Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Conference 2019
1 – 2 March 2019
Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens Wednesday, 2 January 2019
Abstract Submission Closes Thursday, 31 January 2019
Notification of Accepted Abstracts Friday, 15 February 2019
Poster Judging Friday, 1 March 2019
(Winners to be announced on Saturday, 2 March 2019)

Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract.

General Rules

We welcome submissions relevant to any aspect of lung cancer and will be divided into the following categories:

  1. Basic science
  2. Translational research
  3. Clinical research

Abstract Guidelines

Please take note of the following:

  • Abstracts should be written in English and include the following subheadings:
    • Title
    • Background
    • Materials and Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions
  • There is no limit to number of authors, but the presenting author should be clearly indicated (underlined). Names, institutional affiliations, cities and countries of all contributing authors should be provided, and all correspondence will be made through the submitting author.
  • All accepted abstracts will be presented in poster format and further instructions will be available nearer the conference date.
  • Abstract text should not exceed 300 words (excluding list of authors or references).

Topics

Topics are welcome from any discipline involved in the care and study of lung cancer including but not limited to:

  • Pathogenesis of lung cancer
  • Diagnostic techniques in lung cancer
  • Lung cancer genomics and other high throughput “omics” studies
  • Biomarkers
  • Novel therapeutics and clinical trials
  • Supportive care
  • Cancer prevention
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Health economics
  • Tobacco control
  • In vitro and in vivo models
  • Current Therapeutics
  • Immunotherapy

Grading Criteria

All abstracts will be graded by the scientific committee according to the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Scientific Value
  • Readability
  • Quality of presentation
  • Overall Impression

The scoring system is a numerical scale of 1 to 5 for each criteria, 1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score. Abstracts are ranked according to their average scores and the 3 top-scoring presentations will be awarded Best poster award, 1st and 2nd runner up. Only abstracts with a minimum 3-point score or more (averaged) will be considered for the poster awards.

Abstract Submission is now CLOSED!

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