OMPRN - Pathology Matters Meeting 2019 - Call for Abstracts
Abstract submission information: Deadline is 5 p.m., September 9, 2019
Please ensure that your abstract adheres to the following requirments:
Eligibility: Abstracts should be submitted by a pathology resident or CCMG trainee at an Ontario university. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows engaged in cancer pathology research under a pathologists’ supervision at an Ontario university are welcomed and encouraged to submit an abstract. All presenting authors must register for the Pathology Matters Meeting. We ask that authors submit only one abstract in which they are the presenting author.
Please download the abstract template by clicking here. Complete and upload your abstract according to the instructions below.
Formatting: The title should be written in sentence case (i.e. capitalize first letter of the sentence, proper nouns, acronyms, but nothing else).
Body of abstract should include:
· Sufficient information demonstrating relevance to cancer pathology
· Sufficient description of methodology or case
· Sufficient objective evidence/observations in the results section to support conclusions
· Statement of conclusions
Additional abstract considerations: Writing must be clear, concise, and grammatically correct. The abstract should be single-spaced and cannot exceed 250 words. A maximum of 2 tables and/or figures may be embedded into the Word file; please deduct 50 words from the maximum word count for each included table or figure. Figures should be no larger than 3.5 inches wide by 4.0 inches high, legible at these dimensions, and cropped to eliminate extra white space. Tables must fit and be legible within a 3.5-inch column. All abbreviations should be defined when first used. If used, references should be given in parentheses without authors or title by provided Index-Medicus-listed Journal abbreviations without punctuation followed by year, volume number and inclusive page numbers. (Example: CJP 2012;35:151-169). Indicate with a disclosure statement at the end of the abstract whether these data have been presented previously, noting the venue and presentation date.
Please contact the Pathology Matters Meeting Team with your questions or comments.