The Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society seeks abstracts on hematology/oncology topics to share knowledge during the Annual Meeting. Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, allied healthcare providers (psychologists, physical therapists, etc.), administrators, pharmacists, and post-graduate trainee (fellows, residents) members of NNECOS are eligible to submit abstracts*. Abstracts previously submitted to ASCO, ASH, ONS, etc. are acceptable. NNECOS reserves the right to review and accept submissions. *Applicants must be NNECOS members in the Active Associate, Active Physician, Fellow/Trainee, Full-Time Student, Emeritus, or Affiliate member categories. Employees of pharmaceutical companies are not eligible.

Poster Presentation

Authors of accepted abstracts will be:

  • invited to attend one of two scheduled poster sessions
  • offered a discounted meeting registration of $35
  • eligible to apply for a travel & expense grant
  • eligible to participate in annual poster judging

Podium Presentation

Three abstracts will be selected for oral presentations on Friday, October 27th. The responsible first author will receive:

  • A $100 stipend
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • One-night complimentary lodging (two if traveling more than 300 miles round trip)
  • Complimentary meeting registration for the 2023 and 2024 annual meetings
  • Reimbursement for poster printing cost

Selected Areas/Topics may include:

  • Novel Clinical Trials/Interventions
  • Nursing Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Business/Administrative issues
  • Pilot Studies
  • Best Clinical Practices
  • Patient and Survivor Issues

Abstracts Guidelines:

  • 250 words or less (strictly enforced)
  • Affiliations clearly listed
  • Submitted electronically via NNECOS website.
  • First authors will receive e-mail verification of receipt.

 Submission Deadline: Monday, August 28, 2023.

Former NNECOS Board Member Amy Litterini, DPT,  explains key considerations in developing and creating an effective, well-planned poster for a professional conference.

Contact Information

As the First Author (presenter), you will receive all future correspondence from NNECOS. Please provide:

  • Your name
  • institution
  • address
  • telephone number
  • fax number
  • eĀ­mail address. 

Abstract Title

The title of your abstract in sentence case, capitalizing only the first letter of the first word of the title and any proper nouns or acronyms. Do not use proprietary drug names in the title; use generic drug names instead. Do not refer to study results or conclusions in the title; it should objectively describe the study. NNECOS reserves the right to edit abstract titles to conform to this policy.


Provide the name and institution of each coauthor.

Disclosure Declaration

A separate disclosure form should be filled out by the first author and by each co-authors for podium accepted abstracts.


The First Author must

  • Verify that all coauthors are aware of the contents of the abstract and support its data.
  • Agree, on behalf of all coauthors, to transfer copyright to NNECOS for publication in the annual meeting proceedings and on the NNECOS website.
  • Agree to deliver an oral presentation if selected (first authors may indicate desire to be considered for poster presentation only).
  • Agree to be present during the scheduled time of a Poster Session.
  • Adhere to the conflict of interest policy at the bottom of this page.


NNECOS must ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities through appropriate disclosure of financial interests, among other things. The following interests or relationships must be disclosed: employment or leadership position, advisory role, stock ownership, honoraria, research funding, expert testimony, and other remuneration. It is the responsibility of the First Author to obtain disclosure information from all coauthors and to provide all disclosure of such interests and relationships at the time of submission.

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948

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