Abstract submission for the ITOC5 Conference is closed

Abstracts were submitted on the following topic categories:

  • Preclinical models
  • Tumor Immunity and Microenvironment
  • Primary and Acquired Resistance mechanisms
  • Therapeutic modulation of immune checkpoints
  • Combination therapy
  • Anti-cancer vaccines
  • Oncolytic Viruses
  • Adoptive cell therapy
  • Monitoring of immunotherapy

Corresponding authors have received all correspondence concerning the abstract and have been notified of acceptance/rejection beginning of January 2018. The corresponding author is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract. In order to receive confirmation, please ensure that emails from itoc@medacad.org are not marked as spam by your e-mail provider.

All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification.

Presentations of abstracts

The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract (if accepted) orally or as poster in the session and the time assigned by the ITOC 5 Scientific Program Committee.

Publication of abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published in the European Journal of Cancer.

Poster prize

All poster presenters are automatically entered in the competition of the ITOC 5 Poster Prize. There are three awards – the winners will be announced on-site.

ITOC5 is pleased to announce the introduction of a
Young Researcher Session

How to apply for inclusion of your abstract in the Young Researcher Session
(NOTE: Abstract submission for the ITOC5 Conference is now closed, application is not possible anymore!)

All young scientists submitting for oral presentations are encouraged to apply by ticking the corresponding box in the “Topic Step” during submission.
The applicant must be first author (i.e. presenting author) of an abstract submitted for spoken presentation and should not have more than five years of postdoctoral experience (<35 years) and cannot be an established Principal Investigator (P.I.). Predoctoral students are also welcome to apply.
Please make sure to upload your short CV in the dedicated step during abstract submission. Failure to submit your CV means that your abstract cannot be considered for this session.

For authors of abstracts accepted for the oral Young Researcher Session ITOC5 offers:
– a contribution towards travel expenses in the amount of up to EUR 500.-
– a free participation at the conference


The best scored abstracts, which could not be selected for oral presentation will automatically compete for the ITOC5 Poster Awards.


If you have any queries please contact the conference organizing office via itoc@medacad.org