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Register Today: 2023 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 5-9, 2023

SAN ANTONIO – UT Health San Antonio and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host the 2023 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), December 5-9, 2023, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. The symposium will be presented in a hybrid format, allowing participants to attend in person or virtually. Registration for SABCS is complimentary for credentialed news media.

Now in its 46th year, SABCS features the latest research in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of premalignant breast disease and breast cancer, including data from late-breaking clinical trials. Each year, the symposium attracts thousands of basic scientists, physician-scientists, clinical investigators, breast care providers, and advocates from around the world. The official SABCS press program will be announced at a later date.

View the preliminary SABCS program and follow the meeting on Twitter: #SABCS23


Members of the media may register to attend in person in San Antonio or virtually. Journalists planning to cover the meeting must register through the SABCS public relations team via the form linked below to receive the embargoed press program and other important communications.

To register as press, journalists must provide:

  • Official press credentials such as a business card, editorial roster or masthead, international press card, or letter of assignment
  • Bylined coverage from a recent SABCS or, for first-time attendees, two examples of recent bylined health/medical/science coverage
  • Freelance journalists who have a letter of assignment should upload a copy of the letter to the registration form linked below
  • Members of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) may register regardless of assignment and should upload proof of membership to the registration form linked below

Please review the full media registration requirements and embargo policies. Members of the media can request registration by filling out this form. Contact Cyprien Pearson-Du Toit at [email protected] or 215-446-7154 with registration questions.


Press Conferences Scheduled December 6-8

Three press conferences will be held in Room 217D at the convention center. They will also be live streamed for virtual participation. Press conferences will take place at the following times:

  • Wednesday, December 6
    7:15 a.m. CT
  • Thursday, December 7
    7:15 a.m. CT
  • Friday, December 8
    7:15 a.m. CT

Abstracts included in the 2023 SABCS press program will be announced at a later date.

Press Room Open December 5-8

The press room will be located in Room 217A-C at the convention center. Hours of operation are as follows:

  • Tuesday, December 5
    12 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. CT
  • Wednesday, December 6
    6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. CT
  • Thursday, December 7
    6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. CT
  • Friday, December 8
    6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT

Breakfast and lunch will be provided in the press room Wednesday through Friday.


Individuals registered as press for SABCS agree to abide by all embargoes. With the exception of those selected for the official SABCS press program, abstracts will be posted to the SABCS website in November. Embargoes on those abstracts lift as soon as they are available online.

Abstracts selected for the official SABCS press program are embargoed until date and time of presentation, either at an official SABCS press conference or in a scientific session. Press program abstracts will be made publicly available once the embargoes lift.

For more information, please review the SABCS embargo policy.


Information on hotel reservations is available on the SABCS website. The deadline to guarantee availability and conference rates is November 13, 2023. After this date, reservations will be made based on availability and hotels may charge higher rates. 


For more information on SABCS and press operations at the symposium, contact a member of the public relations team: