Abstract Submission

Please note that abstract submission is now closed. ILCA sincerely thank everyone around the world who have submitted an abstract for ILCA 2018.

Review and Notification

Upon submission, abstract submitters will receive confirmation of submission by e-mail. If you do not receive such email, this would mean that the abstract was not correctly submitted.
The abstract review committee will review the abstracts according to the relevance to ILCA, objectivity of statements, suitability of methods to aim, conclusions confirmed by objective results, scientific value, originality of work and overall impression. A notification of the outcome of the abstract submission will be sent by email to the submitting author in early June 2018. If the presenting author is unable to present the abstract, one of the co-authors can present in his/her place. An email from the presenting author indicating the change is requested and must be received by the ILCA Office by 1 July 2018. The presenting author or at least one of the abstract co-authors should plan to register and attend the conference.

Call for Late Breaking Abstracts for ILCA 2018

ILCA is pleased to announce a limited call for Late Breaking Abstracts for the 12th ILCA Annual Conference.

Late breaking abstracts are abstracts which describe important current research advances and which have not been submitted previously. Accepted late breaking abstracts will be presented in poster format only, unless exception.

All abstracts must be submitted by email at info@ilca-online.org before 25 June 2018 (23:59 CET).

Abstracts should address aspects of liver cancer focusing on all aspects of this disease with a clear emphasis on maximizing focus, exchange and results.

All entries should fall under one of the below categories:

  1. Molecular pathogenesis, molecular pathology, cell biology and translational research
  2. Epidemiology, staging and prognosis
  3. Diagnosis, imaging and biomarkers
  4. Clinical trials, treatment research & miscellaneous (including trials in progress)


Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting your late breaking abstract.

e-Posters and Paper posters

E-Posters have replaced the printed posters at the conference. Authors will have the opportunity to submit an electronic version of their poster, or prepare a number of slides, which will be displayed on touch screens in the poster area. A specific e-Poster Viewing Tour will be held on Saturday, 15 September and will be partly focusing on 30 top-scored abstracts within each session, which will be shown as e-Poster as well as on a static panel as paper board poster. This tour will be opened by one of the ILCA prominent scientists. e-Poster/Paper poster presenters will receive an email with instructions on where and how to submit their e-Poster/Paper poster presentation following acceptance of their abstract.

Oral Communications

A number of abstracts will be selected to be presented as an oral communication in a general session. This presentation consists of a 10-minute presentation plus 5 minutes Q&A for each presenter.

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