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BMC Cancer

Featured blog: Systematic reviews made simple

New Content ItemBMC Cancer recently published a systematic review of previous systematic reviews with statistical analyses and meta-analyses, regarding the effects of exercise on cancer-related-fatigue in adult cancer patients and survivors. In this blog, Prof. George Kelley, Director of the Meta-Analytic Research Group at West Virginia University, discusses more about his approach and the associated challenges.

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Featured review: Surgical management of cancer-related lymphedema

Many cancer patients experience swelling of the limbs (lymphedema) following treatment of certain types of cancer, such as breast cancer. In this comprehensive Review, Stephen Povoski and colleagues discuss the surgical strategies that can be used to manage this debilitating and incurable condition.

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Aims and scope

BMC Cancer is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of cancer research, including the pathophysiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancers. The journal welcomes submissions concerning molecular and cellular biology, genetics, epidemiology, and clinical trials.


Consulting Editors

Manami Inoue, Consulting Editor

Manami Inoue, MD, PhD, is the Division Chief at the Center for Public Health Sciences, National Cancer Center, Japan. She joined the editorial board of BMC Cancer in 2011 as Section Editor. She has been serving as Consulting Editor since 2017.



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