Katie Couric honored with AACR award for cancer awareness work

ABC's Katie Couric accepts the American Association for Cancer Research award for Distinguished Public Service in Washington Sunday.

ABC's Katie Couric was honored in D.C. Sunday for her work to fight and raise awareness about cancer.

The American Association for Cancer Research presented Couric with its award for Distinguished Public Service.

The group honored Couric for her extraordinary efforts to make people aware about cancer prevention and treatment, and for her support of cancer research.{ }