NAACCR Summer Forum Call for Abstracts Reminder: Due January 13

  • 1.  NAACCR Summer Forum Call for Abstracts Reminder: Due January 13

    Posted 12-15-2020 16:54

    Summer Forum Logo-croppedCall for Abstracts

    Submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation at the NAACCR Summer Forum in June 2021.

    We welcome submissions from colleagues, health professionals, and students interested in cancer surveillance, research, and registry operations. All submitters whose abstract is accepted must be available to present on June 15-17. The day and time will be determined in the Spring of 2021.

    The 2021 FORUM will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. Sessions will explore the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives in North America. In particular, abstracts may be submitted in one of the following suggested topic areas:

    Effects of Covid-19 on Cancer Surveillance and Operations 

    Epidemiologic Studies using Cancer Surveillance Data

    • Epidemiologic Studies
    • Social determinants and cancer disparities
    • Using real world data from cancer registries to improve cancer outcomes

    New Directions and IT Solutions    

    • Technologic and scientific advances and innovations
    • New and emerging methods of data collection

    Childhood Cancers

    • Surveillance issues specific to children
    • Childhood Cancer Data Initiative, National Childhood Cancer Registry and STAR Projects
    • Pediatric Epidemiology

    Data Collection, Tools and Operations

    • Data quality control and standards
    • Innovative operations and procedures
    • Overcoming issues with data sharing

    Other Relevant Topics


    >Abstract Submission Guidelines<
    >Submit your Abstract<

    All abstracts must be submitted online through the above portal by January 13, 2021. For questions on the abstract submission process, please contact



    Monica Thornton

    Administration and Data Services Coordinator

    North American Association of Central Cancer Registries

    2050 West Iles Ave., Suite A, Springfield, IL 62704 

    Tel: 217-698-0800 Ext. 1 / Fax: 217-698-0188