AACR Annual Meeting 2015


Abstract Bodies Now Available. The complete text of the regular abstracts is now available online. Titles of the Late-Breaking and Clinical Trials abstracts are also available for review.   

Regular Abstract Submission and Notification. The regular abstract submission deadline was 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

Note: Submitting an abstract for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015 does not constitute registration for the meeting. Abstract presenters must register to attend the meeting by registering online or by submitting the registration form.

Notifications of Abstract Status. Status notifications for regular abstracts were sent on February 4, 2015. Status notifications for late-breaking abstracts were sent the week of February 23, 2015.

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. However, requests to withdraw abstracts will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Requests to withdraw late-breaking abstracts will be accepted through Monday, March 9, 2015. 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 Abstracts at the AACR Annual Meeting. Every abstract that has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings must also be presented at the meeting. Specifically, the author listed as the presenter for an abstract submission must attend the session in which the abstract is scheduled 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 abstract, he or she must contact the AACR Program Development Department at 215-440-9300 or to designate a co-author to serve as the presenter. If no authors are available to present the abstract, the presenter must withdraw the abstract immediately by contacting the AACR Program Development Department.

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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