AACR Annual Meeting 2017


Call4Posters Poster Printing Service 
The AACR has selected Call4Posters as its preferred poster printing service partner for the 2017 Annual Meeting. Presenters are encouraged to take advantage of this simple, convenient way to print their posters and pick them up onsite at the meeting in Washington, DC. Delivery is 100% guaranteed.

Free PowerPoint™ templates will be available to help you build your poster, or you can simply upload your existing file for this professional printing service. The deadline for printing orders is 10:00 a.m. on ET Monday, March 27; presenters can place their order now.

Online Proceedings/Itinerary Planner 
The AACR Online Proceedings/Itinerary Planner is now available. Users can browse and search all Annual Meeting presentations (including regular abstracts) and select results to create a personal schedule for the meeting. The full text of the regular abstracts are now available through the Itinerary Planner. While the titles of the clinical trial and late-breaking abstracts are now available through the Planner, the full text of the these abstracts will not be posted until 4:30 p.m. ET on Friday, March 31.

Note: Submitting an abstract for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 does not constitute registration for the meeting. Abstract presenters must register to attend the meeting by registering online or by submitting the registration form.

Online Publication of Abstracts 
Titles and full text for abstracts are scheduled to be posted to the AACR Online Itinerary Planner on the following schedule:

  • Titles for regular abstracts: February 8 (Now Available)
  • Titles for late-breaking and clinical trials abstracts: March 1, at 4:30 pm ET (Now Available)
  • Full text for regular abstracts: March 1, at 4:30 pm ET (Now Available)
  • Full text for late-breaking and clinical trials abstracts: March 31, at 4:30 pm ET

Abstracts selected for inclusion in the AACR Press Program will be made available at a later date to be determined. 

Deadline for Withdrawal of Abstracts
The AACR cannot comply with any request for withdrawal of an abstract that will delay the publication of the Proceedings. Requests to withdraw regular abstracts were accepted through Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Requests to withdraw late-breaking abstracts will be accepted through Friday, February 24, 2017. Withdrawal requests must be sent by email to Withdrawal requests must include the abstract control number and title as well as an explanation of the reason for withdrawal.

Presentation of Proffered Papers at the AACR Annual Meeting 
Every proffered abstract that has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings must have a corresponding presentation at the meeting. Specifically, the author listed as the presenter for an accepted proffered paper must attend the corresponding session to discuss in detail the research outlined in the published abstract, according to the specific guidelines of the session. If, due to unforeseen circumstances, the designated presenter is unavailable to attend the session to present the paper, he or she must contact the AACR Program Development Department to designate a coauthor to serve as the presenter. If no abstract authors are available to present the data, they must withdraw the abstract immediately by contacting the AACR Program Development Department at 215-440-9300 or

Failure to comply with these regulations pertaining to abstract presentation may result in actions including, but not limited to:

  • The withdrawal of the abstract from the session
  • The removal of the abstract from the online Proceedings
  • The loss of future sponsorship privileges for the sponsor of the abstract
  • The loss of future abstract submission/authorship privileges for the presenter of the abstract

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