The abstract submission for TAT 2020 is now closed!

Outcome notifications

Outcome notifications are expected to be made available to first authors by mid-January 2020.

Publication schedule for accepted abstracts

  1. Abstracts accepted for presentation at TAT 2020 as Proffered Paper (oral presentation) and Poster will be published online on the ESMO website at 12:00 CET on Monday, 2 March 2020.
  2. The Publication schedule of abstracts and abstracts selected for inclusion in the ESMO Press programme will be available 10 days before the Congress.


Date and time

Abstracts accepted as:

  • Proffered Paper (suffix ‘O’)
  • Poster (suffix ‘P’)

Monday, 2 March 2020 12:00 Central European Time (CET) (local Swiss time)

Abstracts selected for official ESMO Press programme (additional suffix ‘_PR’)

ESMO Press programme publication schedule will be available 10 days before the Congress

Presentation and publication of abstracts accepted for the TAT 2020

Presenters may request an outcome based on the following options. The TAT 2020 Scientific Committee reserves the right to decide which of these session formats will be scheduled during the Congress.

  • Proffered Paper – Oral presentations by authors presenting original data of superior quality, followed by expert discussion and perspectives.
  • Poster – Display sessions for review, discussion and questions. Presenting authors must be available for Q&A for one hour to represent their work.


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

Merit Awards

A restricted number of Merit Awards are reserved for candidates under 40 years of age. Selection of Merit Award recipients is based on the quality of accepted abstracts as reviewed by the Congress Scientific Committee.

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