11th ICAPS Conference "Cancer Prevention:

Targeting Infection, Inflammation and the Immune System"



Abstract Overview


All individuals attending the conference will be invited to prepare an abstract outlining their current research.  Submitted abstracts will be reviewed and ranked by a ICAPS Conference Organizing Committee.  The top 30 abstracts will be selected for oral (top 4) and poster presentations (remaining 24). Oral presentations will be held in Session 10 on Day 2 of the conference, and each presentation will include a 10 minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of questions. Informal poster walks will be held on Days 1 and 2 for the presentation of abstracts selected for poster presentations.


Submission Instructions


  • Abstract Title:  The title must not exceed 150 characters in length, including all punctuation.
  • Abstract Text: The research being presented should be original and include new information and/or data. Word count should not exceed 400 words in length, and should include: Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
  • Submission:  Abstracts should be submitted by August 31st to: phbrown@mdanderson.org and misavage@mdanderson.org 
  • General Guidelines:  All abstracts and posters/presentations are to be in English. Authors may submit multiple abstracts, and co-authorship included in the abstract and/or presentation is unlimited. There is no fee for submitting an abstract. Authors should understand that any or all abstracts submitted for this conference may be posted on the ICAPS website.
  • Disclosure of financial support:  All funding related to the research included in the abstract and/or presentation should be provided for all co-authors.
  • Third party materials:  Nothing should be included in the abstract and/or presentation that is libelous or will infringe the rights of third party individuals, companies, or institutions, and permissions must be obtained for any third party materials incorporated into their presentation.


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