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In Memoriam:

Stephen Oroszlan, Ph.D.

The Center for Cancer Research mourns the recent death of past colleague and friend Stephen Oroszlan. He was an esteemed member of the NCI community from 1976-1995 and served as a Scientist Emeritus since 1995. 

Isaiah Fidler, founder of MD Anderson Department of Cancer Biology, dies at 83

Fidler was internationally respected and extended his service to many professional activities. He was founding editor of Cancer and Metastasis Reviews and served as president of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the International Society of Differentiation.


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NCRA Annual Business Meeting is Rescheduled

The NCRA bylaws require that the NCRA Annual Business Meeting be held in conjunction with its annual conference. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 NCRA Annual Conference has been rescheduled. This announcement serves as notice that the 2020 business meeting, initially scheduled for June 1, 2020, will be rescheduled. NCRA will announce the new date and time shortly. 

OVAC Virtual Lobby Day

“What a wonderful opportunity I had today to participate in the One Voice Against Cancer lobby day representing NCRA. My group spoke with five different congressional offices including meeting Congressman Darren Soto in person via Zoom. Congressman Soto showed a keen interest in cancer registry data and the work that we do to provide this vital information for research. During each meeting, I noticed a keener sense of how important fast reliable data is now as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. Congressman Soto was attentive and very personable and put us very much at ease. I was honored to lobby for funding for cancer prevention, screening and research.”

Karen Mason, MSc, RN, CTR

Director of the Cancer Data Center

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