Attendees circle around an abstract poster.

ASCO is no longer accepting abstract submissions for the 2016 Annual Meeting; however, the pages above outline ASCO's abstract polices and submission requirements. Important dates in the abstract timeline appear below. Be sure to bookmark our launch site, Abstracts.asco.org, which will host the 2016 content on May 18th, at 5:00pm EDT. 

To view abstracts from the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, visit ASCO’s Meeting Library.

Abstract Release Key Dates

May 16 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

Abstract Slide Upload Deadline for all Oral, Clinicial Science, and Poster Discussion Session Presenters

May 18 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Abstracts Released on Abstracts.asco.org


Past Key Dates

November 13

Abstract Submitter Launches

February 2 by 11:59 PM (EST)

Abstract Submission Deadline

March 15

Late-Breaking Data Submission Deadline

March 16-17

Scientific Program Committee Meets to Select Abstracts

March 30

First Authors Notified of Abstract Selection Decision

April 5

Abstract Withdrawal Deadline

April 20

Release of Abstract Titles (Accessible via ASCO's iPlanner website)


2017 Abstract Submission Deadline

Tuesday, February 7, 2017