CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL OF SOLID TUMORS (JST)

Sciedu Press, Canada

http://www.sciedu.ca/

Editor: Marvin Williams, MD

Sciedu Press, Canada

Published: Bimonthly (both in Print and Electronic form)

 

MISSION OF JST:

Prospective authors are invited to submit manuscripts for possible publication in the Journal of Solid Tumors (JST). The primary objective of JST is to provide comprehensive coverage and understanding of the cancer biology and medical oncology. JST publishes fully peer-reviewed original basic research articles or clinical research articles in the field of oncology and latest modalities and regimens used to optimize cancer patient outcomes.

 

COVERAGE OF JST:

Among topics to be included (but not limited) are the following:

Cancer biology: Immunobiology, Tumor and stem cell biology, Microenvironment, Molecular Targets, Prognostic Factors and Radiation Biology.

 

Cancer therapy (Preclinical and clinical): Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Genitourinary Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Central Nervous System Tumors, Head and Neck Cancer, Lymphoma, Skin Cancers, Pediatric Solid Tumors and Sarcoma.

 

Clinical Pharmacology and Immunotherapy: Clinical Trial Design, Cytotoxic Agents, Immunotherapy and Biologic Therapy, Nanotechnology, Pharmacology and Viral Therapy.

 

Experimental Therapeutics: Angiogenesis, Cancer Stem Cell Pathway, Cell Cycle and Checkpoints, DNA Repair and Apoptosis, Epigenetics, New Targets, New Technologies, Nuclear Serine-Threonine Kinases, PI3-Akt-mTOR Pathway, Signal Transduction and Ubiquitin-related Pathway.

 

Cancer Prevention/Epidemiology: Cancer Genetics, Cancer Prevention and Epidemiology.

 

Patient and Survivor Care: Cancer in Older Patients, Cancer-Related Complications,End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Quality of Life and Supportive Care.

 

SUBMITTING TO JST:

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished manuscripts will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/jst/about/submissions#authorGuidelines. All manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal for peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically to http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/jst/about/submissions.

 

OTHER TYPES OF ARTICLES:

Editorials

Editorials are short articles on issues of topical importance. We encourage authors to express their opinions, giving the author the opportunity to present criticism or address controversy. The intention is very much that the article should offer a personal perspective on a topic of recent interest.

Word limit: 1500 words maximum (excluding summary, keywords and references).

Required sections:

• Please note: No figures, tables or boxes are permitted in editorials

• Please note: A maximum of 20 references are permitted

 

Mini review

Mini review are short review-style articles that summarize a particular niche area, be it a specific technique or therapeutic method.

Word limit: 1500--3000 words (excluding Abstract, References and Figure/Table legends)

Required sections:

• Abstract

• Key words

• Text

• Summary

• References: Less than 50 references

• Financial disclosure/Acknowledgements

 

Meeting reports

Meeting reports aim to summarize the most important research presented at a recent conference (e.g. AACR, ESMO and ASCO Annual Meeting) in the subject area of the journal.

The author should focus on those presentations that are most topical, interesting or thought-provoking. For particularly large meetings it is preferable that more in-depth information is given on a few selected topics, rather than a brief account of absolutely everything presented.

Word limit: 1500 words maximum

Required sections:

• Conference details (title, date, location)

• Abstract/overview of meeting of approximately 100 words (120 words max)

• Financial disclosure/Acknowledgements

 

Company or Lab profiles

Company or Lab profiles allow representatives from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, etc. companies or laboratories and research institutes to describe the work currently being carried out within their particular organization, relevant to the field of the journal in question.

Word limit: 2000 words

Required sections:

• Abstract

• Key words

• Introduction

• Summary

• Financial disclosure/Acknowledgements

 

Letter to the Editor 

A Letter to the Editor may re-analyze a previously published article in or in another journal.

An article that may not cover 'standard research' but that is of general interest to the broad readership of the journal. Or a brief report of research findings adequate for the journal's scope and of particular interest to the community. To contribute, contact the editors at jst@sciedu.ca.

Word limit: 2000 words

Required sections:

• Introduction

• Summary

• Financial disclosure/Acknowledgements

 

Book Reviews

This journal publishes reviews on recently published books (both print and electronic) relevant to the journal. The aim of a Book Review is to give a brief summary of the book's strengths and weaknesses and to evaluate the book's overall usefulness to the audience it is intended for.

Word limit: 400-1000 words.

 

PUBLISHER:

Sciedu Press (the publisher) is a division of Canadian Center of Science and Education. It furthers the CCSE's objective of excellence in science, education, and culture by publishing in Canada and the world. Sciedu publishes scholarly journals, scientific and educational books, as well as electronic publications. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit http://www.sciedu.ca/.


Journal of Solid Tumors

ISSN 1925-4067(Print)   ISSN 1925-4075(Online)

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