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Kidney Cancer Awareness Month March

New Content ItemThe 14th of March marks World Kidney Day. To raise awareness the BMC Oncology Editors have carefully curated a collection of highly influential open access articles. We further created a Quiz to test your kidney cancer knowledge.

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BMC Cancer is seeking a highly qualified individual with expertise in either clinical trials and protocol design or cancer biomarkers to serve as a Section Editor. The ideal candidate will be a well established cancer research investigator with substantial peer-review experience. Diversity in all forms will be a driving factor when selecting an individual to serve in this capacity. Please find more information and the application form here.

Featured Blog: Divide and conquer: Tackling colorectal cancer

New Content ItemAwareness and treatment of colorectal cancer clearly needs to improve if we are going to increase patient survival rates and allow patients to live longer with a better quality of life. Associate Editor Professor Joanne Edwards and her team at Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre develope biomarkers for personalised patient care and are establishing unique patient tissue cohorts with extensive linked clinical data across a breadth of solid tumours, including colorectal  cancer.


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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?

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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. 

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Call for papers: Precision Oncology

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

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.

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Linda Gummlich, BMC Series, London, UK

Assistant Editors

Catherine Rice, Senior Assistant Editor, BMC Series, London
Chalisa Iamsrithong, Assistant Editor, BMC Series, London

Consulting Editors
Yanis BoumberFox Chase Cancer Center, USA
Ken Herrmann, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Germany
Alan Lefor, Jichi Medical University, Japan
Christophe Nicot, Kansas University Medical Center, USA
Stephen Povoski, The Ohio State University, USA
Dirk Vordermark, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Editorial: Nobel Prize Cancer Immunotherapy!

Follow 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...

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