International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit

Call for Abstracts

The AATS International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit abstract submission is an opportunity to present research and scholarly activity in topical areas of thoracic surgical oncology during the meeting taking place October 12 – 13, 2018 in New York City. It is an exciting forum to present significant and innovative research, identify collaborators and get feedback on your work. Abstracts will be accepted as both Podium and Poster Presentations. 

Abstract’s may be submitted to the following categories: 
    *Lung Cancer
    *Esophageal Cancer
    *Thymic and Pleural malignancies
    *Uniportal, alternative approaches to thoracic malignancies
    *Clinical trials
    *Peri-operative care and enhanced recovery
    *Molecular and immuno-oncology
    *New technology 

 Abstract Submission is now open. 
 Submission Deadline: Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time 

Participants must submit their abstract electronically to Charlotte LeTourneau at Please include the following in the body of your email:
         o Name
o Institution
o Email
o Title
o Presentation format preference (poster or podium) 
o “AATS International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit” 
o Abstract Category
o A tweet highlighting significance and innovation of your work posted to Twitter tagging the handle @AATSHQ

Manuscript Submission to the JTCVS

We encourage all oral and poster presenters to submit a manuscript based on their presentation to the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (JTCVS) prior to Wednesday, October 11, 2018.

PLEASE NOTE - Accepted oral and poster submissions will be given an accelerated review by the JTCVS Editorial Board. Poster presenters are encouraged to submit their papers. Please refer to the Journal Information for Authors at or for submission guidelines and requirements. Presenters should be sure to use the Summit 2018 article type, and follow submission directions for Original Manuscripts.