Great Lakes Breast Cancer Symposium Call for Abstracts

DEADLINE EXTENDED: September 3, 2021

This call for abstracts affords an exciting opportunity to highlight ongoing basic, translational, clinical and population breast cancer-focused research.

Who should submit?

  • Basic science researchers
  • Clinical researchers
  • Translational researchers
  • Trainees

What is the abstract format?

  • 1 page Microsoft Word document
  • 300 words maximum (excluding title, authors and institutions)
  • 11-point Arial font
  • Margins: 1-inch
  • Abstract title: bold and centered
  • All authors and affiliations
  • First and corresponding authors’ email addresses
  • Avoid special characters
  • Exclude references, drawings and graphs
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to modify the abstract for uniformity.

How do I submit my abstract?

Submit abstracts via email to

How are abstracts reviewed?

Submissions will be reviewed for content only by the program committee and/or selected experts. 

Do I need to submit a poster?

All abstract submitters are requested to submit a poster via email to A virtual breakout poster session at the symposium will involve real-time questions and answers similar to what would occur in an in-person session. You will need to be present for your entire poster session. Poster presenters will be judged during their session for the poster awards.

Abstract submissions will be used to identify additional speakers for the symposium. You will have the option at the time of abstract submission to indicate if you would like to be considered for a talk and panel discussion at the Symposium. Individuals selected for talks will be notified by Friday, September 17 and will be judged for oral presentation awards. Those selected for a talk do not need to present in real-time at the poster session unless they wish to do so.

View virtual poster submission guidelines

What is the submission deadline?

Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the submit button above by 5 pm ET on Friday, September 3, 2021. (*Note extended deadline)

Who should I contact if I have questions or wish to withdraw my submission?

Contact the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Events Team ( with any questions. If you choose to withdraw your abstract, send an email to no later than Friday, October 10, 2020.