When can I submit an abstract?
General abstract submission opens August 10, 2020 and closes September 17, 2020.
Late-breaking abstracts (research and industry-supported abstracts only) open on December 7, 2020 and close on January 7, 2021.
What are the abstract categories?
Abstracts may be submitted in the following categories:
- Clinical practice
- Advanced practice
- Quality improvement
- Industry-supported abstracts
Authors should submit their work within the category that they feel it best fits. Once an abstract has been submitted into a category, neither the author nor ONS are permitted to change the category.
Where do I find the abstract submission guidelines and submit my abstract?
Detailed abstract information and submission links can be found here.
The first author listed on the abstract submission will be the person who receives all communication from ONS regarding the abstracts. Therefore, that first/primary author will also be listed as the first/primary author in the online publication of the abstract in the Oncology Nursing Forum Journal. The primary author is also the only author permitted to present the abstract if accepted as an oral presentation.
Will trials in progress be accepted?
When deciding if you are going to submit your work it is important to review the scoring criteria and make sure that you can answer all of the criteria. After that, if you have enough information to submit and answer all scoring criteria, you can submit a trial in progress.
Are encore presentations (abstracts) accepted?
No, ONS does not accept abstracts that have been already presented at another national meeting.
When will I receive my abstract notification?
Abstract notifications for the general call will be sent in mid-November, 2020. Similarly, notifications for late-breaking abstracts will be sent in mid-February, 2021. You may need to check your junk or spam mail box, as the email comes from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I make changes to my abstract after it has been accepted?
Once you have submitted your abstract and it has been accepted, you are not able to make any changes to the abstract, the focus of the abstract, or authorship.
Does ONS accept late-breaking research abstracts?
ONS will accept late-breaking research abstract submissions for Congress 2020. Submissions open on December 7, 2020 and close on January 7, 2021.
When will I receive my late-breaking abstract notification?
Notifications for late-breaking abstracts will be sent in mid-February 2021.
How may I withdraw my abstract?
Please email email@example.com for any withdrawal requests.