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Abstract Submission Deadlines

All abstract submissions for an ESMO Virtual Plenary must be completed by 12:00hrs Swiss time on the dates listed below:

Abstract submission deadline

For ESMO Virtual Plenary presentation

Friday, 13 October 2023

Thursday, 16 November 2023

Friday, 12 January 2024

Thursday, 15 February 2024

Friday, 9 February 2024

Thursday, 14 March 2024

Friday, 5 April 2024

Thursday, 9 May 2024

Friday, 10 May 2024

Thursday, 13 June 2024

Friday, 7 June 2024

Thursday, 11 July 2024

Submission Categories

  • Basic science
  • Biliary tract cancer, incl. cholangiocarcinoma
  • Biomarkers (agnostic)
  • Breast cancer, early stage
  • Breast cancer, locally advanced
  • Breast cancer, metastatic
  • CNS tumours
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Developmental therapeutics
  • Endocrine tumours
  • Germ cell (testicular) cancer and penile cancer
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Haematological malignancies
  • Head and neck cancer, excluding thyroid
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
  • Investigational immunotherapy
  • Melanoma and other skin tumours
  • Miscellaneous
  • Neuroendocrine tumours
  • New diagnostic tools
  • NSCLC, early stage
  • NSCLC, locally advanced
  • NSCLC, metastatic
  • Oesophagogastric cancer
  • Palliative care
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Policy and preventive strategies
  • Prostate cancer
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Renal cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • SCLC
  • Supportive care
  • Thoracic malignancies, other
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Translational research (agnostic)
  • Tumour biology and pathology
  • Urothelial cancer

Review and Publication of Accepted Abstracts

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the the ESMO Virtual Plenary Review Panel comprising the ESMO President, ESMO President-elect, ESMO Chief Medical Officer, ESMO Congress Scientific Chair(s) and the appropriate Scientific Track Chairs.

Accepted abstracts will be granted an oral presentation by the first author, followed by expert perspectives and an interactive panel and audience discussion / Q&A session.

Presented abstracts will be published in Annals of Oncology as well as on the Annals of Oncology and ESMO websites.

Full abstract regulations are available here

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