• Abstract Themes (Research and Clinical)

    Abstracts will be accepted for the following themes:

  • A.   Equity, diversity, inclusion and advocacy in cancer care and/or research.
  • B.    Cancer care across the life span (children, adolescent & young adults, adults, and older adults)
  • C.    Complementary and integrative cancer care
  • D.   Community-based and volunteer cancer care services
  • E.    Sociodemographic, culture, and sex/gender issues in cancer
  • F.    Digital health and cancer care
  • G.   Exercise/pre-habilitation and rehabilitation in cancer
  • H.   Implementation science, knowledge translation and synthesis
  • I.      Survivorship
  • J.     Palliative and end-of-life care
  • K.   Primary, secondary and tertiary cancer prevention
  • L.    Innovation in psychosocial oncology interventions
  • M.  Oncology clinicians: Workplace issues, multidisciplinary collaboration and resilience
  • N.   Cancer treatment-related symptom and toxicity management
  • O.   Pandemics and cancer care issues
  • P.    Other Value-based and person-centered cancer care

Abstract Selection Process

Abstracts will be judged on the following criteria:

       Significance and relevance


       Approach and findings


       Rigor and clarity

The CAPO 2021 Scientific Committee will select abstract for oral, poster and symposium presentations by April 1, 2021. The submitting author will receive an email with the decision. If a primary author cannot attend the conference, that author should assign a replacement. The scientific committee reserves the right to reallocate abstracts as necessary. All presenting authors must register for the conference.

For abstract-related inquiries, please contact [email protected]


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