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Karen Knudsen: American Cancer Society is partnering with NCI and CRUK for the first annual Cancer Prevention Research Conference in Boston from June 25-27
Mar 22, 2024, 01:46

Karen Knudsen: American Cancer Society is partnering with NCI and CRUK for the first annual Cancer Prevention Research Conference in Boston from June 25-27

Karen Knudsen shared a post on LinkedIn:

“I’m excited to announce that the American Cancer Society is partnering with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) for the first annual Cancer Prevention Research Conference in Boston from June 25-27. One of our goals is to bring together researchers from diverse backgrounds to create a thriving multidisciplinary cancer prevention research community, spark new collaborations and ideas, and advance cancer prevention.

The deadline for early bird registration and abstract applications is 4/12. For more information and to register, visit here.”

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Source: Karen Knudsen/LinkedIn

Karen E. Knudsen is the CEO of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Prior to joining ACS, Dr. Knudsen served as executive vice president of Oncology Services and enterprise director for Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health. She also served as president for the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI), representing the 102 leading cancer centers in North America, and on the board of directors of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Dr. Knudsen currently holds leadership roles with some of the most important cancer entities in the United States. She serves on the board of advisors for the National Cancer Institute and on 12 external advisory boards for NCI-designated cancer centers. She is an active member of several committees with the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in addition to serving on other academic and for-profit advisory boards.