Special consideration will be given to research pertaining to this year’s conference theme, “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.” as well as topics relevant to forums/special interest groups with whom the Cancer Forum has a history of hosting joint/collaborative sessions (e.g. Alcohol and Tobacco Use, Epidemiology, Global/International Health, Mens Health Caucus, Womens Caucus). Other potential topics that are relevant to the conference theme and/or the broader mission of the Cancer Forum include:
Developing and promoting Cancer Survivorship resources for patients and caregivers (e.g. evaluation of social and instrumental support in long-term outcomes, interventions designed to improve quality of life for survivors and caregivers.
Abstracts are limited to 250 words or less.
Referral to web pages or URLs may not be used for abstracts.
An author may not submit the same abstract to more than one Section, SPIG, Caucus or Forum.
Preferences for oral versus poster presentation will be considered, but the program committee will consider all abstracts for both oral and poster categories. Oral presentations at contributed sessions are generally 13-15 minutes in length. An additional 3-5 minutes will be available for discussion and questions from the audience. Presenters at poster sessions should display their work and be available to answer questions throughout the scheduled 60 minute poster session.
If you are interested in submitting a panel/symposium for consideration as part of the 2019 APHA Cancer Forum program, please contact the Program Planners (contact info below) for additional instructions. For any and all inquiries about your abstract, always refer to the abstract number assigned to you by the online system.
Continuing Education Credit
APHA values the ability to provide continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, health educators, veterinarians, and those certified in public health at its annual meeting. Please complete all required information when submitting an abstract so members can claim credit for attending your session. These credits are necessary for members to keep their licenses and credentials.
For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each presenter must provide:
Contact Mighty Fine at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions concerning continuing education credit. Please contact the program planners (listed below) for all other questions.
Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH
Department of Health Services Administration and Policy
Temple University College of Public Health
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Ritter Annex #533
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Adriana Babiak-Vazquez, PhD, MPH, CM
KBRwyle at NASA Johnson Space Center
2400 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
Jennifer Ersek, PhD
Solid Tumor Oncology
Levine Cancer Institute
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Atrium Health- Carolinas HealthCare System
10620 Park Road, Suite 112, Office 119
Charlotte, NC 28210