Authors are invited to submit abstracts reporting original research, novel approaches or programs related to all aspects of the continuum of cancer control including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, supportive care, palliative care, survivorship, end of life care, advocacy, policy, training, and capacity building. Abstracts on palliative care in other conditions are also acceptable.
All abstract presentations will be made in either the Poster Format or Oral Format (15 minute presentation). Abstract authors are asked to indicate a preference for Poster v. Oral but conference organizers will assign the final format.
Please note and remember the following dates
Abstract Submission Opens
February 20, 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline
April 30 , 2017
June 15, 2017
The maximum word count for abstract submissions is 300 words. Supplemental materials (photos, articles or reports) are not accepted and will not be seen by the program review committee.
The submitting author will receive an email message confirming the receipt of the abstract.
Scientific Abstracts as well as Project/Program Abstracts can be submitted for review.
Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentations. Authors may indicate a preference for oral or poster presentation but all decisions will be made by the scientific planning committee whose determination is final.
To be selected for Oral Presentation, abstract content must not have been previously published as an abstract, paper or manuscript. Previously published material is discouraged, but qualifies, for consideration for poster presentation.
All abstracts must be submitted in English.
Abstracts must be submitted online.
Abstracts’ maximum word count is 300 words.
Abstract titles are allowed up to 250 characters (including spaces) and should be all in title format.
Workshop proposals should be submitted through the appropriate form, please click (link to form) for more information
Abstracts of scientific research should be structured using the following sections: background, aims, methods (design, data collection, analysis), results, conclusion/discussion.
Program abstracts must outline the: aims or goal of the work design, methods and approach taken results, conclusion/lessons learned.
You will be required to select the conference track that most suits your abstract once begin the submission.
NOTE: Only abstracts that comply with all the above guidelines will be considered for presentation.
All abstracts that follow submissions guidelines will be reviewed and selected by the scientific review committee.
Notifications will be emailed only to the contact person who submitted the abstract submission.
Presentation formats (oral or poster) will be assigned to accepted abstracts by the scientific planning committee. All decisions are final.