issue's cover models 16 survivors of all types of cancer, ranging in age from 6 to 71 to talk about the mission of the new magazine and the importance of collaborations that lead to results in preventing and curing the disease.

WHEN: Friday, March 31, 2006 Press briefing: 5:30 pm
Followed by a cocktail reception to celebrate the launch

WHERE:The Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Horizon Room
Washington, DC 20004

CONTACT:
Cindy Geoghegan/The Advocate Partners
203 563 0513/203 858 8288
cindy@geogheganmail.com

Karen Russell/AACR
215 440 9300
russell@aacr.org

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