Abstract submission

On behalf of the International Scientific Committee it is our pleasure to invite you to submit an abstract for IGCC 2025. The submission tool is now open!
Below you find the important dates and guidelines. For any questions regarding your abstract submission, please contact the congress secretariat: IGCC2025@congresscare.com

Terms and conditions

Please note the terms and conditions before submitting an abstract:

● Abstracts need to be submitted via the online submission portal by the deadline of Sunday, October 27, 2024 (23:59 CET). Abstracts submitted by post, fax, or email will not be considered.
● The submitting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
● The submitting author will act as the main point of contact for the abstract with organizers.
● Submission of an abstract automatically implies acknowledgment by the submitting author that the work described was conducted in accordance with current ethical standards and regulations in medical research.

● Abstracts should be submitted and presented in English.
● Changes to an abstract will not be permitted after the submission deadline.
● Abstracts will be reviewed by the International Scientific Committee. Abstracts that include ethical concerns do not meet scientific standards or include work not sufficiently relevant for IGCC can be rejected. Notification regarding abstract acceptance and scheduling will be emailed to the submitting author.
● All abstracts accepted for presentation will be published via the Conference website www.igcc2025.org
● Please note that the presenting author is not automatically registered by submitting an abstract.
● Non-registered authors will not be permitted to present their work at the conference. Only accepted abstracts with a presenting author registered with will be included for publication. When notified of acceptance, the Presenting Author is required to accept the offer by registering for the conference and paying in full by January 31, 2025.

Presentation type

An abstract can be submitted for presentation at the conference as:

1. Oral Presentation
Oral presentations will be last approximately 7-8 minutes, with 2-3 minutes allocated for questions. This makes it a total of 10 minutes. The presenting Author will be officially informed of the duration of the presentation at the acceptance notification stage.
2. Poster presentation
Accepted posters will be asked to produce a poster for display at the conference. Presenters are asked to take note of the following guidelines when producing their poster. We kindly ask that you be at your poster to answer questions during the poster viewing times indicated in your acceptance letter and the conference program.
Poster guidelines:
• Maximum poster size is A0 (0.84 x 1.19m)
• Portrait orientation
• Ensure all text is in large font
• Use graphs, charts, and/or tables

Context and format

The online abstract submission is a simple step-by-step process and will ask you to input the following details:

● Abstract title word limit is 15 words
● Select the type of preference you prefer
● Choose a topic of the topic list
● Add the authors details; name, affiliation, function, city, state, country
● The abstract should be no more than 250 words in length and should be divided into the following paragraphs: State of the art, Methodology, Results, Conclusion.
● No tables or images are allowed to submit during the submission process
● If references are essential, they should be within the text using the format: (Murphy et al. BJU Int 2005; 95 27-30).

Topics

We would like to invite you to submit an abstract that contributes to the conference topics defined.
● Multidisciplinary
● Surgery
● Medical oncology
● Radiation oncology
● Gastro-enterology / Endoscopy
● Pathology / Translational
● Radiology / Nuclear medicine
● Epidemiology
● Artificial Intelligence
● Quality of life/Genetic
● Other

How to edit a submitted abstract?

You can save your submission as a draft and return to edit the submission at a later point. It is important to note that a submitted abstract cannot be edited via the portal after submission. In case of any modification, please inform the congress secretariat via igcc2025@congresscare.com. After the submission deadline of Sunday, October 27, it is not possible to edit anymore. Ensure that your abstract is not left in draft as it will not be reviewed.

Review

All abstracts will go through a peer-review carried out by the International Scientific Committee. The scientific committee will review all submitted abstracts on:

1) Fit to the conference theme
2) Methods
3) Originality
4) Results/Conclusion.

At the review stage, the Organizing Committee may change the presentation type submitted by the author and/or topic to ensure the continuity of the conference program. The presenting Author will be informed of any change to their submitted presentation type at the acceptance notification stage. The decision of the Organizing committee is final.