2nd International Cancer Control Congress

Call for Abstracts

On behalf of the 2nd International Cancer Control Congress, the Scientific Program Committee is inviting the submission of contributed scientific Abstracts on the following subject areas:

  • “Similarities and distinctions” between controlling chronic diseases and cancer
  • “Cancer Prevention Strategies” - progress to date and implementation challenges
  • “Novel approaches and technologies”-matching renewed efforts to cultural & financial realities
  • “Cancer control and outcomes” – use of evidence in private and/or public health systems
  • “Value proposition” - investing in population-based cancer control
  • “Mobilization of a global community of practice” – building and synergizing ongoing activities

The research work submitted should be original, innovative and should not have been presented elsewhere. Presentations will be either in oral form or as poster presentations. The length of the oral presentations is expected to be 15 minutes in duration. The Abstract Review Committee, which will evaluate all submitted Abstracts, reserves the right to accept or reject any paper and make a final decision on the form of presentation. In addition, the Abstract Review Committee reserves the right to relocate submitted Abstracts to a different stream and/or session if deemed appropriate.

The deadline for Abstract submission is Monday, July 2nd, 2007.

Abstract submissions should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words in length
  • Tables may be included – each counts as 75 words
  • Graphics/photos are permitted – each counts as 75 words
  • Abstracts will be accepted in English only

Abstracts should be submitted in electronic form through this website. Please prepare your Abstract in a word processing application or a text editor. Do not use presentation software such as Power Point. A detailed instruction set is available in PDF format. Authors using tables, graphics or Greek/Math symbols are encouraged to read the detailed instructions before submitting their Abstract.  Click here to download the detailed instructions.

To submit your Abstract, click here: Submit Abstract <href: http://www.scolars.com/iccc07/

Authors of submitted Abstracts will be informed of the Abstract Review Committee’s decision by July 31st, 2007. Acceptance notices will be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author. Subsequent communications, including details on the format and timing of oral and poster presentations will be sent to the designated presenting author(s).

Presenting Authors of Accepted Abstracts are required to register for the Congress. Please take advantage of the early registration fee by submitting your registration to the Congress Secretariat by Friday, August 31st, 2007.

CONGRESS SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

 Chair:
Dr Simon Sutcliffe
Chair, International Steering Committee
Vice Chair, Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control President, BC Cancer Agency

Members:
Dr. Robert Burton
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Australia

Dr. Eduardo Leon Cazap
President, Sociedad Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Oncología Médica (SLACOM), Argentina

Dr. Catherine Le Gales Camus
Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Dr. Gulnar Azevedo Silva
Coordenadora de Prevenção e Vigilância, Instituto Nacional de Câncer – INCA, Brazil

Dr. Ian Magrath
President and Director, Medical & Scientific International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research, Belgium

Dr. Rolando Herrero
Costa Rica 

Dr. Andrea Micheli
Project Leader, EUROCHIP, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Italy

Dr. Deborah Malta
Ministério da Saúde, Brazil

Professor Franco Cavalli
President, UICC, Switzerland

Dr. Silvia Brandalise
Presidente, Fundação Boldrini, Brazil

Dr. Sergio Koifman
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (ENSP/FIOCRUZ), Brazil

Dr. Luis Antonio Santini
Director General, Instituto Nacional de Câncer – INCA, Brazil

Dr. Mark Elwood
Head, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Canada

 

REGIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Members:

Dr. Ana Menezes, UFPEL - Universidade de Pelotas, Brazil

Dr. Gulnar Azevedo e Silva Mendonça, Head of Prevention and Control Cancer, National Institute of Câncer, Brazil

Dr. José Antonio Marques, Scentific Director of Fundação ONCOCENTRO de São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Luiz Claudio Thuler, Scientific Editor of Revista Brasileira de Cancerologia, Brazil

Dr. Maria Paula Curado, Researcher of the Concord Study Protocol, Concord, Grã-Bretanha, Brazil

Dr. Marisa Meyer Breitenbach, Research Coordenator, INCA, Brazil

Dr. Marcelo Gurgel, UEC – Hospital Cancer – Fortaleza, Brazil

Dr. Sergio Koifman, Titular Researcher of Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Brazil

Dr. Mario Virgolini, Coordenator of Tobacco Control National Program: Ministry of Health, Argentina

Dr. Marion Piñeros, Coordenator Plubic Health Group, Nacional Institute Cancer, Colombia

Dr. Rolando Herrero, Proyecto Epidemiológico Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Dr. Micheline Marie Milward de Azevedo, National Professional Non-Communicable Diseases, (PAHO), USA

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