Submission themes and formats
You will need to submit your abstract in four main sections: Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Abstracts must be no more than 300 words long. Acknowledgements and References are not included. Tables can be included and any contents do count towards the word limit.
Your abstract will be categorised into one of the themes you indicated during abstract submission unless part of a poster prize shortlist.
- Cancer cell and model systems
- Diagnosis and therapy
- Epidemiology and prevention
- Information, patients and the public
- Healthcare delivery
- Supportive, Palliative care, Survivorship
All abstracts will be considered for presentation in these formats:
- Poster session
- Parallel session (oral)
- Proffered paper sessions (oral)
Please note that case reports will not be accepted for presentation at this Conference.
Abstracts that will have been presented at other Conferences will, if accepted, be eligible for presentation at the NCRI Cancer Conference.
Abstract submission: Monday 3 April – Sunday 4 June
Earlybird registration: Monday 3 April – Friday 30 June
Standard registration: Saturday 1 July – Sunday 22 October
Late breaking abstract submission: Monday 31 July – Monday 28 August
The poster board area is 2m x 1m (portrait). We advise that your poster size is A0 portrait. This size fits within the poster board area. We are unable to accommodate landscape posters and these will be removed.
It is recommended that you prepare a handout for participants with a summary of your poster or a link to an online version of the poster or research, and your contact details or a QR code. Handouts must be no larger than A5 to fit in the document holder that will be provided on poster boards. Handouts placed on the floor will be removed for health and safety reasons.
Presenting authors must register:
Presenting authors must register for the Conference. You will be advised which day you will be presenting by Monday 30 September.
Please ensure that you have registered and paid the appropriate registration fee by Monday 30 September 2016. Accepted abstracts for which a presenting author has not registered and paid the registration fee will be withdrawn, will not appear in any Conference materials, and will not be able to be presented at the Conference.
Poster session A is scheduled for Sunday 6 November 17.25 to Monday 7 November 20.00. The poster can be put up from 15.00 on Sunday and must be removed by 21.00 on Monday
Poster session B is scheduled for Tuesday 8 November 8.15 to Wednesday 9 November 12.30. The poster can be put up from 8.15 on Tuesday and must be removed by 12.30 on Wednesday.
Change of presenter:
Please advise the NCRI Conference team of any substitute presenter by Friday 23 September. The substitute must also be registered by Monday 30 September at the latest.
Amendments and withdrawals:
Requests to amend minor errors such as typos and misspellings, or to withdraw abstracts must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 23 September.