2013 International Cancer Education Conference


Abstract Notifications

Abstract notifications were sent out on 28 June 2013 to everyone who submitted any type of abstract. Notifications were sent to the individuals who logged in and submitted the abstract; if your assistant or co-author made the actual submission, please check with that person to see if he or she received the notification. If none of the possible submitters received the notification for your abstract, please let us know at contactaace@aaceonline.com as soon as possible so that we can resend your notification email. Include the abstract reference number in your message if at all possible.



The theme for the 2013 conference is Creative Approaches to Cancer Education: Novel Ideas and Best Practices from the Global Community. Cancer education professionals in all disciplines are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation. The abstracts will be reviewed and selected for presentation based on importance and timeliness of topic, scientific rigor, meaningful findings, applicability to conference theme, and clarity of writing.

Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in a supplement to the Journal of Cancer Education. All submitted abstracts will undergo peer review. In addition, the conference offers awards for the best paper and best poster presented at the conference.

Abstract Guidelines

Presentation types: Abstracts will be accepted for oral presentation, research poster, and creative solution poster. Video projects are welcome to be submitted as oral presentation abstracts.

Word limit: Abstracts will be limited to 50 words for the title and 100 words for each section of the abstract (550 words total).

Abstract Sections/Headings:

  • Title
  • Background
  • Purpose/Objectives
  • Methods/Approach
  • Results
  • Conclusions


Upon submission of your abstract, you will be asked to select a subject category describing your abstract. The purpose of this selection is to aid in the review and session placement process. Abstracts can be categorized using ONE of the following areas:

  • Cancer Information Service
  • Children and Youth
  • Clinical Trials
  • Community Outreach
  • Community Partnerships
  • Disparities
  • Graduate and Postgraduate Education
  • Health Communication
  • Health Literacy
  • Healthcare Professional Education
  • International Cancer Education
  • Multimedia/Technology
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Psychosocial Education
  • Special Populations
  • Survivorship
  • Other