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Media registration

The ELCC organisers welcome media interested in obtaining information and reporting on cancer issues. Registration is free to bona fide journalists on presentation of a letter of assignment and a valid press card. Media representatives are required to observe and abide by the ELCC Media Policy.

To apply for media accreditation, please fill out the form available here:

Complete the Media Registration Form

Media registration in advance is strongly recommended. Further information for press representatives will be made available closer to the event.

Press Programme

Following abstracts are currently included in the ELCC Press Programme and will be accompanied by a press release. The ELCC Press Programme is still under finalization, and therefore changes may apply to this table. 

Upon publication, direct link to the press releases will be added. 



Author name 

Abstract embargo lift date/time 

Press release 


KRYSTAL-1: Activity and Preliminary Pharmacodynamic (PD) Analysis of Adagrasib (MRTX849) in Patients (Pts) With Advanced Non–Small- Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Harboring KRASG12C Mutation


Wednesday, 17 March 2021 at 12:00 CET



Understanding patient experience in Europe: the first Global Lung Cancer Coalition Patient Experience Survey 


Wednesday, 17 March 2021 at 12:00 CET

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Language and Understanding: the complexity of insight in cancer care 


Publication schedule for accepted abstracts

  • Abstracts accepted for presentation at ELCC 2021 as Proffered Paper, Mini Oral and E-poster will be published online on the ELCC website at 12:00CET on Wednesday, 17 March 2021.
  • Late-breaking abstracts will be made public at the start of the official Congress session during which they are presented.
  • The publication schedule of abstracts selected for inclusion in the ELCC 2021 Press programme will be available 10 days before the Congress.


Date and Time

Abstracts accepted as:

  • Proffered Paper or Mini Oral (suffix ‘O’; “MO”)
  • E-poster (suffix ‘P’)

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

12:00 Central European Time (CET)

Late-breaking abstracts (prefix ‘LBA’)

At the start of the official Congress session during which they are presented

Abstracts and LBAs selected for the official ESMO Press Programme (additional suffix ‘PR’)

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

Third-party media activities

Media activities initiated by third parties during or in connection with the event are subject to the ELCC Policy on Third-Party Media Activities which aims to guarantee proper and correct distribution of oncology and cancer-related information to media representatives in connection with the conference. Such media activities include (but are not limited to):

  • Meetings such as press conferences, media briefings and educational sessions involving media representatives
  • PR activities, such as press releases, news, articles, interviews, etc.

Press events concomitant with/or during breaks of the scientific programme of the event are subject to ELCC Press Office approval.

Please submit your request by contacting the ELCC Press Office at media@esmo.org.

Blackout times

During Blackout times any media event initiated by third parties is not allowed

  • Thursday, 25 March 2021 from 09:15 to 17:40 CET
  • Friday, 26 March 2021 from 09:15 to 17:55 CET
  • Saturday, 27 March 2021 from 09:15 to 13:25 CET

All third parties wishing to hold media events are kindly requested to adhere to the specific media policy and be in contact through media@esmo.org.


ELCC Press Office
E-mail: media@esmo.org

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