Participants need to register for the conference before submitting an abstract.

Late Breaking Abstracts are accepted until March 13


Important Information for late breakers
You cannot edit your abstract once submitted. Please email the conference secretariat ( to ask for help with minor corrections OR submit a new corrected abstract and ask the conference secretariat to withdraw the incorrect abstract.

  1. Create an account in the conference management portal.
  2. Register and pay the fees.
  3. Submit an abstract.
Important Dates
November 1, 2019        Call for abstracts opens
February 21, 2020        Abstract submission deadline
March 13, 2020            Late breaking abstract deadline (Not eligible for travel awards and oral presentations)
March 25, 2020            Notification of abstract acceptance
April 15, 2020              Deadline for presenting authors to accept invitation to present
Abstract Format & Content
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Length of abstract body: max. 2000 characters (with spaces)
  • Title: max. 200 characters (with spaces). Sentence case obligatory.
  • The following abstract subheadings must be used: Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusions
  • The abstract must be submitted in final form. It will be published as it was submitted. The body of the abstract may be formatted by the program manager in order to follow the guidelines.
  • Abstracts should be concise and informative and include at least preliminary data. Those stating that results will be presented or discussed may be subject to rejection.
  • Non-standard abbreviations should be placed in parentheses after the full term the first time they appear.
  • The use of trade names and company identification is not permitted.
  • Submissions not conforming to the established guidelines may not be reviewed.
Abstracts can be submitted in the following categories
Genetics & genomics 
Biomarkers & molecular signatures
Pathology & disease classification
Predisposition & risk factors
Stem cells & precursor lesions
Cell biology
In vitro & in vivo models
Tumour microenvironment
Immunology & immunotherapy
Novel therapeutics
Mechanisms of metastasis
Chemoresistance & recurrence
Surgical outcomes
Survivorship & psychosocial issues