Monthly Plenary Series

Today's Science Can't Wait

The ASCO Plenary Series is a monthly online forum for presentation and discussion of the latest cancer research that keeps clinicians current on new and emerging research in between meetings. The Plenary Series provides faster dissemination of practice-changing science to better help clinicians deliver the most up-to-date care and treatments to patients with cancer.

Each monthly program features up to two practice-changing and clinically relevant abstracts on the latest advances in cancer care. The abstract presentations are accompanied by a discussant presentation and followed by a live question-and-answer session.

Watch the July ASCO Plenary Series Session


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No registration is required to participate—the Series is free and open to anyone. However, you must log in with an ASCO.org username and password to access the session live or on-demand. If you forgot your password, you can reset it now.

Submit Your Abstract


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You don't have to wait for the next meeting to maximize the visibility and impact of your research. Visit ASCO's submission guidelines and policies for more information as you prepare for your submission.

Dates to Know

The ASCO Plenary Series will resume monthly sessions after the ASCO Annual Meeting. Featured abstracts will be released at 5:00 PM ET the day prior to presentation. Mark your calendar for the following dates:

  Submission Opens Submission Deadline Abstract Presentation
September 2023 June 13, 2023 August 8, 2023 Cancelled
November 2023 August 8, 2023 September 19, 2023 November 7, 2023
February 2024 September 19, 2023 December 5, 2023 February 6, 2024
April 2024 February 7, 2024 March 12, 2024 April 30, 2024

Abstract Submission and Presentation

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You don’t have to wait for the next meeting to maximize the visibility and impact of your research.

  • The ASCO Plenary Series provides a timely and unique opportunity to present breaking cancer research to one of the largest and most diverse audiences in global oncology.
  • Your live presentation will be accessible to virtual attendees and available on-demand on the ASCO Meeting Experience.
  • Your abstract will be published on ASCO.org and in an online supplement to the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
  • Abstracts selected for the Plenary Series will be placed in a high-profile session for oral presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting.
  • Visit ASCO's submission guidelines and policies for more information as you prepare for your submission.

Random Quote

"At ASCO, there's a place for everyone from every corner of oncology and the world."
Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO 2006-2016