Advancing Translational Cancer Medicine in Latin America


In recent years, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has expanded its efforts to catalyze advances in cancer research globally and support its members residing in 107 countries in addition to the United States.

One important initiative this year was the landmark conference held May 4-6, in São Paulo, Brazil-the AACR International Conference on Translational Cancer Medicine. This conference, the first of its kind in Latin America and held in cooperation with the Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group (LACOG), convened a broad spectrum of cancer researchers and presented an overview of state-of-the-art translational cancer research.

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