16th Annual National Conference
2014 Dialogue for Action™: Right-Sizing Cancer Screening
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel | Baltimore, MD
March 20-21, 2014 
Call for Poster Abstracts
Submission Deadline: December 20, 2013
Notification Date: January 31, 2014
Poster Session: March 20-21, 2014

Are you working to reduce disparities by–
 ….Reducing structural barriers to colorectal, cervical and breast cancer screening?
…Developing collaborative community-level programs, including public-private partnerships, bridging gaps in cancer screening?
…Finding new ways to educate underserved patients about cancer screening?
…Bundling preventive screening tests (e.g., colorectal, cervical and breast)?

Then you should submit a poster abstract!

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

The Dialogue poster session is a great opportunity to share information and highlight successes in early detection and prevention.  The top-ranking abstract will be delivered as a presentation on the panel “Reducing Disparities in Cancer Screening” on the first day of the Dialogue, March 20, 2014.

Guidelines for Submission

  • Abstracts are limited to no more than 300 words (excluding spaces).
  • Abstracts are to be organized into five sections: Background, Goals and Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Abstracts must include some evidence that points to the effectiveness of the best practice.
  • Text should be in Times New Roman and 12-point font.
  • Individuals are limited to submitting only one abstract.

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

  • Relevance to the reduction of disparities in cancer screening and prevention
  • Compelling best practices or evidence bases for effective programs in cancer screening or prevention
  • Clarity, originality and quality of content

Questions? Contact Jenny Twesten at jenny.twesten@preventcancer.org.