ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES



1. Abstracts should be clearly marked for only one category from the four mentioned below
(please do not submit the same abstract in more than one category):

  • i. Breast cancer
  • ii. Head and Neck cancer
  • iii. Cancer Communications and psycho-oncology
  • iv. Palliative care

2. The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the
content of the abstract before submission and consent to the submission.

3. The presenting author must be listed as the first author. Submitted work should
include non-published data and not an opinion piece.

4. Abstracts previously published/presented will not be accepted.

5. The research submitted should have adhered to the national ethical guidelines for

6. Each abstract should have the following sections: Background, Objective,
Methods, Results, Conclusion. The maximum word limit for each abstract is 300

7. Deadline for abstract submission is 28th March 2021 at 11PM (Indian Time). The
abstracts will need to be submitted online through the online portal (google form)

8. The presenting author will be notified of the selection of abstracts for oral presentation
by 3 rd April 2021. All selected oral presentation abstracts will be automatically
entered for the respective abstract presentation prizes in each track they have been

9. On being selected for live online oral presentation of abstracts, specific guidelines
will be issued in due course. The presenters (who are selected) will need to submit
the presentation (8 ppt slides) to the organisers by 8th April 2021 at 18:00.

10. As regards the decision of the selection of the abstracts for the oral presentation
and prizes, the decision of the organisers and jury will be final.

11. Professional/student of any speciality working with cancer patients can submit
their work as an entry.


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