Abstract Submission Guideline
Abstract Submission Deadline, 13th May 2021, 6:00pm


Everyone is welcome to submit abstract related to cancer research.

Abstract Submission Instructions

  • All abstract submissions are free.
  • All abstracts are to be submitted via the online abstract submission form. You will receive a confirmation email that acknowledges the receipt of your abstract. You will also be assigned with an Abstract ID in the confirmation email.
  • All abstracts submitted must contain work related to Cancer Research but not restricted to the theme of “Targeting the Untargetable”
  • All abstracts are limited to 2000 characters (with spaces), excluding abstract title and authors’ affiliations.
  • Organize the abstract according to four sections, identified by the following headers:
    • Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
  • Tables are not allowed.
  • List all individual authors for each abstract.
  • Submit your authors’ affiliations in the following sample format:
    • Hui Xin Tan (1,2), 1 Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Health System, 2 Cancer Science Institute of Singapore

Abstract Submission Categories

  • Authors must select one category that best fits their abstract. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to re-categorize an abstract.
  • The submission categories are:
  1. Basic Science
  2. Clinical Science
    • Oncology
    • Haematology
    • Radiotherapy
    • Others
  3. Translational Science
  4. Nursing/ Paramedical/ Supportive Care
  5. Digital Informatics *NEW*

Responsibilities of the First Author

  • First Author MUST attend NCIS Annual Research Meeting 2021 (NCAM) to present the abstract (this includes being present during the scheduled time of a poster or oral presentation session).
  • First Author MUST register online and attend for the meeting.
  • First Author MUST submit the poster/e-poster for NCAM 2021
  • First Author must verify that all authors listed on the abstract are aware of and agree with the contents of the abstract.
  • First Author must confirm that all co-authors agree to transfer copyright of the abstract to NCIS for online publication.
  • Individuals may serve as First Author of more than one abstract. The same contact information and email address from the First Author must be used for each abstract.

Selection Process

  • All abstracts will be reviewed for scientific merit by a Scientific Committee, which will decide whether the abstract will be selected for general poster or oral presentation for NCAM 2021.
  • The outcome of each submitted abstracts will be notified to the First Author by email by mid of Jun 2021.


  • There will be a total of 23 awards given for NCAM 2021 (Oral, Poster and Junior Investigator Award).
  • The Scientific Committee will rate each poster and oral presentation. The award recipients will be announced during the Award Presentation Ceremony at NCAM 2021.

For further queries, please email enquiries_ncam@nuhs.edu.sg

NCAM 2021 Digital Meeting Main Conference

Theme: Targeting the Untargetable

30 July - 31 July 2021