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Important Abstract Dates

May 15, 2017 Call for Abstracts Open
July 15, 2017 Abstract Submission Deadline (if a travel visa is required)
September 25, 2017 Abstract Submission Deadline
October 25, 2017 Notification of Abstract Acceptance

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Global Cancer Control: Creating the Future will map the current state and explore creative opportunities for improved cancer control with a focus on cancer care equity, next generation strategies and capitalization on millennial values. Conference dates are March 1-3, 2018. The call for abstracts is now open.

Abstracts submitted in the following categories are in scope and will be given priority

  • Access to cancer care
  • Education and health human resources advances/innovations
  • Equity in access to cancer
  • Health economics
  • Innovations in cancer care delivery, healthcare systems, and quality of care
  • Palliative and supportive care, pain control
  • Prevention and screening
  • Survivorship
  • Tobacco control
  • Transdisciplinary models of cancer care

The following subjects are not in the scope for abstract submissions

  • Animal studies
  • Basic science research
  • Drug specific studies
  • Phase 1/2 clinical trials
  • Pre-clinical & laboratory studies

Online Abstract Submission

  • The abstract deadline has been extended to Monday, September 25, 2017.  If you require a travel visa, please ensure your abstracts are submitted by Saturday, July 15, 2017. Authors may submit more than one abstract. Abstracts must be 350 words or less.
  • Abstracts should be formatted using the following sections: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Scientific characters are acceptable. Diagrams and graphs will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts without results will not be considered
  • Submitting authors will be asked to certify that the abstract represent original work.
  • The official language of this conference is English. Translation services will not be provided. All submissions must be in English.
  • Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters during the poster viewing session. A small number of abstracts will be selected for rapid fire, ‘eposter’ presentations in which authors will be given 3 minutes to present.

Abstract Review Process

  • Call for abstracts will open Monday May 15, 2017
  • All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.
  • The Committee will evaluate appropriateness and completeness of the information, scientific merit, impact, and relevance to the objectives of the conference.
  • All submissions will be acknowledged.
  • Abstract submission deadline is Monday, September 25, 2017 and if a travel visa is required, the deadline to submit your abstract is July 15, 2017.
  • All abstract rejections made by the committee will be final.
  • Notification of acceptance is October 25, 2017.


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