17th Annual National Conference
2015 Dialogue for Action™: Expanding Access Through Innovation
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel | Baltimore, MD
April 22-24, 2015 

Call for Poster Abstracts
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Notification Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Poster Session: April 22-24, 2015

Are you working to expand access to cancer screening in your community by–

….Reducing structural barriers to colorectal, cervical and breast cancer screening?
….Creating worksite wellness policies supportive of employees receiving appropriate screenings?
….Presenting a state’s or tribe’s comprehensive cancer plan for the implementation of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change supportive of cancer screening?
…Bundling preventive screening tests (e.g., colorectal, cervical and breast)?
…Educating patients about cancer screening via mobile technologies or social media?

Then you should submit a poster abstract!

The Dialogue poster session is a great opportunity to share information and highlight successes in early detection. The 2015 poster session theme is “Expanding Access to Cancer Screening in the Community through Programs, Practice and Policies.” The top-ranking abstract will receive special recognition at the Dialogue and will be featured in an online audio podcast released after the conference. Listen to the 2014 Dialogue podcasts.

 Download the Poster Abstract Submission Form. Share it with your colleagues!

Guidelines for Submission

  • Individuals are limited to submitting only one abstract.
  • Abstracts are limited to no more than 450 words (excluding spaces).
  • Abstracts are to be organized into five sections: Background, Goals and Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Text should be in Times New Roman and 12-point font.
  • Abstracts should be related to the theme “Expanding Access to Cancer Screening in the Community through Programs, Practice and Policies”

Criteria for Selection
Abstracts will be reviewed and selected based on the following criteria:

  • Project demonstrates accomplishment of or potential for expanding access to cancer screenings
  • Project demonstrates contribution to or use of best practices/evidence base in public health or clinical use for expanding access to cancer screenings
  • Project is clearly written, original and of high quality
  • Bonus point for addressing health disparities

Questions? Contact Oyekemi Oyebode at Oyekemi.oyebode@preventcancer.org