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Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells therapies, as a novel modality in cancer immunotherapy, provide a quantum leap in the treatment of cancer. BMC Cancer and BMC Biotechnology together present the latest collection of articles on the advances in CAR-T immunotherapy covering the entire range of advances from lab to clinic. Click on highlight to read the the full collection of articles.
With World Humanitarian Day falling on 19th August, the BMC Series decided to focus on health disparities in August’s focus issue. Browse our biology, chemistry and medical titles for insight into health disparities, including racial health disparities, socioeconomic health disparities and regional disparities
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For the month of September, the BMC Series is proud to present the monthly focus issue dedicated to food science and nutrition. Browse our biology and medical titles for insight into recent research in the field, including food science, production and safety, food assistance and insecurities, probiotics, the gut, nutrition, diet and their effect on lifestyle and health.
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.
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Featured review: A stepwise approach to constructing systematic reviews
Systematic 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
How do physicians and nurses perceive the benefits of clinical trial participation compared with standard care? Is it justified to claim that clinical trial participation improves outcomes for cancer patients? Zandra Nielsen et al. present their latest findings of a mixed-methods study in Scandinavia.
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