Abstract Policies & Exceptions

Abstract Public Release (Embargo) Dates and Times

Note: All abstracts to be released onsite at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting will be designated as Late-Breaking Abstracts (LBAs), including Plenary abstracts. 

Late-breaking abstracts (LBAs) will be publicly released on a rolling basis throughout the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. The complete embargo dates and public release schedule for LBAs is detailed below. 

All other abstracts, including those submitted during the late-breaking submission time period but not selected as late-breaking abstracts, will be publicly released at 5:00 PM ET on May 17, 2017, and available online

Abstracts  Embargo Will Lift
Proceedings  I Abstracts 5:00 PM (EDT) – May 17, 2017

Publish Only Abstracts (online-only, will not be printed in Proceedings I)

5:00 PM (EDT) – May 17, 2017

Late-Breaking Abstracts presented in a press briefing or scientific presentation on:

Friday, June 2
Saturday, June 3
Sunday, June 4
Monday, June 5 - Tuesday, June 6


1:00 PM (CDT) on Friday, June 2
6:30 AM (CDT) on Saturday, June 3
6:30 AM (CDT) on Sunday, June 4
6:30 AM (CDT) on Monday, June 5