Award winners named for the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), an SABCS co-sponsor, will honor three renowned researchers for their work in breast cancer at the 2018 SABCS, to be held Dec. 4-8.

Ian Smith, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, will receive the William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award presented by SABCS. Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, will receive the 2018 AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, which is generously funded by a grant from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Zena Werb, PhD, is the recipient of the 2018 AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research.

“These very deserving recipients are the reason SABCS remains a leading global educational resource in research and treatment of breast cancer,” said SABCS Co-Director C. Kent Osborne, MD, director of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. “Their lectures about their work fulfill our mission of providing state-of-the-art information to scientists and physicians focusing on breast cancer.”

“On behalf of the American Association for Cancer Research, I wish to extend our sincere congratulations to Drs. Smith, Partridge, and Werb on receiving these highly deserved awards,” said Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc),


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