ESMO 2014: Submit Your Abstract

The success of ESMO 2014 depends, in part, on you. ESMO will provide the platform, now we call upon you, to submit your top studies. Ensure that the scientific and education programme is truly a conversation amongst peers.

Submit your Abstract for ESMO 2014   Download the Abstract Submission Regulations

Abstract submission deadlines

Deadline Date & Time
Abstracts Wednesday 7 May 2014, 23:59 CEST
Late breaking abstracts: final submission deadline* Wednesday 20 August 2014, 23:59 CEST

Late-breaking abstracts

*Late-breaking abstracts may be submitted for studies with new research findings for which no preliminary data are available at the time of the abstract submission deadline.

A skeleton indicating the type of data that will be available by the late-breaking abstract deadline must be submitted online by the regular abstract deadline: Wednesday 7 May 2014, 23:59 CEST (Central European Summer Time, GMT+2).

Final versions must be submitted by Wednesday 20 August 2014, 23:59 CEST (Central European Summer Time, GMT+2).

Abstract submission categories

ESMO 2014 abstract categories
Basic science Biomarkers
Breast cancer, early stage Breast cancer, locally advanced
Breast cancer, metastatic CNS tumours
Developmental therapeutics Endocrine tumours
Familial cancer Gastrointestinal tumours, colorectal
Gastrointestinal tumours, non-colorectal Genetic syndromes
Genitourinary tumours, prostate Genitourinary tumours, non-prostate
Gynaecological cancers Haematological malignancies
Head and neck cancer Health economics
Immunotherapy of cancer Melanoma and other skin tumours
Neuroendocrine tumours and CUP New diagnostics
NSCLC, early stage NSCLC, locally advanced
NSCLC, metastatic Palliative care
Prevention and screening Psycho-oncology
Public health Sarcoma
SCLC Supportive care
Thoracic malignancies, other Translational research
Tumour biology and pathology Miscellaneous


All accepted abstracts will be published in the Congress Abstract Book (online and USB only), a supplement of Annals of Oncology.

Travel Grants

Based on the quality of submitted abstracts, travel grants will be available upon application for oncologists under the age of 40. Where requested, grants will be awarded by the ESMO 2014 Congress Scientific Committee on a competitive basis to the best-scored submitted abstracts. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for further information.