Abstract Policies & Exceptions

Submitting Your Abstract to Another Meeting

Per ASCO’s Confidentiality Policy, abstracts accepted for publication in a medical journal prior to February 5, 2018, are required to notify ASCO by email. Authors are allowed to submit their abstracts to other meetings after it has been publicly released through ASCO. During the abstract submission process, you will be asked if your abstract has been presented at another major medical meeting, as well as if it has been submitted for publication in a medical journal.

On submission, authors must notify the organizers of the other meeting that the abstract was presented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium and that ASCO holds the copyright to the abstract. A credit line must be published as follows: “Reused with permission from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). This abstract was accepted and previously presented at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. All rights reserved.” Email us for additional information.

Presentation at Other Cosponsoring Society Meetings 

  • ASCO – An abstract submitted for presentation at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium may also be submitted for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. However, the submission of updated data is highly encouraged.  Please note the Scientific Program Committee will take into account the novelty of data during the abstract selection process. 
  • ASTRO – Abstract submissions of papers presented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium will be accepted for consideration in ASTRO's Annual Meeting Scientific Program.
  • SUO – Abstracts submitted for presentation at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium may also be submitted for presentation at the SUO Annual Meeting.