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Call for Abstracts: NCCN Accepting Submissions for Annual Conference Poster Session

By Dené Mitchell, MPH, CCRP, Research Study Associate, Oncology Research Program

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) will hold its third annual General Poster Session on March 12 – 13, 2015 during the NCCN 20th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™ at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida. NCCN welcomes original abstracts from investigators in the oncology community. Submissions will be accepted from academic institutions, teaching and community hospitals, or industry. Representatives from NCCN Member Institutions, as well as community and academic cancers outside of the network are welcome to make submissions.

Submissions are being accepted for the following areas of research:

  • Clinical Oncology (all phases)
  • Pre-Clinical Oncology
  • Epidemiology/Risks
  • Correlative/Genomic
  • Best Practices in Implementation and Use of Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Quality Improvement
  • Outcomes and Health Services Research
  • BIOinformatics/Information Technology Sciences

The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, October 31, 2014, 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time (GMT 04:00). First authors can expect to be notified of their abstract status by mid-December 2014.

Abstracts will be evaluated using a peer-review process. Oncology research faculty from NCCN Member Institutions will serve as peer reviewers to approve research to display at the General Poster Session. All approved original abstracts will be published on JNCCN.org. Select abstracts will also be published in print in JNCCN — Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

For additional information on abstract submission, please see the Call for Abstracts now available at: NCCN.org.