Abstracts

The 2019 International Cancer Education Conference, organized by the American Association for Cancer Education (AACE), the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN), and the European Association for Cancer Education (EACE), invites abstracts for Preconference Workshops, Oral Presentations, Poster Presentations, and (new this year!) Symposiums/Panels that emphasize cancer education curricula, programs and/or initiatives across the cancer continuum, in relation to the conference theme, Revolutionizing Cancer Education Globally Through Technology Across Generations. Oral, Poster, and Symposium/Panel individual abstracts are required to be categorized as either Research or Practices in Cancer Education, and to be submitted in one or more of nine possible focal areas. Authors have the opportunity to indicate up to five keywords for their submission from a list of over 60 options.

Read the Abstract Submission Instructions thoroughly for all submission details, including our abstract review criteria.


Abstract submission is currently closed. Late-breaking abstract submission will open in July 2019.


If you have already submitted your abstract, you can still login to view and edit your abstract. Editing will become disabled after the 22 April 2019 deadline. We will provide a brief window after notifications are made during which you can edit your abstract before it is published in the Journal of Cancer Education.

 

Abstracts must be submitted under one of the following presentation types:
  • Preconference Workshops (90-minute skills workshops held prior to the beginning of the conference; due date for these submissions will be in March 2019 rather than April)
  • Oral presentations (15-minute presentations, including Q&A, arranged by the Planning Committee in a session with 4 other oral presentations on similar topics)
  • Poster presentations (posters prepared for attendee viewing throughout the conference with one assigned 90-minute poster session during which you will receive attendee visits to your poster, share the information with them in a 2-3 minute presentation, and answer questions)
  • Either oral or poster (indicating the author is happy to present their research/program in either of the two preceding formats)
  • Symposium/Panel submissions -NEW! (a group of 3-5 presentations organized around a central theme, the presentation of which will take 90 minutes; the symposium organizer will first submit a general overview abstract, then the individual presenters will submit detailed abstracts along with identifying information for the symposium of which their abstract is part)
    • Symposium/Panel Overview: requests the Symposium/Panel title, a brief description (2-3 sentences) of the overall symposium/panel, and details on how many abstracts will be submitted as part of the symposium along with those abstracts’ approximate titles/topics and tentative authors. After submitting, the organizer should send the abstract ID number for the Overview to all participating authors so that they can submit their Participating Abstracts. If the organizer is also a symposium/panel presenter, they will need to submit their Participating Abstract in addition to the Overview.
    • Symposium/Panel Participating Abstract: requests the abstract ID number for the Symposium/Panel Overview submission along with the symposium/panel title and organizer name, in addition to all of the other standard abstract questions that an author must complete for an oral or poster abstract.

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