Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission systemby the deadline of May 15, 2024. Abstracts received via e-mail or after the deadline will not be accepted and therefore will not be considered for the program or publication.
Abstracts can be submitted for the following categories and scientific topics:
Clinics (12 Topics)
Base of skull
Head and neck
Physics (8 Topics)
Beam delivery and nozzle design
Commissioning new facilities
Absolute and relative dosimetry
Quality assurance & verification
Dose calculation and optimisation
Image guidance and adaptive therapy
4D treatments and motion modelling
Biology (6 Topics)
Biological differences between carbon, proton and photons
Drug and immunotherapy combinations
Enhanced biology in treatment planning
Mathematical modelling and simulation
Translational and biomarkers
Multidisciplinary / Other (5 Topics)
Facility administration, operations and set up
A preferred presentation method must be selected during the submission from the following options:
All abstracts will be reviewed by the PTCOG-NA Scientific Program Committee that will consider its formal aspects and the content. They will decide which abstracts will be accepted and may reconsider the final presentation type.
PTCOG-NA will accept abstracts presented during other events.
Accepted abstracts will be made available electronically to all meeting attendees. Rejected abstracts will not be displayed or published. Please have your abstract checked for correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and formal structure. PTCOG-NA reserves the right to edit abstracts if necessary prior to publication within the PTCOG-NA Annual Meeting or IPTJ Journal.
All presenting authors will receive an acceptance/rejection notification via e-mail by July 15, 2024.
All presenting authors are obliged to register by August 12, 2024.
All abstracts must be written in English.
When submitting your abstract, consider and choose appropriate category, scientific topic and presentation method.
Up to 20 authors can be submitted for one abstract (including the presenting author).
The maximum abstract title length is 20 words and must be submitted using the Sentence case (e.g. This is the title of my abstract).
The maximum abstract text length is 250 words.
Up to 2 pictures/charts/tables can be included within the abstract text.
Pictures must be saved in .jpg
Charts can only be inserted as a picture (saved as .jpg)
Tables can only be inserted as a picture (saved as .jpg)
The number of submitted abstracts per one submitter/presenting author is not limited.