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Abstracts

Abstracts are no longer being accepted for this conference. The abstract submission deadline was Tuesday, June 7, 2022. All abstracts submitted by the Tuesday, June 7, deadline will be considered for poster presentation. Additionally, oral presentations of highly rated abstracts will be integrated within thematic sessions.

Abstract categories

ANALYTICAL METHODS

  • Administrative and Large-Scale Database Methods
  • Bioinformatics
  • Multilevel Analysis
  • Neighborhood Analysis
  • Statistical and Epidemiological Models
  • Other

BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Substance Abuse
  • Bioethics
  • Cancer Communications
  • Community-based Interventions
  • Community-based Participatory Research
  • Decision Making
  • Diffusion and Dissemination Research
  • Genetic Testing and Counseling
  • Health Education
  • Psychoneuroimmunology and Related Factors
  • Recruitment/Retention/Adherence Research
  • Socioeconomic Influences
  • Stress
  • Violence and Crime
  • Other

BIOMARKERS

  • Biomarkers in Cancer Surveillance and Screening
  • Biomarkers in Imaging
  • Biomarkers in Intervention Studies
  • Biomarkers of Premalignant Lesions
  • Biomarkers of Risk and Surrogate Endpoints
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Novel Technologies
  • Other

CANCER TREATMENT AND OUTCOMES

  • Drug Design, Discovery, and Delivery
  • Late Effects/Survivorship
  • Mechanisms of Drug Action
  • Palliative Care and Pain Management
  • Pharmacology, Pharmacogenetics, and Pharmacogenomics
  • Proteomics, Chemogenomics, and Chemoinformatics
  • Quality of Life
  • Second Cancers
  • Other

CARCINOGENESIS

  • Animal Models of Carcinogenesis
  • Carcinogen Activation and Carcinogen-detoxifying Enzymes
  • DNA Damage and Repair Mechanisms
  • Environmental and Radiation Carcinogenesis
  • Mutagenesis, Oxidative Stress, and Carcinogenesis
  • Predictive Assays for Carcinogenicity
  • Stress Response and Allostatic Load
  • Tumor Promotion and Progression
  • Other

CELL, MOLECULAR, AND TUMOR BIOLOGY

  • Angiogenesis and Invasion
  • Cancer Genetics/Gene Expression
  • Cell Growth Signaling Pathways
  • DNA Methylation/Epigenetics, and Chromatin Regulation
  • Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes
  • Viral Oncogenesis and Mechanisms
  • Other

EPIDEMIOLOGY, LIFESTYLE, AND GENETICS

  • Behavioral Epidemiology
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Exercise and Prevention
  • Familial and Genetic Epidemiology
  • General Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Molecular Epidemiology
  • Neighborhood Factors
  • Obesity, Metabolism, and Cancer
  • Physical Activity and Energy Balance
  • Race, Admixture, and Ethnicity
  • Stress
  • Tobacco and Cancer
  • Other Risk Factors
  • Other

HEALTH ECONOMICS, OUTCOMES, AND POLICY RESEARCH

  • Healthcare Systems
  • Health Economics, Policy, and Outcomes
  • Treatment Factors and Outcomes
  • Other

ORGAN SITE RESEARCH

  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gynecological Cancers
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancers
  • Other Organ Sites

PREVENTION RESEARCH

  • Prevention Research
  • Clinical Prevention Trials
  • Preclinical Prevention Studies
  • Prevention Behaviors
  • Screening and Early Detection
  • Vaccines and Immunoprevention
  • Other

NOTIFICATION OF ABSTRACT STATUS 

All individuals listed as ABSTRACT PRESENTERS will be notified of acceptance or rejection by email approximately five 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 [email protected]

PRESENTATION AND PUBLICATION 

Abstracts selected for presentation during the meeting (poster or oral) will be posted on the virtual meeting platform 30 minutes before the start of the conference on Friday, September 16. 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. Abstract titles and authors (no data) will be posted on the AACR website before the meeting begins.  

Poster presenters will be encouraged to participate in-person at the meeting but will not be required to do so if unable to travel to Philadelphia.  Poster presenters participating in-person will be required to present both a physical poster and a short video for the virtual meeting platform.  Poster presenters unable to travel to Philadelphia will be required to submit the short video for the virtual meeting platform. The short videos and associated abstracts will be released at the start of the in-person meeting on the virtual platform.  

For programs that include proffered talks selected from the abstract submissions, instructions will be sent to the ABSTRACT PRESENTERS with the date, time, and format for those presentations. All short talk presenters from the U.S. will be required to participate in-person. Those from outside the U.S. who are selected to present short talks will be encouraged to participate in-person, but may present remotely if unable to travel to Philadelphia. 

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. For additional information, please visit the registration and accommodations and travel webpages. 

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 emailed to [email protected] and must be received at least 30 days prior to the start of the conference.