In chronological order:

American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

ASCO has announced that although it will cancel the Chicago event, they plan to hold a virtual event.

  • Dates: May 29-31, 2020
  • Format: Online
  • More information
  • Program
  • Free registration to ASCO2020. Registration for this year's virtual ASCO congress (May 29-31) is also free for patient advocates. You will need to submit a CV/Bio after which time, once accepted, ASCO will provide you with a unique registration code. Look for the special instructions for Patient Advocates and follow the steps indicated on this page

European Hematology Association (EHA)

EHA Board has decided to replace the 25th EHA Annual Congress, to be held in Frankfurt, Germany on June 11-14, 2020, by a virtual edition (EHA25 Virtual).

  • Dates: June 11-21
  • Format: Online
  • More information
  • We will publish CML highlights once the full programme of the virtual event is published

European Society for Bone and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT)

The EBMT Board has made the decision to hold the 46th EBMT Annual Meeting (EBMT 2020) as a virtual edition #EBMT20Virtual

  • Dates: Aug 29 - Sept 1
  • Format: Online
  • More information
  • Note: EBMT Annnual meeting will maintain its programmed 14th Patient, Family and Donor Day

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)

For the moment ESMO has made no announcement and the September, Madrid congress remains scheduled.

  • Dates: Sept 18-22
  • Place: Madrid, Spain
  • More information
  • Travel grants for patient advocates. ESMO have opened applications for a limited number of travel grants for patient advocates to attend this year's congress in Madrid from September 18-22. Deadline May 31 and only open to ESMO members (Cost 25€). More information

22nd Annual John Goldman Conference on Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Biology and Therapy

The status of this event currently remains unchanged.

CML Horizons

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic the Steering Committee of CML Advocates Network has decided to cancel the previously scheduled Costa-Rica CML Horizons conference and to re-schedule the event, circumstances permitting, in Europe in November 2020.


The World Cancer Congress has been re-scheduled until 16-18 March, 2021