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Embargo Policies and Dates

Journal CHEST®

CHEST Full Issues: Full issues of CHEST are officially published during the first week of each month. Articles and supplements in each monthly edition that do not appear in the Online First section are embargoed until they are published in a numbered issue or supplement issue of CHEST, unless otherwise specified. For an issue release date, contact

CHEST Online First: CHEST publishes Original Research and select articles in its Online First section. These papers represent the raw, unedited, accepted manuscripts. Final versions will appear in a numbered issue. The media embargo for these articles is lifted at the date of publication in the Online First section at 12:01 am CT, though readers are encouraged to check back to view the final article in the regular issue of CHEST, as substantive changes may occur.


CHEST Annual Meeting Abstracts

All materials related to the CHEST Annual Meeting are under embargo until 12:01 am CT the Monday before the conference begins.


For the Annual Meeting press kit, contact