Conferences & Events

Learn more about the contributions of Simmons Cancer Center and other UT Southwestern researchers to major cancer-focused national research conferences, including:

• The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

• The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

• The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting

• The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition

• The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)

ASCO 2019

Simmons Cancer Center/UTSW researchers were presenters or coauthors on about 50 abstracts or other program listings at the ASCO 2019 Annual Meeting, held May 31-June 4 in Chicago. Here are some news highlights.

ASTRO 2019

The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held Sept. 15-18 in Chicago. Check back for news from the meeting in late summer.

Abstract submission is closed.

Late registration is open.

Housing is closed.

ASH 2019

The 61st ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held Dec. 7-10 in Orlando, Fla. Check back for news from the meeting in December.

Advance registration is closed.

Late-breaking abstracts is closed.

Hotel registration is closed.

SABCS 2019

The 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium will be held Dec. 10-14. Check back for news from the symposium in mid-December.

Housing is closed.

Registration is closed.

AACR 2019

Physician-scientists from UT Southwestern/Simmons Cancer Center were presenters or coauthors on more than four dozen abstracts at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 held March 29-April 3 in Atlanta. Here are some of their studies and perspectives featured in video and in news highlights.



Breast cancer care providers and other experts from UT Southwestern took part in nearly a dozen research studies or other presentations at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 4-8. We’ve featured several news highlights from the meeting.


UT Southwestern hematologists/oncologists were presenters or co-authors on more than two dozen abstracts at ASH’s 60th Annual Meeting & Exposition, held Dec. 1-4, 2018, in San Diego. Here are some news highlights.


Investigators from the Department of Radiation Oncology took part in nearly two dozen research studies or other presentations at the ASTRO 2018 Annual Meeting Oct. 21-24 in San Antonio. We’ve documented a handful of video highlights.


UT Southwestern researchers were presenters or co-authors on dozens of abstracts at the ASCO 2018 meeting June 1-5 in Chicago. We’ve featured some of their work and perspectives on video and in news highlights.

CPRIT Science Day

More than 150 participants attended the Simmons Cancer Center’s Inaugural CPRIT Science Day in Spring 2018.