|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.
We welcome submissions relevant to any aspect of lung cancer and will be divided into the following categories:
- Basic science
- Translational research
- Clinical research
Please take note of the following:
- Abstracts should be written in English and include the following subheadings:
- Materials and Methods
- 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 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
- Novel therapeutics and clinical trials
- Supportive care
- Cancer prevention
- Lung cancer screening
- Health economics
- Tobacco control
- In vitro and in vivo models
- Current Therapeutics
All abstracts will be graded by the scientific committee according to the following criteria:
- Scientific Value
- 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.