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.

Submitting Your Abstract to Another Meeting

Per ASCO’s Confidentiality Policy, abstracts accepted for publication in a medical journal prior to May 17, 2017, are required to notify ASCO by email. Authors are allowed to submit their abstracts to other meetings after it has been publicly released through ASCO. During the abstract submission process, you will be asked if your abstract has been presented at another major medical meeting, as well as if it has been submitted for publication in a medical journal.

On submission, authors must notify the organizers of the other meeting that the abstract was presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting and that ASCO holds the copyright to the abstract. A credit line must be published as follows: “Reused with permission from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). This abstract was accepted and previously presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. All rights reserved.” For additional information, please email our permissions department.