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Cancer Outcomes Conference 2013 – Call for abstracts!

12th - 14th June, Hilton Brighton Metropole

Abstract submission for the Cancer Outcomes Conference 2013 is now closed.

Many thanks to the authors who have submitted their abstracts - the abstracts will be entering the review process over the coming days and registered authors will be informed of the outcome of the panel in mid February.

Authors are reminded that acceptance onto the programme (for oral, poster and tool presentations) is conditional of registration. Authors have until the 25th February 2013 to register for the conference.

You can register by clicking on the link on the Cancer Outcomes Conference 2013 home page.

If you require any assistance regarding your abstract, please contact Rachael.brannan at nhs dot net link Rachael Brannan , Research Officer.

Submission of abstracts:

  • Deadline for receipt of abstracts – 31st January 2013, 18:00.
  • Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentation, oral presentation only, poster presentation only.
  • All abstracts will undergo a blinded review process.
  • Abstracts will be evaluated using the following criteria: originality, clarity, appropriateness of methods or approach; and impact on cancer outcomes. Preference will be given to clearly written abstracts that significantly improve the understanding of cancer outcomes, that are innovative, and that use rigorous methods.
  • Participants will be notified of their abstract’s conditional acceptance for either 1) oral presentation or 2) poster only via e-mail on the 11th February 2013, 18:00. Please see FAQs for more information.
  • The decision of the review panel is final. There is no right of appeal.
  • An abstract will be deemed confirmed when the presenting author has registered for the conference.
  • Poster authors will be asked to submit a PDF of their posters, for display on the NCIN web site after conference closes.

Abstract submission guidelines

All abstracts must be submitted online using the online form and must adhere to the guidelines outlined below. Submissions that do not follow the guidelines, that are incomplete, or that are received after the closing date will not be considered for review.

  • Abstract(s) must be written in English.
  • Abstracts must be no more than 300 words and should not contain tables or diagrams.
  • The following sections will need to be completed: Background; Method; Results; Conclusion; Acknowledgements (optional); and References (optional).
  • Abstracts will be published as received. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact in the abstract text will be reproduced as typed by the author. Please proof-read your abstract before completing your submission. Corrections will not be accepted beyond the submission deadline.
  • An author may submit more than one application as long as the content of each abstract is different.

For more information, please see the abstract guidance - for authors document.

The contact details you register with must be those of the presenting author, otherwise the presenter will not receive important information about your allocated session(s). The presenting author of the abstract must register for and attend the conference; separate registration is required. Please indicate who the presenting author will be in your submission. Authors may be asked to present on either day of the conference.

Poster Awards:

All posters accepted to be presented at Conference will be considered for a poster award.


All presenting authors are required to register if their abstract is accepted.