Attendees listen to presenter of an abstract poster

Over 4,800 abstracts covering the latest practice-changing science were published in conjunction with the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting. To read the full-text abstracts, visit the Meeting Library. To read about abstracts in the context of a session, visit the ASCO Daily News for live coverage of the Annual Meeting. Stay tuned for abstract submission information regarding the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting in the upcoming months.

Key Dates for the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

November 13, 2015

Abstract Submission Opens

February 2, 2016

Abstract Submission Deadline (by 11:59 PM EDT)

March 15, 2016

Late-Breaking Data Submission Deadline (by 11:59 PM EDT). 
Please note: A shell abstract must be submitted by the regular abstract deadline (February 2) in order to submit final late-breaking data.

March 16-17, 2016

Scientific Program Committee meets to select abstracts

Late March, 2016

Abstract notifications are sent to first authors

Mid-April, 2016

Abstract titles are released in conjunction with the launch of the ASCO iPlanner

May 18, 2016

Abstracts are released on ASCO.org