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AACI/AACR Hill Day

May 13, 2020
Washington, DC
 

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12th Annual AACI CRI Meeting

July 7-9, 2020
Chicago
 

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2020 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting

October 11-13, 2020
Kansas City
 

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AACI Commentary 
January 2020 

AACI Update 
January 2020

Eliminating HPV-related Cancers
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The CLINICAL TREATMENT Act (H.R. 913)
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Our Mission

Working Together to Find a Cure

The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) comprises 100 premier academic and freestanding cancer research centers in the U.S. and Canada. AACI is dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer by enhancing the impact of North America’s leading academic cancer centers.

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Clinical
Research

Acting as a network for research leaders, Clinical Research Innovation (CRI) promotes the efficient operation of clinical research facilities at AACI cancer centers.

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Public Policy

Public
Policy

The AACI Government Relations Forum facilitates an improved understanding of policy issues as they pertain to cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship.

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Meetings & Events

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AACI meetings bring cancer centers together to discover solutions to common challenges. AACI also shares event announcements as a benefit to members.
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Call for Abstracts: 12th Annual AACI CRI Meeting

Call for Abstracts: 12th Annual AACI CRI Meeting

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AACI Marks Milestone With New Member Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

AACI Marks Milestone With New Member Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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Meet the President

Roy A. Jensen, MD, has been the director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center since 2004. KU Cancer Center earned designation from the National Cancer Institute in 2012.

Dr. Jensen has lectured widely on the clinical and molecular aspects of breast cancer pathology. His research focuses on understanding the function of BRCA1 and BRCA2 and their role in breast and ovarian neoplasia; and on the characterization of premalignant breast disease.

A member of AACI's board of directors since 2013, Dr. Jensen began his term as president in October 2018. Under his leadership, AACI has developed a comprehensive Public Policy Resource Library

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Presidential Initiative

The AACI Presidential Initiative allows the president of AACI's Board of Directors to formalize a special project of broad interest and value to AACI members during their two-year term. Several of AACI's signature programs began as presidential initiatives.  

For his presidential initiative, Roy A. Jensen, MD, developed a comprehensive, cancer-specific library of model legislation and public policy resources. The AACI Public Policy Resource Library addresses issues ranging from state funding for cancer research to HPV vaccination and tobacco regulation.
 

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