Jocelyn Voorhees has worked in the Executive Office of the AACR since 2013. She manages the organization’s various scientific achievement award and grant review committee appointments and provides support for the Radiation Science and Medicine Working Group, Pediatric Cancer Working Group, Cancer Prevention Committee, and Fellows of the AACR Academy. Voorhees is currently pursuing a master’s of public health with a concentration in health policy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She enjoys working with AACR members to develop innovative scientific programs that benefit the cancer research community.
Over 50 percent of all cancer patients will receive radiation therapy during the course of their treatments. This fact highlights the enormous need to understand how cancer cells respond to radiation and how this biological knowledge may be translated into improved treatments and prolonged patient survival. To support this vital area, the AACR has formed a new scientific working group, the AACR Radiation Science and Medicine (RSM) Working Group.Read More