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In Memoriam: Klaus Schlaefer (1947-2019)

By Edit Oláh, Helga M Ögmundsdóttir and Hans Grunicke We were privileged to have him as an EACR member for over 35 years and as...
Nanotechnology in Cancer

Nanotechnology in Cancer 2019: “A wonderful platform to learn”

99 participants from 25 countries attended the EACR Conference on Nanotechnology in Cancer: Engineering for Oncology, at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK from 12-14 September...
Jennifer Wargo, Carlos Caldas, Charles Swanton

Cancer Genomics 2019: Mel Clyne’s Scientific Review

by Mel Clyne, Chief Editor of Nature Protocols About a month ago, I attended the EACR Cancer Genomics 2019 meeting. The quality of the talks and...
Gender Equality

670 and Counting: the Scientist Tackling Gender Bias on Wikipedia

According to the Women in Red, "a gender-gap bridging project on Wikipedia", there are 1.5 million English biographies on Wikipedia. Less than 20% of...
Cancer Genomics 2019

4th EACR Conference on Cancer Genomics: “An outstanding cancer genomics conference!”

250 participants from 41 countries met at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK from 23-26 June 2019 for the 4th EACR Conference on Cancer Genomics. Cancer Genomics...
Liquid Biopsies 2019

EACR-ESMO Joint Conference on Liquid Biopsies: “a much needed conference in the area of...

268 participants from 39 countries gathered in Bergamo, Italy from 15-17 May 2019 for the first EACR-ESMO Joint Conference on Liquid Biopsies, 2019, which...
Tracking Cancer 2019

Tracking Cancer 2019: A Participant’s View

On 4-6 February 2019, the EACR held its first conference on Tracking Cancer in the famous CosmaCaixa science museum in Barcelona. 100% of the participants...

Preprints: how do you decide their credibility? Take part in a new study

The Center for Open Science is seeking graduate students, post docs, researchers and academic faculty to participate in a survey to investigate the factors...

PLOS ONE call for papers on Targeted Anticancer Therapies and Precision Medicine in Cancer

The 'unmet need' An estimated 9.6 million people died from cancer in 2018, making it the second-leading cause of death worldwide. Although advances in cancer...

Reporting back from Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs

180 participants from 28 countries gathered in Barcelona from 11-13 March 2019 for the second EACR Conference Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs,...

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