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Media Alert: ESMO 2016 Poster Abstracts Published Online Today

28 Sep 2016

LUGANO-COPENHAGEN – Abstracts to be presented as Posters or Poster Discussions at ESMO 2016 Congress will be published online today at 12:00 CEST.

From disease treatment to patient care, posters cover a wide range of topics from all tumour types to basic science, immunotherapy of cancer, health economics, palliative care and developmental therapeutics.

The full text of the abstracts can be found in the online programme.*

This year, the total of submitted abstracts was 2,884 (regular and late breaking) of which 1,640 were accepted

Accepted abstracts were assigned to the following categories of sessions:

  • Oral: 74
  • Poster discussion: 151
  • Poster display: 1,368

TOTAL: 1,593

ACCEPTED Late Breaking Abstract (LBA) submissions:

  • Oral: 30, of which 12 Presidential
  • Poster discussion: 17

ESMO welcomes media reporting on cancer issues. Registration to ESMO 2016 Congress is free to bona fide journalists on presentation of a letter of assignment and a valid press card. Registrations close on 29 September so please fill out the Complimentary Media Registration Form now!

The ESMO Press Office will be happy to help arrange interviews. Please contact: media@esmo.org

Tel: +41 (0)91 973 19 04 (until 4 October)
Tel: +45 8177 2926 (from 5 October)
Tel: +45 8177 2922 (from 5 October)


About the European Society for Medical Oncology

ESMO is the leading professional organisation for medical oncology. Comprising more than 13,000 oncology professionals from over 130 countries, we are the society of reference for oncology education and information. We are committed to supporting our members to develop and advance in a fast-evolving professional environment.

Founded in 1975, ESMO has European roots and a global reach: we welcome oncology professionals from around the world. We are a home for all oncology stakeholders, connecting professionals with diverse expertise and experience. Our educational and information resources support an integrated, multi-professional approach to cancer treatment. We seek to erase boundaries in cancer care as we pursue our mission across oncology, worldwide.

*If you are not familiar with the 'search' on our online programme platform, you may find this tutorial helpful when looking for abstracts.

Last update: 28 Sep 2016

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