Please find information below about the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting. If you are a public relations professional looking for meeting information, please see our For PR Professionals page.

Key Dates

  • Press Program Announced, Abstract Titles Released: April 28, 2021
  • ASCO Proceedings I and Publish Only Abstracts Released: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts, including Plenary Abstracts, Released: Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET
  • LIVE, Embargoed Presscast Highlighting Proceedings I Abstracts: Friday, May 14 (Reporters must have approved ASCO media credentials to participate)
  • LIVE, Embargoed Presscast Highlighting LBAs: Friday, May 28 (Reporters must have approved ASCO media credentials to participate)

Apply For or Renew ASCO Media Credentials to Access Embargoed Materials

Visit ASCO's Media Headquarters to apply for media credentials, register to attend the meeting, access embargoed meeting information, and locate presscast dial-in information. For questions about how to navigate the site, please contact ASCO Media Registration.

Meeting Information

2021 Press Releases

Press releases related to the Annual Meeting will be posted as the embargoes lift and can be accessed here. Credentialed reporters can login to view embargoed press releases.

April 28, 2021
Top Research to Be Presented in 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting Press Program

May 19, 2021
Patients With Newly Diagnosed Cancer Live Longer in States With Higher Medicaid Income Limits

Immunotherapy Delays Disease Recurrence in Patients With Early-Stage, Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Increased PSA Screening Linked to Lower Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer at Diagnosis and Death From the Disease in Younger African American Patients

With Strong Screening and Vaccination Guidelines, Cervical Cancer Rates Drop; Other HPV-Related Cancers Are on the Rise

Dual Immunotherapy Regimen Targeting a Novel Immune Checkpoint Significantly Delays Disease Progression in Patients With Advanced Melanoma

Media Resources

  • Cancer.Net: Oncologist-approved cancer information

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