Welcome to the European Association for Cancer Research
Europe’s membership association for cancer researchers

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the EACR?

The European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) is a professional association for those working and studying in the field of cancer research, both in Europe and worldwide. For more details please see our About page.


Who is eligible to join the EACR?

In order to join the EACR you must be actively working or studying in the field of cancer research. For example: you may work in academia, in industry or as a medical doctor who also conducts research. 

If you would like to join the EACR, please fill in the online application form.

If you are a member of one of the EACR's affiliated National Societies you are automatically an EACR member by affiliation – for free. If you have not heard from us, please get in touch.

What are the benefits of membership?

There are many benefits in becoming an EACR member, too many to list here! For an overview please visit our Membership page.

How much does it cost?

Annual Membership Fees are €50 and a four year membership is available for €175. Young investigators with less than 4 years postdoctoral experience pay only €70 for 4 years, and students pay a single fee of €25 for the duration of their studies.

For more information about membership fees please visit our Membership page.

I’ve forgotten my password – how do I get a new one?

Click here to reset your password securely. You will need to enter the email address that your account is registered to (the address where you receive our regular email news bulletin). 

If your email address has changed, please contact us.

Can I donate money to the EACR?

The EACR is a registered charity in England and Wales (1171827) and you can donate money to assist the Association in its work against cancer. Visit our Donations page for more information.


I'd like to attend a conference. Can the EACR fund me to attend?

Currently the EACR only provides meeting bursaries to attend our own conferences. For more details please see the Meeting Bursaries page.

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