27th PORTO CANCER MEETING
Stemness & Metastasis: Advances in Research and Clinical Translation
20-21 May 2021

Abstract submission

The call for abstracts will be open until April 16 (notification of acceptance until April 23). In addition to the poster display, the Scientific Committee will select the best abstracts for 6 oral communications (15 minutes each), to be included in the main programme.
Participants with posters will have the opportunity to submit a PDF of the poster, which will be displayed in a specific section of the conference website.

AWARD FOR THE BEST ORAL COMMUNICATION (SELECTED FROM THE ABSTRACTS)
The 6 selected oral communications will be evaluated and the best talk will be awarded with 500€. For more details, please read the regulation in attach.

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES
1) TITLE (max. 120 characters without spaces):
NO CAPITAL LETTERS, unless where absolutely necessary (e.g. acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations, e.g.  DNA, WHO, AIDS), NO period at the end, NO bold letters or words.

2) AUTHOR BLOCK:
CAPITAL letters shall be used ONLY for the first letters of given and family names. The remaining word is written in lower case letters. Also in the affiliations, use CAPITAL letters ONLY at the beginning of the word, the remaining word in lowercases. Uppercases only where necessary. (e.g. INSERM, MIT, WHO). Include only Institution, City and Country. A maximum of 3 institutions per author is allowed

3) ABSTRACT BODY (max. 1750 characters without spaces):
Do not include title or authors. Do not use the word “Abstract” at the beginning. Use LINE BREAKS only at the end of a paragraph. The structure of a scientific abstract should be: – Introduction – Materials and Methods – Results – Conclusions.
Please do format words in italics only when required by nomenclature (e.g. Helicobacter pylori). CAPITALS are only used if necessary (e.g. DNA). Tables, Graphics and Pictures are not allowed. If applicable, information on grants and fellowships must be included at the end of the abstract text (and will be included in the word count).
Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. No proofreading will be done.
Authors should follow the abstract layout template provided:

Deadline for abstract submission: April 16 2021
Notification of abstract acceptance and selection for oral communication: April 23 2021
Deadline for submission of the poster in PDF: May 7 2021

Deadline for submission of the oral communication file: May 7 2021