ASCO Breakthrough

Sunday, 12 March 2023

Abstract submissions and registrations are now open for ASCO Breakthrough, taking place August 3-5, 2023, in Yokohama, Japan and online. Abstracts are due by 11:59 PM (ET) on April 11. For the best rates, attendees should register and reserve their hotel by 11:59 PM (ET) on June 28.

ASCO Breakthrough Program Overview

  • Three keynote lectures
  • Eight general sessions
  • Four case-based sessions
    • Tentatively focused on Colorectal Cancer, Virus-Associated Malignancies, Lung Cancer, and Breast Cancer
  • One special session addressing resources in low- and middle-resource settings
  • Three rapid abstract sessions
  • Three poster sessions
  • A pre-meeting Manuscript Development Workshop available to abstract presenters(scheduled for August 2)


Abstract Submission Deadline: April 11 at 11:59 PM (ET): Submit an Abstract

Hotel Reservation and Early Registration Deadline: June 28 at 11:59 PM (ET): Register

Reduced Abstract Submission Fee

ASCO is offering a reduced abstract submission fee for this meeting.

Abstracts Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

Abstracts of superior quality will be selected by the ASCO Breakthrough Program Committee for presentation at the 2023 ASCO Breakthrough Meeting and for publication in the 2023 ASCO Breakthrough Proceedings, a supplement to the JCO Global Oncology.

Manuscript Development Workshop

Presenters of accepted abstracts will be eligible to attend a pre-meeting Manuscript Development Workshop held on Wednesday, August 2 (included in the cost of registration).


Travel Awards of up to $1,000 (USD) each will be granted to the presenting authors of the 40 highest-rated abstracts selected for presentation. The presenting author must participate in the meeting in-person to be eligible for the travel award. Recipients will be notified in late May 2023.

Opportunities for early career investigators to obtain merit awards to support their attendance to the meeting to highlight their research will also be available. Merit Award candidates must apply for this award at the time of abstract submission.