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Please Note: All session times for the AACR Special Conference: The Evolving Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Progression; Mechanisms and Emerging Therapeutic Opportunities are U.S. Eastern Time (ET).

Abstract Submission DeadlineThursday, November 12, 2020, 12 p.m. ET

Individuals interested in submitting an abstract for presentation during the conference must do so through the New AACR Online Submission System below.

Log onto myAACR. If you are an AACR member, please use your AACR username and password. If you have forgotten either, you can look it up on the website by entering your Member ID. For non-AACR members, you will need to create a free myAACR account to submit your abstract.

Note: This is free and the account is not for membership to the AACR, only to submit your abstract.

Submit Abstracts Submission Guidelines

Please be sure to carefully check your abstract for content errors, spelling, names, etc. before submitting. The AACR does not proofread for or correct spelling, typographical, grammatical, or scientific errors, nor can changes be made once the abstract is submitted. If you have any questions or experience any problems, please contact AACR Abstract Support at [email protected].


  • The Immune Tumor Microenvironment: Blood-Derived versus Tissue-Resident
  • Longitudinal Monitoring of the Elusive Tumor Cells
  • The Organ-Specific Metastatic Niches: They Are Not All Created Equal
  • Systemic Drivers of Progression: Aging to Obesity
  • The Systemic Tumor Microenvironment
  • The Therapy-Treated Tumor Microenvironment: Impact on the Preneoplastic versus Premetastatic Niche
  • The Tumor Microenvironment Drives Tumor Cell Fate
  • Tumor progression: Mechano-Signaling and Control
  • Other


Only those abstracts that have been reviewed and selected by the Conference Program Committee may be presented. Details on the length and format of the presentations will be provided to individuals noted as ABSTRACT PRESENTERS of accepted abstracts.


Accepted abstracts will be published as an online-only Proceedings supplement to an AACR journal after the completion of the meeting.


All individuals listed as ABSTRACT PRESENTERS will be notified of acceptance or rejection by email approximately five (5) weeks after the abstract submission deadline. Notices and instructions will be sent to the email address provided at the time of abstract submission. If an abstract is not selected for presentation, the presenter may request a full refund of the registration fee by contacting the AACR Meetings Department at [email protected].


ABSTRACT PRESENTERS of accepted abstracts are required to register for the meeting at the corresponding member or nonmember rate. If an abstract is not accepted for presentation at the meeting, the ABSTRACT PRESENTER may request a full refund of the registration fee


Once an abstract has been submitted, it may be withdrawn only by written request from the ABSTRACT PRESENTER. Withdrawal requests must be emailed to [email protected] by Monday, December 28, 2020