Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission for the 14th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig 2018) is now closed and abstract notification of acceptance/rejection have been sent on January 31, 2018. Please contact the Conference Secretariat at iMig2018-Speakers at if you have not receive an abstract notification letter.

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Opens September 15, 2017
Travel Grant Application Opens September 15, 2017
Abstract & Travel Grant Submission Deadline December 6, 2017 (23:59 PST)
Abstract & Travel Grant Notifications January 31, 2018
Early Registration Deadline February 14, 2018
Presenting Author Registration Deadline February 28, 2018
Conference Dates May 2 – 5, 2018


Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Research work should be original and innovative. Work can be presented prior to the iMig 2018 Conference, but MUST include new information
  • Abstracts will be accepted in English only
  • Abstracts should not exceed 500 words in length
  • The abstract title should not exceed 125 characters in length
  • Tables may be included and each will count as 100 words
  • A maximum of 2 images may be included, each will count as 100 words
  • There is no fee for submitting an abstract
  • There is no limit to the number of co-authors per abstract
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts you may submit
  • An international panel of reviewers will review all abstracts anonymously
  • All Abstracts accepted by the Scientific Committee will be on the Conference website prior to the Conference
  • It is mandatory to structure abstracts as follows
    • Objectives
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion

Abstract Submission Categories

  1. Basic Science
  2. Epidemiology
  3. Imaging
  4. Medical Oncology
  5. Nursing
  6. Pathology
  7. Patient Advocacy
  8. Radiation Oncology
  9. Surgery
  10. Symptom Control / Palliative Care
  11. Peritoneal Mesothelioma


For questions regarding abstract submission, please contact iMig2018-Speakers at

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