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The mission of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication and collaboration. The membership includes 32,000 basic, translational and clinical researchers; health care professionals; and cancer survivors and advocates. The American Association for Cancer Research accelerates progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer through high-quality scientific and educational programs. It funds innovative, meritorious research grants, research fellowships and career development awards. The AACR publishes six major peer-reviewed journals and CR, a magazine for cancer survivors and their families, patient advocates, physicians and scientists.