ESMO Asia 2018: Abstracts

Abstract submission for ESMO Asia 2018 is open!

Abstract submission deadlines

Deadline Date and time
Abstracts 23 July 2018, 18:00 SGT (local Singapore Time) / 12:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time)
Late breaking abstracts Final submission deadline* 08 October 2018, 18:00 SGT (local Singapore time) / 11:00 CEST (Central European Time)

*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 (23 July 2018).
Final versions must be submitted by 08 October 2018, 18:00 SGT (local Singapore time) / 11:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time).

Submit Your Abstract

Abstract submission categories

  • Breast cancer, early stage
  • Breast cancer, locally advanced
  • Breast cancer, metastatic
  • CNS tumours
  • Developmental therapeutics
  • Gastrointestinal tumours, colorectal
  • Gastrointestinal tumours, non-colorectal
  • Genitourinary tumours, prostate
  • Genitourinary tumours, non-prostate
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Haematological malignancies
  • Head and neck cancer, excluding thyroid
  • Melanoma and other skin tumours
  • Palliative care
  • Precision medicine
  • Public health policy
  • Sarcoma
  • Supportive care
  • Thoracic tumours, early stage
  • Thoracic tumours, locally advanced
  • Thoracic tumours, metastatic
  • Miscellaneous


All accepted abstracts will be published as a supplement to the official ESMO journal Annals of Oncology. 

Travel grants

Travel grants to the Congress will be available. Selection of travel grant recipients will be made by the Scientific Committee on a competitive basis from among the accepted abstracts submitted by candidates aged 40 years or younger. In addition to travel subsidies and accommodation, travel grant recipients will receive free registration to the Congress.

To apply for a travel grant, send the following documents by email to  ESMO Registration Service Unit before 18 July 2018.

  • A letter of introduction by the applicant indicating the following general information:
    • How relevant are the topics presented during this Congress to your current practice and research?
    • Have you attended any event on a similar topic in the last 3 years?
    • How do you believe your attendance at this Congress will help you improve your knowledge in the field and your professional development?
    • How do you consider that the findings published in your abstract make a relevant contribution to the topics presented during this Congress?
    • Have you recently been awarded an ESMO travel grant? If yes, for which event?
  • A copy of the submitted abstract (the applicant must be the first author and presenter)
  • A readable photocopy of either identity card or passport
  • A short curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)

Documentation must be sent by e-mail. ESMO will provide the recipients with a subsidised travel ticket, subsidised accommodation and Congress registration. Travel grant recipients must submit a report detailing the benefits of participating in the Congress by 17 December 2018.