Thank You for Making ONS Congress™ a Success!

We want to take a moment to thank you for being a part of the 46th Annual ONS Congress. The success of the virtual ONS Congress has been made possible because of you and your 3,200 fellow attendees, our content planning team, speakers, supporters, and industry partners. We thank you for being a catalyst for innovative care. It is your passion and perseverance that inspires us to continue innovating with you.

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About ONS

Oncology Nursing Society

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. As the main point of contact with patients and families, oncology nurses influence cancer care in all practice settings.


Nursing is a calling. And oncology nursing is a calling like no other. The collective, specialized experience and expertise that our nurses possess has the power to transform cancer care for the better, forever. This is our reason to be. We provide these amazing women and men with a community where they can learn, share, and flourish. Where they have a voice. And where they are celebrated.

What Conferences Will Be Hosted in 2021?

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April 2021

ONS Congress

The virtual 2021 ONS Congress was held on April 20, 22, 27, and 29, 2021. The conference offered live and on-demand education and events. ONS Congress is the official annual meeting featuring nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) opportunities with approximately 70 contact hours, five educational learning tracks with expert speakers, opportunities to network and learn at industry events, and share e-Poster and oral abstract presentations.

ONS Bridge

ONS Bridge will be held virtually September 9, 14, and 16, 2021. The conference is designed to provide resources and education through a mix of live and on-demand content. ONS Bridge will feature three days of top-notch educational sessions led by experts in the field, the ability for nurses to earn approximately 30 contact hours, opportunities to network and learn at industry events, a virtual exhibit hall, and on-demand offerings.

September 2021

All ONS Congress exhibitors have the opportunity to participate in the ONS Bridge virtual tradeshow at no additional charge and will receive the same benefits for ONS Bridge.​

What Content Will Be Presented at ONS Congress & ONS Bridge?
We have designed ONS Congress and ONS Bridge to complement each other's themes and topics while minimizing overlapping content — providing attendees and exhibitors with two unique events in 2021.  


For ONS Congress, the Sessions can be viewed at any time by visiting the ONS Congress Online Schedule. Here you will be able to find Sessions by Track as well as Sessions by Day. 

For ONS Bridge, the Sessions will have all new content focusing on two themes:
•    Updates in Therapy [Emerging Therapeutics, Surgical oncology, Radiation therapy]
•    Care Coordination [Telemedicine, Acute/Ambulatory, Survivorship, Navigation]

ONS Bridge may host a few encore presentations from ONS Congress in the on-demand library, but the live sessions will all be brand new content.

Who Attends ONS Congress & ONS Bridge?

ONS Conference Demographics

Partnering with ONS gives you the ability to showcase your products and services to thousands of conference attendees. As the main point of contact with patients and families, these nurses influence cancer care in all specialties and practice settings.


Attendees by Job Title

Staff Nurse

Nurse Manager

Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Nurse Navigator

Top Diseases Treated 

by Attendees

  • Hematologic Malignancies

  • Breast Cancer

  • Gastrointestinal Cancers

  • Head and Neck Cancers

  • Genitourinary Cancers

  • Thoracic Cancers

Primary Specialty

of Attendees

  • Medical Oncology

  • Medical-Surgical Oncology

  • Blood and Marrow Transplantation

  • Radiation Oncology

  • Surgical Oncology

Primary Work Setting of Attendees

  • Hospital Setting (Ambulatory)

  • Hospital Setting (Inpatient)

  • Academic Institution

Conference sessions are organized in five education tracks to ensure that the event attracts attendees from every content practice and level of experience.

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Clinical Practice:
For nurses interested in learning the latest treatment modalities and evidence-based care for individuals with cancer.

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Advanced Practice:

For nurses in advanced roles looking to enhance their ability to provide and coordinate optimal cancer care for their patients and families.

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For doctorally-prepared nurses, those considering a science based nursing career, and nurses interested in understanding how the evidence behind nursing care is created.

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For nurse leaders, managers and educators to gain new ideas and techniques to implement in their work setting.

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For nurses working directly in radiation oncology and nurses caring for patients with cancer receiving radiation therapy.

Highlights from ONS Bridge 2020

Thank you for making our first virtual conference a success!

ONS would like to thank everyone who made our first virtual conference a success, from our content planning team for their tireless efforts in helping to pivot to a virtual event, to our speakers, supporters, and industry partners, all of which are invaluable to the success of our events. And most importantly, we want to thank the 126 supporting organizations that exhibited at ONS Bridge and made it a deeply engaging experience. 


ONS Bridge 2020 by the Numbers

ONS Bridge had record-breaking attendance and engagement for ONS's first virtual conference. View some of the stats below!




Content Views




Sponsored Product Theater Registrants


Sponsored Symposia Attendees


Countries Represented


States Represented

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(65%) First-time Attendees




Learning Hall Visits


Average Number of Attendees Per Session