Journal of Sugical Oncoloy, January 1, 2017

Call for Abstracts

We are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for the 8th World Symposium of Lymphedema Surgery. The deadline to submit an abstract for consideration has been extended to February 28, 2019. You will be notified of your acceptance by March 15, 2019.

Accepted Abstracts will be in the following three categories: oral presentations, video presentations, and poster presentations. Accepted abstracts will have a chance to be selected and published in a supplement to the Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. All abstracts are selected via peer review. The number of free papers which will be accepted is strictly based on the planned congress timetable and the evaluation results of referees.
  2. Abstracts must be written and presented in English.  Grammar, spelling, and punctuations should be reviewed prior to submission. No proofreading will be done by WSLS.
  3. All abstracts must be submitted electronically through the secure link at The online submission system will automatically generate an acknowledgment of your submission which will be sent to the first Author’s e-mail address only. Please make sure that you receive the e-mail confirmation after making your submission. If you do not receive the acknowledgment, please kindly inform the congress organizers immediately (
  4. For standardization, the acceptable length of the abstract should not be longer than 300 words. Time New Roman size 12 is recommended.