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Margaret Foti
CEO, American Association for Cancer Research

Margaret Foti is CEO of the American Association for Cancer Research. During her tenure, AACR has grown to 33,000 members in more than 90 countries. She previously was managing editor of the journal Cancer Research and publisher for AACR. Foti is past president of the Society for Scholarly Publishing and the Council of Science Editors. She is a member of the Executive Committee of Friends of Cancer Research, council member of the European Association for Cancer Research and past president of the National Coalition for Cancer Research. Foti has received numerous honors for her contributions to cancer research, including the European CanCer Organisation Lifetime Achievement Award, the inaugural Kripke Legend Award for contributions to the advancement of women in the field and the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Special Recognition Award. Most recently, Foti received the 2012 Biotech Humanitarian Award and the Pinnacle Award from the Millay Club in Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from Temple University and has been awarded several honorary doctorate degrees


Advances Against the Crafty Cancer Cell