Abstract Categories

Abstracts will be accepted in the following categories:

Clinical Abstract Categories

  • Breast
  • CNS/Base of Skull/Eye
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Genitourinary
  • Head & Neck
  • Lung
  • Pediatric
  • Sarcoma/Lymphoma
  • Unexpected Outcomes

Physics Abstract Categories

  • Absolute and Relative Dosimetry
  • Accepting and Commissioning New Facilities
  • Adaptive Therapy
  • Beam Delivery and Nozzle Design
  • Dose Calculation and Optimization
  • Image Guidance and IGPT
  • Quality Assurance
  • Monitoring and Modeling Motion
  • Range Uncertainty
  • Treatment Planning
  • 4D Treatment and Delivery

Radiation Biology Abstract Categories

  • Biological Treatment Planning
  • Biological Optimization
  • Biomarker
  • Models
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Relative Biological Effectiveness

Submission and Notification Process

Submission Process

To complete the "Call for Abstract" submission form, click here.

  • Please complete “Call for Abstract” Submission form which is an editable PDF and “save as” on your computer
  • Send an email to AbstractsPTCOGNA@nm.org attaching the completed “Call for Abstract” PDF and any applicable figure file.
  • Deadline to submit your abstract has been extended to June 29

Notification Process

Presenting authors will be notified by August 8, 2017, whether or not their abstract has been accepted.

If you have any questions about the abstract process, please contact us at AbstractsPTCOGNA@nm.org.

Presenter Guidelines/CME Disclosure Form

For those who have been selected to present an oral abstract or poster abstract, below are links to the following documents:


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