The 10th APOCP GA -Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention Sessions Nov. 20 – 22, 2020

The Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Session

As the COVID 19 challenges us all and almost everywhere with no sight of ceasing the grip in coming months, The need to adapt and tailor the new reality to our plan and strategies is a must.  For this, the organizing committee of 10th APOCP GA and scientific meeting has decided to reschedule the meeting for late Nov. and early Dec. 2020 as an online event.
The event covers the three main themes  of “the postponed meeting ” PLUS another extra session on “Cancer Control amid the COVID-19 pandemic”.  The COVID-19 sessions will be announced soon.
The Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Sessions and the opening ceremony will be held  on Nov. 20th, 21st, and 22nd each day starting at 11:00 Tehran times and ending at 13:30

The cancer epidemiology and prevention sessions will cover the the following topics.

        1.  Cancer registry
        2. Screening and early diagnosis
        3. Life style and cancer
        4. Cancer Biology in the context of cancer control
        5. Cancer cost and social aspect of cancer
        6. Clinical trial and Advances in treatment
        7.  Cancer nursing, quality of life,
        8. Cancer cost and economic burden
        9. Social aspect of cancer

To participate,  see the participate and registration tab in this page.

Plenaries and scientific committee

Members of the Scientific Committee:

Dr. Elisabete Weiderpass
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Screening Group, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)


Dept. of Epidemiology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China


Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran



Seoul National University College of Medicine
Seoul, South Korea


Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam.


Nagoya University, Japan.


Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care, Malaysia.




Petrov National Research Center of Oncology, Russia.



There will be three sessions for this theme.  The sessions will be held in the consequent days (November 20, 21 and 22, 2020).  Each session will last two and hlef hours starting at 11:00 AM and ending at 1:30 PM Tehran time.  You can refer to this link to determine the time of the sessions in time.

The presentation format: 

In each session,  three keynote speeches (15 minutes each for 45 Minutes) and  up to  9 presentation from scientists who have submitted abstract.  The last 10 minutes of the session will be allocated to questions and answers where participants can have their question addressed to presenter to have answer.

Session Agenda:

Detailed session agenda of the meeting will be prepared as soon as the scientific committee has selected the abstracts fr oral presentations.


There are three categories of participants:

  1. Participant who want to have a live presentation in the meeting.  These participants need to send an abstract for the meeting.  Abstract will be evaluated and decided on. Abstract accepted for oral pretension will have the chance to present live online in one the sessions. Accepted abstracts must be presented during the session and already have his slides prepared and sent to organizing committee for preparation. The details on how to prepare the presentation will be sent to the applicant later. To send abstract, please click on this link, register and then you will be prompted for abstract submission.

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  1. Participant that will present offline (a kind of poster presentation). Abstract that have been accepted as poster presentation, must be prepared a  PDF file (structural wise the same as regular abstract but size-wise like regular PDF file of few pages-). Author can add voice or video to the file if he or she desire to. All the accepted abstracts and generated pdf will be published and received DOI as the conference’s abstract book.  To send abstract, please click on this link, register and then you will be prompted for abstract submission.

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  2. Participant who just want to participate with no presentation. This category of participant must register with meeting to participate.  There is no registration fee for participation. Each session is limited to 100 participants.  Due to technical limitation, the first come first serve strategy will be apply. The fist comers are those who register for the meeting earlier. To register,  please click on this link.

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Young Investigator Awards

In order to encourages young investigators to present their research, there will be three award of 500 US dollars to be given to three young scientists with the best presentation in the three categories of the scientific theme. A panel of experts who constitute the prize committee will decide on selecting the candidate for the prize. The candidate will be selected from those who present their research either live or offline (the poster type). The decision about the candidate will be announced at the APOCP’s general assembly and the closing ceremony on the last day of the event.