Breast Cancer Symposium Media Resource Center

Embargo Policy

The embargo on all abstracts part of the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium will lift at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. An embargoed presscast (virtual press briefing held via teleconference and webinar) will be held at 12:00 noon ET on September 2 for credentialed media.

How to Obtain Media Credentials and/or Register to Attend the Symposium in San Francisco

*Media Registration will open on July 9, 2014.

ASCO's Media Headquarters is where you can go to apply for media credentials*, register to attend an upcoming meeting, access embargoed meeting information and locate presscast dial-in information. For questions about how to navigate the site, please contact

*If you attended the 2014 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 September 2 Presscast. You only have to register if you want to attend the Symposium in San Francisco. 

2014 Breast Cancer Symposium Media Registration and Housing Instructions

Please refer to the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium Media Policies for eligibility information

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.

How to Attend the September 2 Presscast

You must have approved media credentials in order to attend the embargoed September 2 presscast.  If you already have approved media credentials, you will automatically receive an email when the dial-in instructions for the presscast are posted in Media Headquarters. There is no pre-registration required to attend the presscast. Simply call in using the information posted in Media Headquarters. 

If you do not have approved media credentials, please go to and submit the requested items.

Press Releases

2014 Breast Cancer Symposium Press Program to Highlight Choices Surrounding Breast Surgery, Screening and Treatment Interventions
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Co-sponsors announced today five studies to be featured in the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium press program. Researchers will present the study findings in an embargoed presscast for reporters on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 12:00-1:30 PM (EDT). View the full release.

Meet the News Planning Team

Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, FASCO
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Amy P. Early, MD
American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD)
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Julie A. Margenthaler, MD
The American Society of Breast Surgeons
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Julia White, MD
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

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