AACR Annual Meeting 2016


Regular Abstracts Now Available. The regular abstracts that have been scheduled for oral and poster presentation, as well as the titles of late-breaking and clinical trial abstracts, are now available through the online itinerary planner. The full text of most late-breaking and clinical trial abstracts will be posted to the itinerary planner on Friday, April 15. Any abstracts that are included in the press program will be posted to the itinerary planner on the date and time of their presentation at the meeting. 

Notifications of Abstract Status. Status notifications for regular abstracts (submitted for the December 3 deadline) were sent to presenters via e-mail on February 1. Status notifications for late-breaking and clinical trial abstracts were sent during the week of February 29. Messages were sent from; presenters should check their spam folders if they did not receive the message. Requests to re-send the notification should be send to

Note: Submitting an abstract for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting 2016 does not constitute registration for the meeting. Abstract presenters must register to attend the meeting by registering online or by submitting the registration form.

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 co-author 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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