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Call for Abstracts

27th Annual Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology
November 16 - 20, 2022

General Abstract Acceptance emails were sent on Friday, July 22nd, 2022.
Abstract Allocation emails were sent on Friday, August 5th, 2022.

Important Information
  • Late Breaking Abstract Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2022, 5:00pm EDT.
  • General Abstract Deadline was Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 11:59pm EDT.
    Abstracts submitted to this category that do not fit the description criteria, will be withdrawn. For information and special guidelines on Late-Breaking Abstracts, click here.
    *Please use the web browser Google Chrome when submitting an abstract.
  • Embargo Details:
    • The embargo for abstracts published in the 2022 abstract supplement to SNO official journal Neuro-Oncology will lift on Friday, November 11, 2022.
    • All accepted abstracts will be published and made available at:
  • Presentation Recording Onsite:
    • SNO will record all "live" slide presentations (with accompanying audio and video) during the meeting.
    • Select presentations will be featured on the SNO Education Site and will be made available for online viewing.
  • Traditional Poster Presentations:
    • An in-person poster session will take place at the Annual Meeting. More details will be sent to the accepted poster presenters.
  • Electronic Poster Presentations:
    • Files will be captured electronically (in PDF) prior to the meeting and available on the mobile meeting app, website and onsite.
  • Presenters will be given full credit for their presentations. For the purpose of Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Oncology Practice, and other scholarly journals, presentation in either of these forums is not considered "prior publication."
  • Registration Requirements: If your abstract is accepted for presentation at the 2022 SNO Annual Meeting, the presenting author is required to register for the meeting by the presenter registration deadline. If the presenting author does not register for the SNO Annual Meeting by this deadline, their abstract could be withdrawn from the program and will not be published in the Neuro-Oncology abstract supplement. Additional registration details will be provided in the acceptance email.
  • Abstract submitters and attendees should not anticipate an option for remote participation.
Abstract Guidelines
  • Abstract Title:
    • Should be sentence case (i.e., only the first letter of the title should be capitalized)
    • Should be plain text (No html)
    • Word Limit: 75 words/ 200 characters
  • Abstract Body:
    • Word Limit: 300 words
    • Figures and tables are not allowed
    • Should be in a single paragraph
    • If subheaders are used, they should be within that single paragraph in all-caps, not bolded (e.g., METHODS:)
    • If you use the greater than/equal to symbol, you MUST put a space before entering the number.
    • Abstracts should be data-driven and must include this information in the body of the abstract.
    • Please be sure to carefully check your abstract for content errors, spelling, names, etc. before submitting. SNO neither proofreads for nor corrects spelling, typographical, grammatical, or scientific errors.
  • Authors:
    • There can only be 1 presenting author per submission.
      • In the the case that a presenter is unable to present, we will allow a co-author to present in their place, but we will be unable to make any edits to the printed journal.
      • The presenter must contact the SNO team immeidatedly to let us know of said change. 
    • There is a maximum of 50 authors per abstract submission.
    • Enter the names of authors in the order in which you wish them to appear in the printed text.
    • Presenting Authors will need to complete the Presenting Author Task.
  • For information and special guidelines on Late-Breaking Abstracts, click here.
  • General Guidelines: 
    • Please make sure your abstract contains only generic drugs names. Abstracts with trade names in the title or body could be precluded from presentation.
    • Please be sure to carefully check your submission for content errors. SNO neither proofreads for nor corrects spelling, typographical, grammatical, or scientific errors. Errors made on your submitted abstract are likely to appear in print.
    • Please be sure to verify the presenters email address. All communication regarding the abstract will be sent to the presenting author’s email address that was entered at the time of submission.
    • If a Conflict of Interest Disclosure is required, you will be contacted directly by a SNO team member.

Please note the following information will be requested of your abstract:

Submission Type

  • Adult
  • Pediatric
  • General
  • Late Breaking (for more info & guidelines click here)

Abstract Tumor Type

  • CNS Metastases
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Glial Tumors
  • Embryonal Tumors (ATRT, PNET, Medullo)
  • Ependymal Tumors
  • Extra-axial (meningioma, hemangiopericytoma, pituitary)
  • Rare tumors (lymphoma, GCT, others)
  • General neuro-oncology
  • Neurogenetic syndromes
  • Other

Abstract Categories

  • Clinical trials: Immunologic
  • Clinical trials: Non-immunologic
  • Randomized Trials in Development
  • Quality of Life
  • End of life and palliative care
  • Innovations in patient care
  • Outcome measures and neuro-cognitive outcomes
  • Neurological complications of cancer
  • Neuro-imaging
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Radiobiology
  • Clinical radiotherapy
  • Surgical Therapies
  • Drug delivery
  • Cell cycle regulation
  • DNA repair/modulation
  • Cell signaling and signaling pathways
  • Cancer stem cell
  • Drug discovery, drug resistance
  • Tumor models
  • Preclinical Experimental therapeutics
  • Tumor Microenvironment
  • Tumor Metabolism
  • Angiogenesis and invasion
  • Immunobiology
  • (Epi)Genetics and computational omics
  • Molecular pathology & classification
  • Biomarkers
  • (NEW) Cancer neuroscience
    • Abstracts reporting on the interactions between the nervous system and cancer
  • (NEW) Health disparities and equity
    • Abstracts reporting on the subject of health disparities and equity as they relate to neuro-oncology
  • (NEW) Quality improvement
    • Abstracts reporting on quality improvement measures as they relate to disparities and equity in neuro-oncology

Abstract Questions? Please contact Tara Mammoser at
Technical Issues Submitting Your Abstract? Please contact Ginger Vazquez at