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Call for submissions: 'Targeted Therapies' Cross journal collection

The Editors of BMC Cancer and BMC Medicine invite of submissions to our ‘Targeted Therapy’ cross journal collection. Guest edited by Prof. Min Li (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA) and Dr. Yanis Boumber (The Northwestern University, USA).  We advise to submit by 1st August 2021 if you would like your manuscript to be ready for the launch date. 

Call for Submissions: 'Microbiome and Cancer' Cross journal collection

The Editors of BMC Cancer, BMC Microbiology and Microbiome invite of submissions to our ‘Microbiome and Cancer’ cross journal collection. Guest edited by Prof. Christopher Staley, Dr. Jacques Ravel and Dr. Sean Devlin. 

Open for submissions until 31st Decmeber 2021. 

Focus Issue: Understanding Mental Health

The importance of mental health has been felt around the world as people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and we recognise that there will be a long-lasting impact on mental health. With Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on ‘Understanding Mental Health’. We have collated open-access content from across our journals to highlight research into how mental wellbeing can be affected by health conditions and other risk factors, and advances in managing and improving mental health. We also bring together articles that are giving emerging insight into the impact of COVID-19 on mental health. 

By sharing this research, we wish to highlight content that could make a difference to people’s mental health and support the UN's Sustainable Development Goals: SDG1 No poverty, SDG 3 Good Health and Wellbeing, SDG8 Decent work and economic growth, SDG10 Reduced inequalities, and SDG13 Climate Action. BMC Cancer is proud to contribute to the collection.

Collection published: 01 May 2021

Collection: Hepatitis C

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. BMC Cancer is proud to contribute to the collection.

Collection published: 07 October 2020

Focus Issue: Health Disparities

With World Humanitarian Day falling on 19th August, the BMC Series has compiled a collection of articles focusing on health disparities. Browse our biology, chemistry and medical titles for insight into health disparities, including racial health disparities, socioeconomic health disparities and regional disparities. BMC Cancer is proud to contribute to the collection.

Collection published: 04 August 2020

Cross journal collection: Advances in CAR-T immunotherapy

Guest editors: Profs Marko Radic, Djordje Atanackovic and Tim Luetkens

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells therapies, as a novel modality in cancer immunotherapy, provide a quantum leap in cancer treatment. 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. 

Collection published: 30 June 2020

Cross journal collection: 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 help bring together the latest research on precision oncology.

Collection published: 28 August 2019


Cross journal collection
Translational Oncology
Guest editor: Prof Tommaso Dragani
Collection published: 28 July 2016


Cross journal collection
Roles of microRNAs and other noncoding RNAs in cancer
Collection published: 26 November 2014

Cross journal collection
Reviewer acknowledgements 2013
Collection published: 26 February 2014


Cross journal collection
Cancer bioinformatics: bioinformatic methods, network biomarkers and precision medicine
Edited by: Xiangdong WANG
Collection published: 1 May 2012


Thematic series
BMC Cancer's 10th anniversary special edition
BMC Cancer
Collection published: 30 November 2011