Frontiers in Cancer Science 2017

6-8 November 2017    |    Matrix Auditorium, Biopolis, 30 Biopolis Street, Singapore 138671

FCS 2017 invites scientists, doctors, students and other delegates engaging in scientific research related to cancer to Singapore’s preferred cancer conference.

We bring together distinguished cancer researchers with complementary knowledge and expertise from across the globe for the exchange of ideas and information.

International Speakers


Shizuo AKIRA

Osaka University, Japan


CHEN Ye-Guang

Tsinghua University, China



Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia


FENG Gen Sheng

University of California San Diego (UCSD)


Michael T. HEMANN

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Rong LI

Johns Hopkins University, USA


Roeland NUSSE

Stanford University, USA



Duke University School of Medicine, USA



Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, Spain


Ulrich G. STEIDL

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA


Stephen WEST

The Francis Crick Institute, UK



University of Toronto, Canada



Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA

Local Speakers


CHNG Wee Joo

National University Cancer Institute, Singapore


Hyungwon CHOI

National University of Singapore



Duke-NUS Medical School



Duke-NUS Medical School



National University Cancer Institute, Singapore



Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, NUS


David LANE

Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)


ONG Choon Kiat

National Cancer Centre Singapore



Genome Institute of Singapore


Giulia Irene RANCATI

Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore


Yvonne TAY

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, NUS


WANG Xiaomeng

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine


Weiwei ZHAI

Genome Institute of Singapore


Hear innovative science and benefit from the vast knowledge shared at the FCS 2017!


Registration Deadline: 15 September 2017

Rates are quoted in Singapore dollars.
* Affiliates refer to staff members and students from the Organizing Institutes: CSI, Duke-NUS, GIS, IMCB, LKCMed, NCCS, NCIS, NUS and NUHS

For group registration, please contact the Conference Secretariat.

1. Please note that entry to the conference is strictly by registration only.

2. Please note that entry to a single talk on a complimentary basis is STRICTLY not allowed.

3. The above rates are nett prices and cover the registration fees for the whole duration of the conference (6-8 November 2017).

4. Registrations will allow admission to all scientific sessions, poster sessions, exhibition booths and lunch receptions.

5. For group registrations, please contact the conference secretariat.

6. Conference badges can be collected at the reception counter at the commencement of the conference.

7. All registered participants are requested to display the conference badge visibly at all times during the conference for identification.

8. Registration passes are strictly not transferrable.

9. Unutilized registrations are strictly non-refundable.

10. For group registrations, if a registered delegate has left the organization, the registration MUST BE cancelled; replacements are not allowed. The cancellation and refund policy applies.

11. For all registrations, cancellations must be made latest by 15 September 2017. Cancellations are strictly not allowed after the above date.

1. Payments are debited to ‘National University of Singapore’.

2. Payments must be made online via a credit card at the point of online registration.

3. FCS accepts the following credit cards:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

4. After completing the registration form, you will be prompted to make payment online via a credit card.

5. In the event your payment fails, please kindly arrange for payment via another credit card.

6. After completing the online payment, you will receive an acknowledgment for your registration and payment. However, please note that registrations are not confirmed until funds are received.

7. Please allow 7 working days for the updating of your payment in our records.

8. Once payments have been received, a confirmation email will be sent to you informing that your registrations are confirmed.

9. For your records, please print a copy of the confirmation email.

10. For group registrations, an invoice will be sent after registration closes.

11. For other payment methods, please contact the conference secretariat.

1. Requests for cancellations and refunds must be submitted in writing to the conference secretariat latest by 15 September 2017.

2. Requests submitted after the above date will strictly not be entertained.

Abstracts Submission

Calling for submission of abstracts for poster presentations and oral presentations.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 August 2017

1. Abstracts are limited to a total maximum of 300 words, excluding authors’ affiliations.

2. All abstract titles should be in Title Caps.

3. Please submit your abstracts as an attachment in MS Word Format.

4. Authors’ affiliations should be submitted in the following sample format.
    Peter Tan1,2
  1Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, 2Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore

5. Please avoid adding graphics, charts or photographs in your abstracts; they should only be included in your poster.

6. Please ensure that all special characters / symbols and formatting are properly displayed in your submission.

7. Please refer to the Abstracts Template provided.

1. Abstract submissions are free.

2. All abstracts submitted must represent scientific research relevant to the studies of cancer research.

3. Authors submitting abstracts are responsible for ensuring that all authors listed on the abstract have been notified of the submission.

4. Abstracts must be submitted by the presenting author.

5. Preliminary Selection: All abstracts received will be assessed by members of the Review Committee, who are authorized to decide if an abstract shall be accepted to participate in the FCS 2017 Posters Presentation and/or Oral Presentation.

6. Only submitters of accepted abstracts will be notified about the acceptance via email.

7. All accepted posters, poster presentations and oral presentations will be reviewed by the appointed panel of Poster Judges.

8. Results of the poster presentations and oral presentations will be announced on 7 November 2017 and awards will be presented to the winners on 8 November 2017.

9. Please ensure that the abstracts you have submitted are accurate; no revisions can be made after the abstract has been submitted.

10. Submission of your abstract/s implies that you have read, understood and comply with the Terms and Conditions as outlined.

Abstract submission is a simple three-step process.

Step 1: Complete and submit an Abstract Submission Form.
Please fill in your Abstract Submission Form here.

Step 2: Prepare your abstract using the Abstract Template provided.
Please download the Abstract Template here.

Step 3: Upload abstract.
Upload the abstract and click SUBMIT.

Abstract Submitter Registration:

1. The invitation to submit an abstract does not constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs associated with the Conference.

2. Submitters of accepted abstracts will receive registration waivers.

1. Abstract submission closes on 15 August 2017.

2. Those whose abstracts have been accepted will be notified via email between 1 and 15 September 2017. Dates are subject to change, please check back for updates.

3. Participants of the FCS Posters Presentations should print a physical poster that is A1-sized, colored and of portrait orientation and bring it along to be displayed at the conference.

4. Results will be announced on 8 November, Tuesday.

5. Certificates of award and prizes will be presented to the winners at the end of the conference on 9 November, Wednesday.


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Matrix Auditorium, Biopolis

30 Biopolis Street
Singapore 138671

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Maximize your brand endorsement and networking opportunities at FCS 2017

Brand Endorsement
Raise your profile with Singapore’s foremost cancer conference that has seen an 18% increase in registrations year on year, and a fast-growing number of international participants.

Unparalleled Networking
Our prime exhibition spots ensure close interaction and mingling with local and international key decision makers in the scientific and biomedical community.

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