Skip to content

Advertisement

World Cancer Day - We can and we will

New Content Item (1)

We are proud to support World Cancer Day and to contribute to this year's campaign. The BMC Oncology Editors have carefully curated a collection of highly influential content, articles and a blog. 

Call for papers: Precision Oncology

New Content ItemWe are pleased to announce a new cross-journal thematic series on ‘Precision Oncology’ across a number of BMC journals within the oncology portfolio to help bring together the latest research on precision oncology. The thematic series is now open for submission of original research and review articles.

Editorial: Nobel Prize Cancer Immunotherapy!

New Content ItemFollow Nobel Prize laureates James P. Allison's and Tasuku Honjo's footsteps and experience the genesis of a new field of cancer therapy. BMC Cancer Editorial Board Member Dr. Sheng Guo from Pittsburgh University takes us on an exciting journey of discovery...

Articles

Most accessed articles RSS

View all articles

Featured review: Gallbladder cancer: review of a rare orphan gastrointestinal cancer with a focus on populations of New Mexico

Gallbladder cancer is a rare malignancy of the biliary tract with a poor prognosis, frequently presenting at an advanced stage. While rare in the United States overall, gallbladder cancer has an elevated incidence in geographically distinct locations of the globe including Chile, North India, Korea, Japan and the state of New Mexico in the United States. Rama R. Gullapalli, Associate Editor for BMC Cancer provides this review.

Featured video: Microparticles, breast cancer's secret weapon?

Read the article

Featured review: A stepwise approach to constructing systematic reviews

New Content ItemSystematic reviews, with or without meta-analysis, play an important role today in synthesizing cancer research and are frequently used to guide decision-making. With a focus on cancer, first author, Prof Kelley, provides a practical, stepwise approach for systematically reviewing the literature and publishing the results. 

Read More

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.

New Blog: The obesity-paradox: impact of body composition on cancer survival

© © Sherry Young / FotoliaDespite being a known risk factor for colon cancer, a new study has found obesity to be paradoxically associated with better survival in advanced stage colorectal cancer patients.

Editor

Consulting Editors

Stephen P. Povoski, Consulting Editor

Stephen P. Povoski, MD is Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncologist at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute and Comprehensive Cancer Center of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Cancer as a Section Editor in 2012, and was awarded the 2015 Section Editor of the Year Award from among the 290 BioMed Central journals. Since 2017, he has served as a Consulting Editor for BMC Cancer.

 

 

Latest Tweets

Advertisement