The embargo on all abstracts part of the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium will lift at 5:00 PM ET on Monday, January 23, 2017. An embargoed presscast (virtual press briefing held via teleconference and webinar) will be held at 12:00 noon ET on January 23 for credentialed media.
Attend the Meeting in Person/Participate in the Presscast
Media registration for the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium is now open. To apply for media credentials,* register to attend an upcoming meeting, access embargoed meeting information and locate presscast dial-in information, please visit ASCO's Media Headquarters. For questions about how to navigate the site, please contact ASCO Media Registration.
*If you attended the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting or covered the meeting remotely, you have already been credentialed by ASCO and will have access to the embargoed meeting information and the presscast. You only have to register if you want to attend the Symposium in San Diego.
Access Embargoed Information
Embargoed meeting information will be made available to credentialed media through ASCO's Media Headquarters. Once your media credentials are approved, you will receive email notifications when embargoed information has been posted.
- 2017 Symposium to Feature New Insights for Patient Care After Cancer Treatment
SAN DIEGO – Five studies highlighting notable research on survivorship care will be presented at the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium, taking place January 27-28 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. These select abstracts provide a better understanding of the risks associated with treatment and the late effects of cancer. Read the full release.
- Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors Face Increased Risk of Heart Conditions, Osteoporosis
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – In the United States, thyroid cancer incidence is increasing more rapidly than any other cancer and is commonly diagnosed at a younger age than most adult cancers. Read the full release.
- Nearly Half of Partners of Young Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Anxiety; Underlying Factors Identified
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new analysis finds that 42% of partners of young breast cancer survivors experience anxiety, even several years after their partner’s cancer diagnosis. Read the full release.
- Three-Quarters of Patients Report Decreased Physical Activity After a Cancer Diagnosis; Contributing Physical and Psychological Factors Identified
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new survey of patients treated for cancer in 12 hospitals finds that as many as 75% of patients report reducing their physical activity levels following a cancer diagnosis, despite its proven benefits. Read the full release.
- 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium Press Program to Feature New Research on Exercise, Mental Health, Late Effects of Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Co-sponsors of the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium announced today three abstracts that will be highlighted in the meeting’s official Press Program. Read the full release.
- View a recording of the January 23 presscast, featuring three studies from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium
On-Site Information for Media
- Information about the on-site press facilities (hours, location, etc.)
Meet the News Planning Team
Lewis Foxhall, MD, FAAFP
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Carol A. Rosenberg, MD, FACP
NorthShore University HealthSystem
American College of Physicians (ACP)
Merry Jennifer Markham, MD, FACP
University of Florida
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
How Can We Help You?
- Interview Requests
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- Media Registration Questions
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- General Questions About the Meeting
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