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Editorial Board

Editor
Linda Gummlich, BMC Series, London, UK
Nicola Stead, BMC Series, London, UK

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

Senior Editorial Board Members 
Tarek Bismar, University of Calgary, Canada 
Yanis Boumber, Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, USA 
Niccola Funel, University of Pisa, Italy 
Jens Neumann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany 
Sebastian Krug, Universitätsklinikum Halle, Germany 
Sean Devlin, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA  
Ignacio Casal, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CSIC), Spain  
Mary Jo Fidler, Rush University Medical Center, USA 
Amy Drowing, University of Leeds, United Kingdom  
Nicolas Hart, Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre, Queensland University of Technology, Australia  
Úna McMenamin, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom  
Sam Merriel, University of Exeter, United Kingdom



Associate Editors
Sherif Abdelhamed, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Ajay Abraham, University of Texas at Austin, USA 
Filippo Acconcia, University Roma TRE, Italy
Arghya Adhikary, Center for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Calcutta, India
Sumit Agarwal, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Atif Ahmed, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, USA
Sung Gwe Ahn, Yonsei, University College of Medicine, Korea
Ke Ai-Wu, Liver Cancer Institute, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University,. China
Mohammad Reza Akbari, Women’s College Hospital, Canada
Wajd Al-Holou, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Maysa Al-Hussaini, King Hussein Cancer Center, Jordan
Domenico Albano, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili Brescia, Italy
Marliese Alexander, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Pierpaolo Alongi, Fondazione Istituto G.Giglio, Italy
Stefano Amatori, University of Urbino ‘Carlo Bo’, Italy
Chansik An, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Fangmei An, Nanjing medical university affilicated wuxi people's hospital, China, People's Republic
Nicolaus Andratschke, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Laura Annaratone, University of Turin, Italy
Takaaki Arigami, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan
Guillermo N. Armaiz-Pena, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Mary E. Aronow, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, USA
Sanjeevani Arora, Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA
Tetsuhiko Asao, Juntendo University, Japan
Bruce Ashford, University of Wollongong, Australia
Hassan Ashktorab, Howard University, USA
Djordje Atanackovic, University of Utah, USA
Sunday Azagba, University of Utah, USA
Faisal Aziz, The Hormel Institute- University of Minnesota & Mayo Clinic, United States
Asfar Azmi, Wayne State University, USA
Mansi Babbar, GlaxoSmithKline, USA
Duc-Hiep Bach, MD Anderson Cancer Center, US
Sunil Badve, Indiana University, USA
Insoo Bae, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, USA 
Fabio Bagante, University of Verona, Italy
Khalid El Bairi, Mohamed Ist University, Morocco
Andrei Bakin, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
Fátima Baltazar, University of Minho, Portugal
Ramesh Balusu, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA                                 
Oluwaseun Adebayo Bamodu, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Sushanta Banerjee, University of Kansas Medical Center and VA Medical Center, USA
Ludovic Barault, University of Turin, Italy
Joseph Barbi, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA
Nuno L Barbosa-Morais, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Portugal
Tim Beck, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Antonino Belfiore, University, Policlinico Mater Domini, Italy
Abbes Belkhiri, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Marcia Bellon, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
Adam Berger, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, USA
Alfredo Berruti, University of Brescia, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, Medical Oncology , Italy
Kishor K Bhakat, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Alok Chandra Bharti,, University of Delhi, India
Souparno Bhattacharya, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA 
Rebecca Birch, University of Leeds, UK
Vincent Biron, University of Alberta Hospital, USA
Tarek Bismar, University of Calgary, Canada
Marc Bjurlin, New York University, USA
Josip Blonder, Frederick National Laboratory or Cancer Research, NCI at Frederick, Maryland USA
Laura Bonanno, Istituto Oncologico Veneto IOV IRCCS, Italy
Alberto Bongiovanni, Osteoncology and Rare Tumors Center (CDO-TR), IRCCS Istituto Romagnolo per lo Studio dei Tumori (IRST) "Dino Amadori", Italy
Signe Borgquist, AARHUS UNIVERSITETSHOSPITAL, Denmark
Luisa Borrell, Lehman College - CUNY, USA
Anne-Deborah Bouhnik, Aix Marseille Univ, INSERM, IRD, SESSTIM, Economics and Social Sciences Applied to Health & Analysis of Medical Information, France
Yanis Boumber, Northwestern University, USA
Paige Bracci, University of California, USA
Sara Bravaccini, IRCCS Istituto Romagnolo per lo Studio dei Tumori (IRST) "Dino Amadori", Italy
Mireille M.J. Broeders, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
Lodewijk Brosens, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
Jean-Phillipe Brosseau, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Adam Brufsky, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Bruce Bunnell, University of North Texas Health Science Center, USA
Hakan Buyukhatipoglu, Harran University School of Medicine, Turkey
Maurizio Callari, University of Cambridge, UK
Ernest Ramsay Camp, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Riccardo Caccialanza, Hospital Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
David Cantu-de Leon, National Cancer Institute, Mexico
Dedong Cao, Wuhan University, China
Claudia Cardone, Istituto Nazionale Tumori "Fondazione Pascale", Italy
Darren Carpizo, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, USA
Claudia Cardone, Università degli Studi Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Dirce Maria Carraro, AC Camargo Cancer Center, Brazil
Ignacio Casal, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Spain
Esteban Celis, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
Anindita Chakrabarty, Shiv Nadar University, India
Abhijit Chakraborty, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Nalini Chandar, Midwestern University, USA
Wen-Wei Chang, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
Sanjib Chaudhary, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Swapna Chaudhuri, School of Tropical Medicine, India 
Magdalena Chechlinska, Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology, Poland
Xin Chen, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA
Ann-Joy Cheng, Chang Gung University, Taiwan R.O.C.
Chun-Ru Chien, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan R.O.C.
Dai Chihara, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Chien-Chih Chiu, Koahsiung Medical University, Taiwan
William Cho, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong
Michal Chovanec, National Cancer Institute, Slovakia
Carl Christofer, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Anca Maria Cimpean, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania
Carlos Ciudad, School of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain
Stephen Clarke, University of Sydney, Australia
Jordan Cloyd, The Ohio State University, USA
Lena-Christin Conradi, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
Juan Coelho-Silva, Ribeirao Preto Medical of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Alice Conigliaro, University of Palermo, Italy
Vincenza Conteduca, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per la Cura dei tumori IRST, Italy
Nils Cordes, Center for Radiation Research in Oncology (OncoRay), Dresden, Germany
Katia Cortese, University of Genoa, Italy
Victoria Cortessis, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center; University of Southern California, USA
Filipe Coutinho, Centro Hospitalar do Médio Ave, Portugal
Judy S Crabtree, LSU Health New Orleans, USA
Zhaolei Cui, Fujian Medical University Cancer Hospital, China
Margaret Currie, University of Otago Christchurch, New Zealand
Maria Grazia Daidone, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Italy
Gabi Dachs, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
Yataro Daigo, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
Edoardo D’Angelo, University of Padova, Italy
Bhudev Das, University of Delhi, India
Santanu Dasgupta, University of South Alabama, USA
Jürgen Debus, RadiationOncology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
Scott Dehm, Mayo Clinic, USA
Raffaele De Luca, IRCCS Istituto Tumori " Giovanni Paolo II" , Italy
Bo Deng, Thoracic Surgery Department, Institute of Surgery Research, Daping Hospital, Army Medical University, China
Elizabeth Dennett, Otago University, New Zealand
Deandreis Desiree, University of Turin, Italy
Sean Devlin, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
José Díaz-Chávez, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, México
Christina Dieli-Conwright, City of Hope National Medical Center, USA
Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, University Federico II, Italy
Ashokkumar Dilly, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Manjusha Dixit, NISER, Bhubaneswar, India
Mehdi Djekidel, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Susan Domchek, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jing Dong, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Michael Doran, Queensland University of Technology at the Translational Research Institute, Australia
Amy Downing, University of Leeds, UK
Francine Durocher, CHU de Quebec Research Centre-Laval University, Canada
Peter Dziegielewski, University of Florida, USA
Joanne Edwards, University of Glasgow, UK
Fabio Efficace, Italian Group for Adult Hematologic Diseases (GIMEMA), Italy
Eyad Elkord, University of Salford, UK
Mara Epstein, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
A. Emre Eşkazan, Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Shahroo Etemad-Moghadam, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Ciaran Fairman, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Daniele Fanale, University Hospital Policlinico “P.Giaccone” of Palermo, Italy
Francesco Fanfani, Catholic University, Italy
Hezhi Fang, Wenzhou Medical University, China
Pietro Di Fazio, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
Wolfgang Fendler, Klinikum der Universität München
Gustavo Dos Santos Fernandes, Hospital Sírio-Libanês, Brazil
Elisabetta Ferretti, University of Rome Sapienza, Italy
Andrés José María Ferreri, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Mary Jo Fidler, Rush University, USA 
Bruno Fionda, Saint Camillus International University of Health Sciences, Italy
Agata Filip, Medical University in Lublin, Poland
Michael Folkert, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Robert Fruscio, San Gerardo Hospital, Italy
Yutaka Fujiwara, Cancer Center, Japan 
Hideki Furuya, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA
Nicola Fusco, University of Milan, Italy
Shrikanth Gadad, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, USA
Georgios Gakis, University Hospital of Würzburg, Germany
Antoine Galmiche, Amiens University Hospital, France
Paolo Gandellini, University of Milan, Italy
Juehua Gao, University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Alejandro Garcia-Carranca, Unidad de Investigación Biomédica en Cáncer, UNAM & INCan, Mexico
Manoj Garg, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India
Giorgia Garganese, Gynecology And Breast Care Center, Mater Olbia Hospiital, Catholic University Of The Sacred Heart, Italy
Adam Garsa, University of Southern California, United States
Yubin Ge, Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
Timo Gemoll, University of Lübeck, Germany
Arnab Ghosh, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Luca Giannella, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Spencer B Gibson, University of Manitoba, Canada
Elisa Giovannetti, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
Vincent Gnanapragasam, Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, UK
John Go, University of Southern California, USA
Erica Golemis, Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA
Anilkumar Gopalakrishnapillai, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, USA
Akiteru Goto, Akita University, Japan
Claudia Gravekamp, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Steven Gray, St James’s Hospital, Ireland
Giovanni Grignani, Candiolo Cancer Institute-FPO- IRCCS, Italy
Christoph Grimm, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Jeffery Groce, The Ohio State University, USA
Alejandro Gru, University of Virginia, USA
Elia Guadagno, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Emer Guinan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Kemal Güngördük, Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University Education and Research Hospital, Turkey
Xingyi Guo, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Zong Sheng Guo, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Jalaj Gupta, Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC) and Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), India
Romi Gupta, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Christel Häggström, Umeå University, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Sweden
Nathan C Hall, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA
Daniel Halperin, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Yasuo Hamamoto, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Chisato Hamashima, National Cancer Center, Japan
Sun-Young Han, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea
Nicolas Hart, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Andreas Hartkopf, Department of women's health, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Arndt Hartmann, Institute of Pathology, Erlangen, Germany
Matthias G Hautmann, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany 
Jeffrey Hawley, Wexner Medical Center at the Ohio State University, USA
Bangshun He, Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University., China
Hongyong He, Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Wilma Heemsbergen, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Khalil Helou, Gothenburg University, Sweden
André Hennigs, Heidelberg University Hospital, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Germany
Yoon Ho Ko, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Eunpyeong St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Melanie Kucherlapati, BWH/HMS, USA
Yongcheng Hu, Tianjin Hospital, China, People's Republic
Zhouguang Hui, Cancer Hospital Chinese Academy of Medical Science, China, People's Republic
Mieke Van Hemelrijck, King's College London, UK
Brittney-Shea Herbert, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
Arnold Hill, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Robert Hines, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, USA
Kenji Hirata, Hokkaido University, Japan 
Jeffrey Hoch, University of California, Davis, USA
Jeff Holst, University of New South Wales, Australia
Hsin-An Hou, NTU Hospital, Taiwan
Ying-Yong Hou, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Andrew Hoy, University of Sydney, Australia
Jason Chia-Hsun Hsieh, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, and New Taipei Municipal TuCheng Hospital, Taiwan
Jing Huang, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
Michael Hummel, Charité - Berlin, Germany
Keith Hunter, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Teh-Ia Huo, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan R.O.C.
Deema Hussein, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Harun Ilhan, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Marco Invernizzi, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy
Ciro Isidoro, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Farhadul Islam, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Aakanksha Jain, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Scharukh Jalisi, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/ Harvard Medical School, USA
Kyu Yun Jang, Jeonbuk National University Medical School, Korea, Republic of South Korea​​​​​​
Filip Janku, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Frank Jansman, University Groningen, Netherlands
Stefan Janssen, University of Lübeck, Department of Radiation Oncology, Germany
Bruno Bernardes de Jesus, iBiMED - Institute of Biomedicine, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Moonsoo M. Jin, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Goodwin Jinesh, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
Chunsheng Kang, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, China
Sophia N Karagiannis, King's College London, UK
Omer Faruk Karatas, Erzurum Technical University, Turkiye
Kinyas Kartal, Koc University, Turkey
Manoj Kashyap, Amity University Haryana, India
Mandeep Kaur, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Bhumsuk Keam, Seoul National University Hospital, Republic of Korea
Volker Van Kemenade, Erasmus Uni Med Center, Netherlands
Imran Khan, The Hormel Institute, USA
Zhihua Kang, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers University, USA
Eva Kantelhardt, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, Germany
Vivek Kashyap, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA
Nakarin Kitkumthorn, Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Thailand​​​​​​​
Roman Kloeckner, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
Kemal Kosemehmetoglu, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Joanne Kotsopoulos, Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, Canada
Artur Kowalik, Holycross Cancer Center, Poland
Somashekar Krishna, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA
Sebastian Krug, Martin-Luther Universität Halle/Wittenberg, Germany
Aya Kuchiba, National Cancer Center, Japan
Arutha Kulasinghe, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Dhruv Kumar, Amity Institute of Molecular Medicine & Stem Cell Research, Amity University Noida, India
Rahul Kumer, Iriving Medical Center, Columbia University, USA
Vinit Kumar, Amity Institute of Molecular Medicine and Stem Cell Research, Amity University, India
Hidekazu Kuramochi, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan
Özgür Kutuk, Baskent University, Turkey
Sjoerd Lagarde, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Netherlands
Ka-On Lam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Valentina Lancellotta, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" IRCCS, Italy
Anne Laprie, IUCT-oncopole, France
Rossano Lattanzio, “G. d’Annunzio” University – Center for Advanced Studies and Technology (CAST), Italy
Marianna Lauricella, University of Palermo, Italy
Thuc Le,  University of South Australia, Australia
Monika Lejman, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Andreia Leopoldino, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Ming Li, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Zaibo Li, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, USA
Bertrand Liagre, University of Limoges, Faculty of Pharmacy, Head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, France
Jiaqi Liang, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Zhihong Lii, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
Bin Liu, The University of Arizona, USA
Chieh-Yu Liu, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taiwan R.O.C.​​​​​​​
Paul Lockman, West Virginia University, USA​​​​​​​
Filippo Lococo, Foundation Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Italy​​​​​​​
Priya Londhe, Tufts Medical Center, USA
Herbert Loong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Claudio Luchini, University of Verona, Italy
Donghao Lu, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Kiven Erique Lukong, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Cathy Ma, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
Chenkai Ma, CSIRO, Australia
Anant Madabhushi, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Vijay Sagar Madamsetty, Mayo Clinic, United States
Andrea Mafficini, University and Hospital Trust of Verona, Italy
Marcello Maggiolini, University of Calabria, Italy 
Federica Maione, Candiolo Cancer Institute-FPO- IRCCS, Italy
David Malkin, The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
Judith Malmgren, University of Washington and HealthStat Consulting Inc., USA
Joshua Mammen, University of Kansas, USA
Chandi C. Mandal, Central University of Rajasthan, India
Vishnu R Mani, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center, USA
Alak Manna, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
Venkata Manem, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Research Center/Laval University, Canada
Luigi Marano, University of Siena, Italy
Vitaly Margulis, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Catherine Marinac, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, USA
Florian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK, UK
Erina Marshall, BC Cancer Research Centre, Canada
Maurizio Martini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Khalid Matalka, OncoTherapeutica, Inc., USA
Fabrizio Mattei, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy 
Anne May, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands                                               
Charlene McShane, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Stuart McIntosh, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Michal Mego, Comenius University, Medical Faculty, Slovakia
Markus Meissner, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Úna Mc Menamin, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom
Florence Menegaux, INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, France
Sam Merriel, University of Exeter, UK
Eric Metzen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Michael Michael, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Evelina Miele, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Italy​​​​​​​
Sandip Mishra, Institute of Life Sciences, India 
Makito Miyake, Nara Medical University, Japan
Markus Moehler, University of Mainz, Germany
Ramzi Mohammad, Wayne State University, USA
Andrea Morandi, University of Florence, Italy 
Mikito Mori, International University of Health and Welfare Ichikawa Hospital, Japan
Naoshad Muhammad, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA
Subhadip Mukhopadhyay, New York University Langone Health, USA
Michael Murders, Rudolf-Becker-Laboratory for Translational Prostate Cancer Research, Institute of Pathology, University of Bonn Medical Center, Germany
Tateaki Naito, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan​​​​​​​
Tomoki Nakamura, Mie University, Japan
Kentaro Nakayama, Shimane University, Japan
Tomio Nakayama, National Cancer Institute, Japan
Dhanya Nambiar, Stanford University, United States
Deborah Neklason, University of Utah, USA​​​​​​​
Jens Neumann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Daniel Neureiter, Institute of Pathology, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburger Landeskliniken, Austria​​​​​​​
Quan Nguyen, The University of Queensland, Australia
Chiara Nicolazzo, Sapienza University of Rome, Zimbabwe
Sisse Helle Njor, Department of Public Health Programmes, Denmark
Bo Nordman, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Netherlands 
Nicola Normanno, ITN-Fondazione Pascale, Italy 
George Notas, University of Crete School of Medicine, Greece
Dominic O’Connor, Queens University, Belfast, UK
Mairead O’Connor, University College Cork, Ireland
Eok-Soo Oh, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)​​​​​​​
Naoki Oishi, University of Yamanashi, Japan
Cem Onal, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Francesca Orso, University of Torino, c/o Molecular Biotechnology Center, Italy
Christian Ostheimer, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Medhi Ouaïssi, Trousseau Hospital, France
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Enis Ozyar, Acibadem MAA University, Turkey​​​​​​​
Frank Pajonk, University of California San Francisco (UCLA), USA
Dario Palmieri, The Ohio State University, USA
Manoj Pandey, Penn Stat Hershey Medical Center, USA
Cédric Panje, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland
Cristina Papayannidis, IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna, Italy
Chul-Kee Park, Seoul National University Hosptial, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)​​​​​​​
Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo, Univesity of Bologna, Italy
Piero Papi, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy
Deepak Parashar, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Fresia Pareja, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Jae-Il Park, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
James Park, University of Glasgow, UK
Christopher Parker, Institute of Cancer Research, UK
Toshima Parris, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Akash Patel, Baylor College of Medicine, USA 
Jijo Paul, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Corrado Pedrazzani, Verona University, Italy
Marco Pellegrini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Aimin Peng, University of Nebraska Medical Center, United States
Gao Peng, The First Hospital of China Medical University, China
Arjun Pennathur, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, USA
Diego de Miguel Perez, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Manuel Perucho, The Burnham Institute, USA
Stefano Petti, Sapienza University, Italy
Georg Pfeiler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Roberto Pippi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Stephan Polterauer, Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
George A. Poultsides, Stanford University, USA
Ramesh Pothuraju, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Tomasz Powrózek, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Joseph Pressey, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Daniel Prevedello, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA
Alessandro Provenzani, CIBIO, University of Trento, Italy
Fabio Puglisi, University of Udine, Italy; National Cancer Institute, IRCCS CRO di Aviano, Italy
Joan-Anton Puig, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Spain
Chamindie Punyadeera, QUT, Australia​​​​​​​
Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Jin Qian, Stanford University, USA
Ya-Wei Qiang, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Liang Qiao, University of Sydney, Australia
Fuman Qiu, Guangzhou Medical University, China
Dirk Rades, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Antonio Raffone, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Max Carlos Ramírez-Soto, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru
Dan Raz, City of Hope Medical Center, USA
Matejka Rebolj, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Alaa Refaat, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Daniel Reim, TUM School of Medicine,, Germany
Bharat Rekhi, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
Hamid Reza Mirzaei, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Günther Rezniczek, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Carmela Ricciardelli, Univeristy of Adelaide, Australia​​​​​​​
Girdhari Rijal, Tarleton State University, A member of the Texas A & M University System, USA
Brian Robinson, New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
Carla Rohrer, Bley Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Augusto Rojas-Martinez, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Mexico​​​​​​​
Atocha Romero, Hospital Puerta de Hierro, Spain​​​​​​​
Camiel Rosman, Radboud university medical center Nijmegen, Netherlands
Adrien Rossary, Université Clermont Auvergne - INRAE, France
Giandomenico Roviello, University of Florence, Italy
Charles Rudin, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Joern Ruessel, University Hospital Halle (Saale), Germany
Thomas Ruhstaller, Cantonal Hospital of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Andrea Ruzzenente, University of Verona, Italy​​​​​​​
Annamaria Ruzzo, University of Urbino, Italy
Biswarup Saha, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, USA
Özgür Sahin, University of South Carolina, USA
Yasunaru Sakuma, Jichi Medical Unversity, Japan
Nader Sanai, Barrow Brain Tumor Research Center/Arizona State University, USA
Maureen Sanderson, Meharry Medical College, USA​​​​​​​
Dipak Sapkota, University of Oslo, Norway
Gangadhara Reddy Sareddy, University of Texas, USA
Sharon Savage, DCEG, NCI, NIH, USA
Kienan Savage, Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Douglas Sborov, University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute, USA
Roberto Scatena, Catholic University of Rome /M.G. Vannini hospital, Italy​​​​​​​
Matthew B Schabath, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, USA
Eva Schernhammer, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Fernando Schmitt, IPATIMUP - University of Porto, Portugal
Anne F Schott, University of Michigan, USA
Laura Sciacca, University of Catania, Italy
Mirela Sedic, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Violaine Sée, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom​​​​​​​
Eva Segelov, Monash University, Australia​​​​​​​
Sanjeewa Seneviratne, Department of Surgery, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka​​​​​​​
Arun Seth, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada​​​​​​​
Gautam Sethi, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ali Shamseddine, American University of Beirut Medican center, Lebanon
Gaurav Sharma, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
Aesun Shin, Seoul National University, South Korea
Mark Shiroishi, USC, USA   
Stuti Shroff, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Sudhanshu Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad, India
Ting Si,  University of Science and Technology of China, China
Kathryn Skelding, University of Newcastle, Australia
Szymon Skoczen, Jagiellonian University Medical  College, Poland
Robert Smith, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Hugo Sousa, IPO Porto FG, EPE, Portugal
Jeremy Squire, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ramaprasad Srinivasan, National Cancer Institute, USA​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Raj Srirajaskanthan, Kings College Hospital, UK
Eric Steiner, GPR Clinical Centre, Germany
Chengcao Sun, Wuhan University, China
Erin Symonds, Flinders Medical Centre, Australia​​​​​​​
Nicholas Syn, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore
Lucia Anna Stivala, University of Pavia, Italy
Carmen Stromberger, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Chitra Subramanian, University of Michigan, USA
Yun-Suhk Suh, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea
Ruping Sun, University of Minnesota, USA
Zhifu Sun, Mayo Clinic, USA
Shi-Yong Sun, Emory University, USA
Debasish Sundi, The University of Texas, USA
Bret Taback, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Namiatsu Takahara, University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
Akihiko Takeuchi, Kanazawa University, Japan
Xiuwen Tang, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Yongguang Tao, Cancer Research Institute of Central South University, China
Clayton Taylor, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, USA 
Shilpa Thakur, National Institutes of Health, USA
Kyaw Thein, Oregon Health and Science University/ Knight Cancer Institute, USA
Marieta Toma, University Clinic Bonn, Germany
Kellie Toohey, University of Canberra, Australia
Bastiaan Tops, Prinses Maxima Centrum, Netherlands
Masayuki Tori, Hyogo College of Medicine and Osaka Police Hospital, Japan​​​​​​​
Maria Lina Tornesello, Istituto Nazionale Tumori IRCCS Fond Pascale, Italy
Gary Tozbikian, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, USA
Nham Tran, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Antonio Travaglino, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
Melissa Troester, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Yasuhiro Tsutani, Hiroshima University, Japan
Chao Tu, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
Giulia Turri, University of Verona, Italy
Clara Ugolini, University of Pisa, Italy​​​​​​​
Hironori Uruga, Toraomon Hospital, Japan
Caroline Vandeputte, Jules Bordet Institute, Belgium
Kate Vandyke, University of Adelaide, Australia
Folkert Van Kemenade, Erasmus MC Univ Medical Center, The Netherlands
Athanassios Vassilopoulos, Northwestern University, USA
Antonello Veccia, Medical Oncology, Santa Chiara Hospital of Trento, Italy​​​​​​​
Omkara Lakshmi Veeranki, University of Texas, USA
Kiran Velpula, University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA
Massimiliano Veroux, University Hospital of Catania, Italy 
Davide Vigetti, University of Insubria, Italy
Namrata Vijayvergia, Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA
Bruno Vincenzi, University Campus Bio-Medico, Italy
Caterina Vivaldi, University of Pisa, Italy
Giuseppe Vizzielli, “ Agostino Gemelli” University Hospital, IRCCS, Italy
Erina Vlashi, UCLA College of Life Sciences, USA
Alina Vrieling, Radboud university medical center, Netherlands​​​​​​​
Markus W. Löffler, University of Tübingen, Germany
Kay-Uwe Wagner, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Sébastien Wälchli, Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator, Norway
Iris Walraven, Department for Health Evidence, Radboudumc, Netherlands
Andrew Wang, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Cheng-Ping Wang, National Taiwan University Hospital, UK
Dong Wang, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China​​​​​​​
Hua Wang, Rockefeller Research Labs (MSK), USA
Jiayin Wang, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Zhanwei Wang, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, USA
Zhen-Ning Wang, The First Hospital of China Medical University, China
Sudha Warrier, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Cheryl Watson, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Manuel Weber, Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgische Klinik, Germany
Jia Wei, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital to Medical School of Nanjing University, China
Runmin Wei, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Geoffrey Weiss, University of Virginia Health System, USA
Hannah Wen, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Armin Wiegering, University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Germany
Joachim Widder, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Georg Widhalm, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Robert Winqvist, University of Oulu, Finland
Licun Wu, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Canada
Shuai Wu, The Wistar Institute, USA
Wa Xian, UT Health, USA
Congying Xie, Wenzhou Medical University 2nd Affiliated Hospital, China, People's Republic​​​​​​​
Jie Xu, Fudan University, China 
Vasily Yakolov, VCU Massey Cancer Center, USA
Hiroharu Yamashita, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Li Yan, EENT Hospital, Fudan University, China
Lin Yang, Alberta Health Services, Canada
Shun-Fa Yang, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
Chia Jui Yen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan R.O.C.
John Yim, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, USA
Changhoon Yoo, Asan Medical Center, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Akira Yoshida, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Jian Yu, Beihang University, China
Kenneth Yu, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Yan Yuanliang, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
Fei Yue, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Chae-Ok Yun, Yonsei University College of Medicine, South Korea 
Arseniy Yuzhalin, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Peter Zage, University of California San Diego, USA
Hadi Zamanian, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Dani Zander, Penn State College of Medicine, USA
Apostolos Zaravinos, Qatar University, Qatar​​​​​​​
Youssef Zeidan, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Alejandro Zentella-Dehesa, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico​​​​​​​
Cheng Zhan, Fudan University, China
Jianjun Zhang, Indiana University, USA
Ling Zhang, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA 
Tian Zhang, Duke University, USA
Xiaotao Zhang, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Yongchao Zhao, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Hua-chuan Zheng, China Medical University, China
Yuanyi Zheng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, China
Xu Zhijie, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China 
Jiaan Zhu, Beijing University/Peking University, China
Hong Zhu, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Debra Zynger, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA

Editorial Advisors
Mariano Barbacid, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas, Spain
Frederick A Beland, National Center for Toxicological Research, USA
Andrew Bergen, SRI International, USA
Anton Berns, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Maria Blasco, Spanish National Cancer Institute Madrid, Spain
Burkhard Brandt, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Joan S Brugge, Harvard University, USA
Lewis Cantley, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, USA
Seth J Corey, Northwestern University, USA
Jack Cuzick, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
Shoukat Dedhar, BC Cancer Agency, Canada
Susan Domchek, University of Pennsylvania, USA
William Gallagher, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland
Paul A Edwards, Cambridge University, UK
Matthew Ellis, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Gerard Evan, University of California, USA
Ian Frazer, University of Queensland, Australia
Henry S Friedman, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Gustav Gaudernack, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
John A Hartley, University College London, UK
Nick Hastie, Western General Hospital, UK
Toshio Hirano, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Ahmedin Jemal, American Cancer Society, USA
Christopher Kane, Pfizer Inc., USA
Karla Kerlikowske, University of California, USA
Peter Lansdorp, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Canada
Ralph J Lelle, Muenster University, Germany
Michael C MacLeod, University of Texas/ M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Frank McCormick, University of California, USA
Zubing Mei, Shuguang Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
Linda Z Penn, Princess Margaret Hospital, Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada
Jerome Posner, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Kathy Pritchard-Jones, Royal Marsden Hospital & Institute of Cancer Research, UK
William Rom, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Darryl Shibata, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern Carolina, USA
Raj Srirajaskanthan, Kings College Hospital, UK
Steven D Stellman, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
David Stokoe, University of California, USA
Barbara Vanderhyden, University of Ottawa, Canada
Francesco Vasuri, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna, Bologna University Hospital., Italy
Andrew Vickers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Satish Viswanath, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Frederic M Waldman, University of California, USA
Denys Wheatley, BioMedES, UK
Susie Wilkinson, Royal Free & University College Medical School, UK
James Woodgett, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Canada 
Pengcheng Xun, Indiana University, USA

Statistical Advisors
Noori Akhtar-Danesh, McMaster University, Canada
Marisa  Baré, Institut Universitari Parc Taulí, Spain
Guy Brock, University of Louisville, USA
Justin C Brown, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Marinela Capanu, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Magdalena Castro Cruz, Clínica las Condes, Chile
Kumardeep Chaudhary, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - New York City, NY, USA
Leslie Cope, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Giuliana Cortese, University of Padova, Italy
Feng Gao, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Sophie Gourgou, Institut Regional du Cancer, France
Chindo Hicks, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
YenYi Ho, University of Minnesota, USA
Chi-Cheng Huang, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan R.O.C.​​​​​​​
Peng Huang, Johns Hopkins Medicine, USA
John Hughes, UK
George A. Kelley, West Virginia University, USA
Sungjin Kim, Cedars-Sinai, USA
Caroline Mollevi, Institut du Cancer de Montpellier, France
John Frederick Pearson, University of Otago, New Zealand
Cielito C Reyes-Gibby, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Alex Sánchez-Pla, University of Barcelona, Spain
Brent Jay Shelton, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, USA
Jin-ah Sim, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Rainer Spang, Universität Regensburg, Germany
Christopher Stevenson, Deakin University, Australia
Elizabeth A Sugar, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Dawen Sui, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Matthew Truong, University of Rochester, USA
Hao Wang, Johns Hopkins Medicine, USA
Wenyi Wang, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA 
​​​​​​​Maja Sabol, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia

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