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The Editors of BMC Cancer and BMC Microbiology are exited to announce the launch and invite of submissions to our ‘Microbiome and Cancer’ cross journal collection. Guest edited by Prof. Christopher Staley and Dr. Sean Devlin.
Open for submissions until 1st May 2021. Submit now!
The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of Hepatitis C virus. In celebration of what they started and showcasing areas of research that have since emerged, we here present a collection of articles from the BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Genome Medicine and the BMC Series Journals on biology, diagnosis and treatment and wider public health and medical outcomes of the Hepatitis C virus and its infection.
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
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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With World Animal Day falling on October 4th, the BMC series has decided to dedicate this month’s focus issue to animal models. Browse our titles for insight into recent research in the field, including growth regulation, lifespan variation, nephrotoxicity, cancer, lipid metabolism, autism, temperature-dependent development, drug resistance, inflammatory responses, disease resistance, sperm dynamics and antimicrobial residues in fish.
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