2020 Abstract Submission Process is Open

NANETS is committed to furthering neuroendocrine tumor disease diagnosis, treatment and management through research and education. With over 15,000 new patients diagnosed with NETs each year, there is a continuing need to support NET research and advance the dissemination of vital research findings.

NANETS' Annual Multidisciplinary NET Medical Symposium represents an excellent opportunity to present research relevant to cutting edge topics in neuroendocrine tumor research. Medical researchers at institutions in North America and around the world are invited to submit abstracts for presentation. NANETS encourages abstract reporting on recent NET research and/or describing ongoing or current clinical trials with the intent of increasing awareness of these studies.

Investigators may submit abstracts that have been presented at other scientific meetings and/or published in scientific journals since October 1, 2019. Abstracts are reviewed and scored by NANETS’ Scientific Review & Research Committee of NET medical research experts, and selected to be shown in poster sessions or as oral abstract presentations at the NANETS Annual Multidisciplinary NET Medical Symposium, held each fall. Ten to twelve oral abstracts will be selected for presentation in two education sessions at Symposium.  

Call for Abstracts Announcement


Categories for submission are:

    1. Basic Science
    2. Applied Basic Science
    3. Chemo/SSA/Biologics (Clinical)
    4. Nuclear Medicine/Interventional Radiology/Imaging (Clinical)
    5. Surgical/Applied Pathology (Clinical)
    6. Population Science
    7.  Other
    8. Trials in Progress

Case reports are not accepted.

Abstracts are published in a comprehensive guide featuring the latest in NET research, archived on NANETS' website, as well as a large number being published in the medical journal Pancreas.


For reference in writing a successful abstract, please refer to the following:

Featured Basic/Translational Abstracts, 2019 

Featured Clinical Abstracts, 2019 

To view abstracts from prior years, please click the buttons presented by year on this page and use the search function.

Abstract Submission Requirements and Expectations

All presenters whose abstracts are accepted for either oral presentation or the poster session are required to register for Symposium. Please note that registration fees are discounted for NANETS members in good standing. See membership information or join NANETS today!

Oral presenters are expected to prepare and present a poster of the accepted abstract during the poster session at Symposium.


The Symposium is October 1-3, 2020 in Montreal, Canada. Abstract submitters are expected to attend the Symposium, if accepted. Please check your passport and other required travel documentation well in advance.

Travel Grants

Up to 10 travel grants may be awarded to active members of NANETS who have submitted a highly scored abstract. These grants cover airfare, conference registration, ground transport, and overnight accommodations. The following professionals may be considered for a travel grant:

  • Graduate Students (must have a letter of support from the program director)
  • Fellows
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows
  • Residents (must have a letter of support from the program director)
  • Junior Faculty (within 5 years of fellowship training or postgraduate appointment)
  • First or Last Author on the abstract and poster who meet eligibility criteria


NANETS Abstract Submission Instructions


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