Withdrawing an Abstract

If you are unable to present your abstract at the National Meeting, you will need to withdraw your paper.

To withdraw an abstract:

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1. From the Submission Center, scroll down to Submissions.

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2. Use the Action drop-down list of the abstract you wish to withdraw and select Withdraw Abstract.

NOTE: If the option to withdraw is not available, please email your request to maps@acs.org. In that email, indicate your abstract control ID, abstract title, and the meeting name, to ensure that your request is processed in a timely manner.

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3. Provide a reason for withdrawing the abstract.

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4. Click Yes. On the submission page the abstract now has a status of Author Withdrawn.