WVOS Abstract Achievement Awards

WVOS-2019-Abstract-Achievement-Awards-round-seal-150x153Award for pioneering scientific contributions in cancer care delivery. First Author Prize: $500 & Presentation.

Three winners will be selected to present their abstracts at the WVOS 2020 Spring Conference on Friday, March 27, at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV.

First authors will present at the conference and receive one night of hotel accommodations, a $500 award, and a recognition plaque.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 2, 2020.

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Suggested topics include:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Survivorship
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Developmental Therapeutics
  • Clinical Trials & Intervention
  • Retrospective Chart Review
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Pilot Studies
  • Palliative Care

Abstracts must be submitted electronically as a Word or PDF document to Amanda Impellizzeri, Leadership Relations  Manager,  at aimpellizzeri@accc-cancer.org.


Abstracts should follow the guidelines below:

  • There is a 250 word limit, excluding authors and institutions.
  • Title should include significant words that reflect the abstract content but  not results.
  • Do not use proprietary  names alone. If necessary, you may include a prioprietary name in parenthesis after
  • the first mention of the generic name.
  • Abstracts will be judged by a committee, and solely on the basis of the data submitted.
  • Define abbreviations upon first appearance in the text. Be sure to identify complex chemotherapy regimens
  • accurately.
  • Verify that all co-authors support the contents of the abstract.
  • You do not need to be a WVOS member to submit an abstract or win an award.
  • Abstracts must  be accompanied by contact information for the first author (presenter): biography/CV, disclosure(s), institution, address, telephone and fax number, and email. First authors will receive a confirmation email  verifying the abstract has been received.

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