Instructions To Chairmen and Speakers For Extended Abstracts
Aspen Cancer Conference: Mechanisms Of Toxicity, Carcinogenesis, Cancer Prevention And Cancer Therapy
ABSTRACT DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: May 1st by 5:00 PM
ASPEN CANCER CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS submitted by Speakers should be approximately 500 words in length (12 point pitch in Times font), typed with l inch margins double-spaced throughout, including references. References to 3-5 key papers are very important. Abstracts submitted by Chairmen should be approximately 300 words in length and follow the same directions set forth for Speakers.
(Note that $250 of the stipend provided by the ACC is in payment for the abstract and will be deducted if the abstract is not completed and submitted at the required time.)
TITLE. The title should be in bold. The first line of the title should be flush left. Under the title, indenting 2 spaces, type full names of all authors in caps. Following the authors, type addresses including the zip code.
The following is an example:
Cell Injury, Ion Deregulation, and Carcinogenesis
BENJAMIN F. TRUMP AND IRENE K. BEREZESKY. Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, Baltimore, MD 21201
Begin the text of the abstract.
REFERENCES should be listed alphabetically and numbered sequentially. Include the names and initials of all the authors, year of publication in parentheses, full title of the paper, references source abbreviated (as listed in Index Medicus), volume and first and last page.
All citations should be complete, and are the sole responsibility of the author. Papers submitted, or in preparation are not to be cited, but can be listed in the text as “personal communication.”
The following are examples of references listings:
Smith AT Jr (1952). Article title: Subtitle–Cap after colon or em dash (–). Abbrev. & Ital. Jour.
Name (but spell out if only one word) 25: 182-188.
Smith BT and Jones TC (eds) (1958). Book Title:–Cap After Colon or Em Dash. Publisher, Place.
Smith CT, Taylor QR, and Jones TC (1972). Article title. In: Book Title, vol. l, J Jones and MN Lee (eds). Publisher, Place, pp. 615-654.
Smith DT (1983). Dissertation title. University of Toronto, M.Sc. Thesis.
Smith ET (1986). Article title. Abbrev. Jour. Name 58 (in press).
Smith FG (1985). Article title. Abbrev. Jour. Name 16:818 (Abstract).
EndNotes Software may be used.
ABBREVIATIONS, CHEMICAL DESIGNATIONS. The metric system is the standard for all measurement and variable notations. Abbreviations should be defined between parentheses when first indicated in the text. Italics text should be underlined and Chemical Abstracts or associated indexes should be used for conventional chemical designation. Authors may use, without definition, the following abbreviations:
micrometer (not micron)
nanometer (not millimicron)
Abstracts should be in PDF format preferably.
Mechanisms of Toxicity, Carcinogenesis, Cancer Prevention and Cancer Therapy