Call for Abstracts

The ASC Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit abstracts for Platform and Poster Presentations at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting to be held November 10-13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Abstracts may be based on cytologic techniques, clinical cytology or basic cytology research. (Cases are not accepted).


11:59 pm (EST) Monday, April 30, 2018

All scoring will be done blinded from both author and institution. The criteria for scoring will include:

  • Scientific validity
  • Originality
  • Academic importance
  • Value to the membership
  • Study Design
  • Style

Word Limits:

  • Title – 240 Characters – Do not use all CAPS.
  • Abstract Body – 300 Words (not including Images, Figures and Authors)
  • Image/Figure Captions – Limit of 4 tables or figures
  • Authors – no limit

Platforms will be selected based on: hot topic, topic of interest to the majority, cutting edge applications or research, controversial issues, studies evaluating the same issue and showing contradictory results.

Please do not submit a previously published or accepted abstract with ASC or another organization.

If you are an ASC member, your may login with your ASC username and password.

The Scientific Program Committee will review all abstracts and will notify the submitters in July, 2018. Please check your SPAM/Junk folders for this email, if it is not received.