Abstract Policies & Exceptions

Abstract policies from 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting are listed below for reference. Any updates to abstract policies for the 2018 Meeting will be updated in October 2017.

Confidentiality Policy Exceptions

According to ASCO's Confidentiality Policy, each abstract submitted to the Annual Meeting is confidential from the time of submission until the date and time when ASCO makes the abstract publicly available. Under rare, extenuating circumstances requiring a formal application, abstracts may receive an Exception to ASCO’s Confidentiality Policy. These formal Exceptions require approval by ASCO prior to the information being made public.

The following abstracts have received exceptions to ASCO’s Confidentiality Policy:

Abstract LBA4: "OlympiAD: Phase III trial of olaparib monotherapy versus chemotherapy for patients (pts) with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and a germline BRCA mutation (gBRCAm)."

Abstract LBA500: "APHINITY trial (BIG 4-11): A randomized comparison of chemotherapy (C) plus trastuzumab (T) plus placebo (Pla) versus chemotherapy plus trastuzumab (T) plus pertuzumab (P) as adjuvant therapy in patients (pts) with HER2-positive early breast cancer (EBC)."

Abstract LBA2501: "The efficacy of larotrectinib (LOXO-101), a selective tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) inhibitor, in adult and pediatric TRK fusion cancers."

Abstract LBA9008: "Alectinib versus crizotinib in treatment-naive advanced ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Primary results of the global phase III ALEX study."

Abstract 1000: "MONARCH 2: Abemaciclib in combination with fulvestrant in patients with HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer who progressed on endocrine therapy."

Abstract 4075: "A phase I study of DKN-01 (D), an anti-DKK1 monoclonal antibody, in combination with gemcitabine (G) and cisplatin (C) in patients (pts) for first-line therapy with advanced biliary tract cancer (BTC)."

Abstract 7504: "Ublituximab and ibrutinib for previously treated genetically high-risk chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Results of the GENUINE phase 3 study."

Abstract 7512: "Clinical and biologic covariates of outcomes in ZUMA-1: A pivotal trial of axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel; KTE-C19) in patients with refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (r-NHL)."

Abstract 9005: "CNS response to osimertinib in patients (pts) with T790M-positive advanced NSCLC: Data from a randomized phase III trial (AURA3)."

Abstract 9550: "Phase 1b/2, open label, multicenter, study of intratumoral SD-101 in combination with pembrolizumab in anti-PD1 naïve & experienced metastatic melanoma patients."