The following is included in the abstract body and must not exceed 400 words total:
*For Clinical Trials in Progress, results and conclusions are not required.
The following are not included in the 400-word limit:
In addition to the abstract body, you should include the following information, if applicable.
Acknowledgements: Brief acknowledgements may be included.
Trial Registration: If applicable, abstracts related to randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) should include the trial registry along with the unique identifying number. Trial registers that currently meet the publisher’s requirements can be found here.
Ethics Approval: If the abstract discusses studies involving human subjects, human material, or human data, or involving animals, an ethics statement should be included: "The study was approved by XYZ intuition’s Ethics Board, approval number 12345."
Consent: If applicable, for abstracts containing sensitive or identifiable information, written consent to publish must be obtained from the study participant(s) by authors. In these cases authors should include a ‘consent’ section in their abstract and SITC recommends using the following wording: “Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this abstract and any accompanying images. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor of this journal.”
References: Citations to references should be included in square brackets [1,2]. All references need corresponding citations in the text, and vice versa.
Journal abbreviations should follow MEDLINE standards. References should be laid out at the end of the abstract.
Lastname A, Lastname B, Lastname C. Title of journal article. Journal Medline abbreviation. Year; Volume:first page-last page.