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2018 Annual Conference   |   January 31 - February 2, 2018   |   Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Call for Abstracts

Submissions are no longer being accepted.

Opens: August 1, 2017

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Contact: Donna Mayer,

The conference registration fee will be waived for the presenting author.

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Annual Conference Poster Session will provide an opportunity for presenting late-breaking results, on-going research projects, and speculative or innovative work in cholangiocarcinoma research. Posters are intended to provide authors and conference participants with the ability to connect with each other and to build upon the foundation of knowledge exchange and collaboration.


Open to all professionals in medical fields consistent with the mission of CCF (to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma).

Benefits for Poster Presenters

  • Complimentary meeting registration for the presenting author
    (Representatives of pharma and biotech are welcome to apply however the $300 conference registration fee will not be waived.)
  • Abstract publication on CCF website and conference materials

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be submitted online via the abstract submission form (below). No fax copies, disks, or email submissions will be accepted.
  • Poster abstract submissions must be in English.
  • Abstracts must be properly formatted and organized into five sections with the following headers:
    • Title
    • Objective
    • Method
    • Results
    • Conclusion
    • Relevant charts and/or diagrams are permitted and will not be counted in the word limit
  • Abstract text must not include citations.
  • Abstracts must not refer to proprietary names.
  • Institution names should not be included in the title or body of the abstract to ensure blinded and non-biased review.
  • A maximum of 20 authors may be listed on the abstract.
  • In cases of previously reported data, authors are responsible for ensuring copyright compliance.

Participant Disclosure Information

Authors must disclose any significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or providers of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation, as well as any discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of drugs or devices.

Selection Criteria

  • Submissions will be reviewed and rated by members of the Abstract Review Committee who have clinical and research expertise in the field of cholangiocarcinoma.
  • Each submission will be reviewed for its scientific or clinical importance, ethical practice, and study design.
Thank you to our supporters...

Boston Scientific
Conquer Cancer Foundation
H3 Biomedicine
Promotion in Motion


Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by a Eugene Washington Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) allowing 30 patients from around the world to take part in all facets of the conference including speaking, attending sessions, roundtable discussions, and networking events.

Endorsed by AHPBA