ESMO 2017: Abstracts


Abstract submission closed on Wednesday 10 May at 21:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time)


Late-breaking abstract submission closed on Wednesday 19 July at 21:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time)


Presentation outcome for accepted abstracts

The Madrid 2017 Scientific Committee selected abstracts for presentation during the Congress based on the following:

  • Presidential Symposium – Oral presentations by authors of the very best abstracts containing cutting-edge and significant clinical practice-changing studies, followed by expert discussion and perspectives.
  • Proffered Paper – Oral presentations by authors presenting original data of superior quality, followed by expert discussion and perspectives.
  • Poster Discussion – Presentation and analysis by an invited speaker highlighting important findings within a disease type or about a common theme plus interactive audience discussion. Posters will be displayed for four Congress days.
  • Poster – Display sessions for review, discussion and questions. Rotated by category, posters will be displayed for one day of the Congress and the presenting authors must be available for Q&A for one hour to represent their work.

All accepted abstracts are available in the  ESMO 2017 Abstract Book.

Publication schedule for accepted abstracts

Abstracts accepted for presentation at ESMO 2017 as Proffered Paper (oral presentation), Poster Discussion and Poster were published online on the ESMO website at 00:05 CEST on Thursday, 31 August 2017.Late-breaking abstracts (prefix ‘LBA’) and abstracts selected for the Congress Press Programme (suffix_PR) were made public at 00:05 CEST (local Swiss time) on the day of the official Congress session during which they were presented. Abstracts selected for the ESMO Press Programme were made public according to the schedule published on the ESMO Press Office page.