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Save the Date: Virtual SABCS Press Conference Scheduled for Dec. 6

SAN ANTONIO – UT Health San Antonio and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will host the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), Dec. 7-10, 2021. The symposium will be presented in a hybrid format, allowing participants to attend the meeting virtually or in person.

Topics to be covered at the symposium include precision medicine and genomic testing, clinical trial results, and updates on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Abstracts, excluding those selected for the official SABCS press program, will be posted to the SABCS website on Friday, Nov. 19.

View the SABCS program here.


SABCS will host one virtual press conference via Zoom on Monday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m. CT featuring embargoed presentations of newsworthy research from the symposium. SABCS co-directors Carlos Arteaga, MD, FAACR, and Virginia Kaklamani, MD, will moderate this briefing. A recording of this briefing will be available after the event.

To register, please check the box for the SABCS virtual press conference on this registration form. Please note that registration for the press conference is not automatic with symposium registration. If you have already registered for the symposium and would like to register for the virtual press conference, please fill out the form again. You are not required to resubmit press credentials. Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] or 215-290-5408 with any registration questions.


Registration for SABCS is complimentary for credentialed news media, and journalists may register to attend virtually or in person. 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; and bylined coverage from a recent SABCS, or for first-time attendees, two examples of recent bylined health/medical/science coverage.

Please review the complete registration requirements and embargo policies here. Members of the media can request registration by filling out this registration form. Contact Kathleen Venango at [email protected] or 215-290-5408 with any registration questions.

Reporters planning to cover the meeting will need to register to receive the embargoed press program and other communications sent out by the SABCS public relations team before and during the symposium.

The embargoed press program will be distributed to registered reporters about a week in advance of the symposium.


For more information on SABCS, contact a member of the public relations team:

Julia Gunther, [email protected] or 770-403-7690

Matthew Burns, [email protected] or 610-618-0666

Kathleen Venango, [email protected] or 215-290-5408

Rick Buck, [email protected] or 856-562-5668

Jill Byrd, [email protected] or 210-501-4288