Update: Deadline extended for McGuire Award nominations


Joseph Sparano, MD, receives the William L. McGuire Award from Co-Chair Carlos Arteaga, MD during the 42nd annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

The deadline has been extended by two weeks for nominations for the 2020 William L. McGuire Award and Lectureship. The award will be presented at the 43rd annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® Dec. 8-12. The McGuire Award was established in 1992 to honor William L. McGuire, MD, who co-founded SABCS in 1977 along with Charles A. Coltman, MD.

This award recognizes extraordinary investigators for their sustained achievements in translational and/or clinical research. Recipients are chosen because their work has had a positive impact on the understanding of the development of breast cancer and the outcome of treatment of breast cancer patients.

Joseph Sparano, MD presented, “What Would Bill Think,” for his 2019 McGuire Award Lecture.

Nominators must provide a letter describing why their candidate is being nominated along with the nominee’s curriculum vitae. All nominations must be submitted electronically to Include McGuire Award Nomination in the subject line. The NEW deadline for the 2020 nominations is 5 p.m. Central Time, Monday, April 20. The winner will be announced in May. Past recipients are not eligible.

Previous recipients

Michael Baum, MD

Charles A. Coltman, Jr., MD

Nancy E. Davidson, MD

Mitchell Dowsett, PhD

Bernard Fisher, MD

Joe Gray, PhD

Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD

Kathryn Bloch Horwitz, PhD

James N. Ingle, MD

Craig Jordan, PhD, DSc

Benita S. Katzenellenbogen, PhD

Amy S. Langer, MBA

Marc Lippman, MD

Monica Morrow, MD, FACS

Larry Norton, MD

Bert O’Malley, MD

C. Kent Osborne, MD

Martine Piccart, MD, PhD

Trevor J. Powles, MD PhD

Richard J. Santen, MD

Dennis J. Slamon, MD, PhD

George W. Sledge, Jr., MD

Umberto Veronesi, MD

Eric P. Winer, MD

Norman Wolmark, MD

Sir Richard Peto, FRS

Ian E. Smith, MD, FRCP, FRCPE

Joseph Sparano, MD

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