The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved


Abstracts are no longer being accepted for this conference. The extended abstract submission deadline was Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. All submitted abstracts submitted by the Monday, Aug. 4 deadline will be considered for poster presentation. Additionally, oral presentations of highly rated abstracts will be featured in two Hot Topic sessions.

Schedule of Poster Presentations
All accepted abstracts will be presented as posters during one of the following sessions: Monday, Nov. 10, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. or Tuesday Nov. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Links to abstract titles and poster presenters assigned to each session are listed below.

Review and Notification
Only those abstracts that have been reviewed and selected by the conference co-chairpersons may be presented. All individuals listed as ABSTRACT PRESENTERS will be notified of acceptance or rejection by email approximately four weeks after the abstract submission deadline. Notices and instructions will be sent to the email address provided at the time of abstract submission. If an abstract is not selected for presentation, the presenter may request a full refund of the registration fee by contacting the AACR Meetings Department at

Registration and Accommodations
Individuals planning on presenting an abstract at this conference are encouraged to register and make a room reservation at the conference hotel as early as possible. If an abstract is not accepted for presentation at the conference, the presenter may request a full refund of the registration fee and may cancel his/her room reservation at no charge up to three days before the scheduled arrival date. For additional information, please visit the registration and accommodations and travel webpages.

Presentation and Publication
Abstracts selected for presentation during the conference will be printed in the Conference Proceedings from submitted material. Every effort will be made to reproduce the content of the abstracts as submitted, except in certain circumstances where changes may be made to comply with AACR style. For those abstracts that have been accepted for poster presentation, poster boards will be 4 feet high and 8 feet across (1.22m x 2.44m) and AACR will provide poster numbers and pushpins. See a sample poster layout. For programs that include short talks selected from the abstract submissions, instructions will be sent to the ABSTRACT PRESENTERS with the date, time, and format for those presentations.

Oral Presentations of Highly Rated Abstracts
Selected authors of highly rated abstracts will be invited to present short oral presentations of their work. All abstracts will be considered.

Request for Withdrawal
Once an abstract has been submitted, it may be withdrawn only by written request from the ABSTRACT PRESENTER. The request may be sent by fax to 215-599-0111 or email to and must be received at least 30 days prior to the start of the conference.