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Abstract submission is now open.


The GLCC is divided into three sessions:

Session I: Cancer Genomics
Thursday May 17th - AM

Session II: Clinical Problems
Thursday May 17th - PM

Session III: New Technologies
Friday May 18th - AM

The following guidelines are suggested:

1. Please email title/abstract to Please send a tentative talk title and abstract.

2. Titles and abstracts are accepted until timeslots are filled.

3. An email confirmation will be sent from our conference website (“EventMobi”) and final title and abstract info can be entered directly to the web site.

4. Presentations should be no more than 20 minutes, which includes a 5-minute question and discussion period.

5. A laptop will be available at the meeting. Presentations should be in PowerPoint format on a USB key.

6. Early Submission Prizes: Abstracts received by April 15 will be eligible for 3 random draws of $100.00 CDN each to be held at the meeting.

7. We are a friendly, receptive crowd, so you have nothing to lose by participating. We rely on you to make the meeting a success! So please select your cases now.

8. Have an interesting case, but don't want to give an entire presentation? We have the perfect venue for you! Be part of the Group Presentation of Interesting Cases. Presentations should be brief (5-10 minutes) and can be on any topic. This is a great opportunity to share your solutions to difficult problems, or to seek collaborators for areas of research interest. Contact Dr. Andrea Vaags ( to be part of this great opportunity. Access to presenting time is limited, so acceptance is on a first-come basis.

Please email your abstract to:
Dr. Adam Smith,


Please note, as required by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, all speakers will be requested to disclose to the audience, any real or apparent conflict of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of this program. Please include a PowerPoint slide (second slide after the title/topic slide) declaring any apparent conflicts(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of this program.

Please remember, submitting an abstract does not mean you have registered!  Please go to the registration page!