Abstract submission

Deadline for submission: 11 May 2015
Online submission will open in February 2015

Participants are invited to submit abstracts on subjects related to advanced breast cancer, including basic, translational, clinical research, nursing and advocacy.
Abstracts will be assessed for presentation at the Conference, either oral or poster, or for publication in the ABC3 Abstract Book, supplement of The Breast.
Best abstracts will be selected for oral presentation within the programme with a 10-minute slide presentation followed by a 5-minute discussion slot.
Best Abstracts oral presentations will be scheduled on Thursday, 5 November and poster presentations  on Friday, 6 November.


Please note that all abstracts should relate to advanced breast cancer:

 Patient Advocacy

 Basic and translational research
 Clinical issues: Medical oncology

 Clinical issues: Radiation oncology
 Clinical issues: Surgical oncology
 Clinical issues: Supportive and palliative care
 Clinical issues: Other topics
 The number of words is limited: 50 words for the title (lower case letters) and 450 words (max 2800 characters) for the body of the abstract.
 Names of research groups should appear in the title, not in the authors’ list.
 Tables and images are not accepted.
 List the authors’ affiliations. The same affiliation should be entered only once.
 The first author will be the corresponding author and the presenter at the Conference.
 The full address with e-mail address, phone and fax numbers of the first author ( = corresponding author and presenter) must be provided. The first author will receive an acknowledgement of receipt and all subsequent communication by e-mail.
 For abstracts accepted for presentation (oral or poster), the first author will be the presenting author and will be requested to register and participate in the Conference.
 It is the responsibility of the first author to ascertain whether all authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission is made.

The acknowledgement of receipt of the abstract will immediately follow the submission.
The outcome will be notified by 30 June 2015 to the first author who will be required to register to the Conference (early registration deadline: 31 July 2015).