DECEMBER 6–10, 2022

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

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San Antonio, TX



Countdown to 2020 SABCS: Don’t miss a minute of Virtual SABCS!


Worried about missing a key session or learning about trending topics? With four full days of programming, it can be easy for amazing sessions to slip under the radar. We have you covered! Following are just a few of the many daily programs you won’t want to miss.

Check the online schedule or mobile app for the most up-to-date program information. And don’t forget – after the symposium ends, sessions will be available on-demand to registered participants, so you can watch anything you missed.

TUESDAY, DEC. 8
8:00 am – 8:15 am CT
Welcome and Opening Remarks
SABCS Co-Directors Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, Virginia G. Kaklamani, MD, and C. Kent Osborne, MD

8:15 am – 10:15 am CT
Special Session: Breast Cancer Care During COVID-19: How Did Patients and Clinicians Respond – A Global Perspective

8:15 am – 11:00 am CT
Special Session: Setting the Stage for Health Equity, Collaboration and Partnership Presented by Tigerlily Foundation & AACR

9:30 am – 11:00 am CT
FDA and Breast Cancer Workshop

9:30 am – 11:00 am CT
Clinical Research Workshop

9:30 am – 11:00 am CT
Special Session: Global Breast Cancer Screening

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9
8:00 am – 10:30 am CT
General Session 1

10:40 am – 11:15 am CT
William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture
Mary-Claire King, PhD

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm CT
General Session 2

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm CT
Spotlight Session 1: Novel Therapeutics

5:15 pm – 6:30 pm CT
Spotlight Session 2: Refining Targeted Therapy in Hormone Receptor Breast Cancer

6:30 pm – 7:45 pm CT
Spotlight Session 3: Advances in the Treatment of HER2+ Disease

Also, on Wednesday, the following sessions will be available online beginning at 8:00 am CT for on-demand viewing at your leisure.

Award Lectures

  • AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research
  • AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research
  • Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science
  • Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research

Plenary Lectures

  • Presented by SABCS and SSO – Local Regional Management Following Neoadjuvant Therapy: Minding the Knowledge Gaps – Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD
  • Advancing Cancer Research During Challenging Times – Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, MD

Mini-Symposia

  • Recent Advances in Breast Cancer Prevention
  • Mechanisms of Mutagenesis in Breast Cancer

Basic Science Forum

  • The Tumor and Immune Ecosystem of Breast Cancer

Clinical Science Forum

  • Next Generation Sequencing in Clinical Practice

Translational Science Forums

  • Antibody-Drug Conjugates, Better Together
  • Mechanisms of Response to Immune Checkpoint Therapies

THURSDAY, DEC. 10
8:45 am – 11:30 am CT
General Session 3

11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT
Networking With the Experts

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm CT
Spotlight Session 4: Updates on Strategies to Refine Management of the Axilla

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm CT
Spotlight Session 5: Current Concepts and Controversies in Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm CT
Spotlight Session 8: Endocrine Resistance: Emerging Mechanisms and Therapies

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm CT
Spotlight Session 6: Novel Approaches to Pathology and Imaging

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm CT
Spotlight Session 9: Challenging Indications and Innovative Approaches for Biomarkers

FRIDAY, DEC. 11
8:45 am – 11:30 am CT
General Session 4

11:30 am – 12:30 pm CT
Debate: All Breast Cancer Patients Should Have Germline Genetic Testing

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm CT
Spotlight Session 10 – Hereditary Predisposition

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm CT
Spotlight Session 13 – Brain Metastases Targets and Treatment

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm CT
Spotlight Session 11 – Novel Strategies for Breast Cancer Prevention: Diet, Exercise and Vaccine

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm CT
Spotlight Session 14 – Immune Biomarkers and Immune Oncology

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm CT
Spotlight Session 12 – Chronic Health Conditions and Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Survivorship

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm CT
Spotlight Session 15 – Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Metabolism and Metastasis

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm CT
Special Session: View from the Trenches: What Will You Do On Monday Morning?

7:00 pm CT
Special Session: The Year in Review This session will be available online beginning at 7:00 pm CT for on-demand viewing at your leisure.