Please find information below about the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting for media, including registration instructions and press releases. If you are a public relations professional looking for meeting information or interested in attending the meeting, please see our ‘For PR Professionals’ page.

Key Dates

  • Media registration opens: Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Embargoed presscast (virtual press briefing held via teleconference and webinar): Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET
  • 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting: Friday, June 1 - Tuesday, June 5

Media and Embargo Policies

Note: All abstracts to be released on site at the 2018 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 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. The complete embargo dates and public release schedule for LBAs will be available in January 2018.

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 p.m. ET on May 16, 2018, and available online.

Register to Attend the Meeting/Access Embargoed Materials

Media registration for the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting will open on March 1, 2018. At that time, you can 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

Press Releases

Coming soon!

Meeting Information

Past Meetings: 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting

Press Program Announcement:

May 17 Presscast:

Friday, June 2 “News of the Day” Briefing:

Saturday, June 3 “News of the Day (Part I)” Briefing:

Saturday, June 3 “News of the Day (Part II)” Briefing:

Sunday, June 4 “News of the Day” Briefing:

Monday, June 5 “News of the Day” Briefing:


Press Briefing Recordings:

Media Resources

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