Special Issues

To assist its reader being aware of ongoing advances in cancer field Journal of Cancer Research Updates has the policy of publishing Special Issues on new developments, subjects of special concerns, and currently debated topics of the field.

Our published Special Issues can be found below.

S no. Guest Editors Topic Submit Manuscripts Description
01 Zhi Shi, Dongmei Zhang Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Treatment tshizhi81@hotmail.com , dmzhang701@foxmail.com View PDF
02 Wen Li Advanced Molecular Technologies for Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment   View PDF
03 Jiaqiong Wang PET/CT for Cancer Diagnosis, Staging and Prognosis jiaqiongwangmd@gmail.com View PDF
04 King Leung Fung Recent Advances in Genetic Mutations of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic ABC Transporters fungk@mail.nih.gov , andy.klfung@gmail.com View PDF
05 Mian Chen Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostics mian.chen@siat.ac.cn View PDF

About Special Issues

Neoplasia Research acknowledges that continual advancement in the field of oncology should reach the readers in a well-organized manner, be it a newly emerging area of the field, a deeper insight in the already acknowledged important subfields, or an explanatory discussion some cross-discipline.

To bring this vision into effect, Neoplasia Research publishes Special Issues which can be described as collection of articles that throw light on a common and specific research area of oncology or its related disciplines.Such issues enable the authors to share researchfocused on ajoint topic/theme and readers can find an easier way to get updated knowledge on a targeted theme.

Special issues are published under the guest editorship of “Guest Editors” who submit their brief proposal of the special issue to the journals. These proposals are reviewed by the journal'spermanent Editorial Board Members for final approval and announcement on journal’s website. After thevisibilityof special issue title on the website of a journal, the journal’s article submission process starts receiving articles on the topic of the issue. Guest Editor(s) name(s) and affiliation; and submission deadline for articles are posted along with the title of the special issue.

Both the Guest editors and Neoplasia Research are expected to participate in promotion of Special Issues and may actively invite global scholars and researchers of the oncology field in orderto gather articles on the specific topic. This helps in gaining global attention on a significant theme/query of the field. For inviting potential authors the Guest editor(s) prepare(s) the Call for Papers, briefly describing the background and theme of their Special Issue. Neoplasia Research will be available for assistance required in this regard.

Notably, all articles submitted for publicationin a special issue are subject to double-blind-peer-review process as are the articles submitted for regular issues of the journal.

Guest Editor(s) or editorial staff of the journals send email containing Call for papers to scholars/researchers working in the cancer field. All authors and readers are also notified about a special issue open for submissions through Publisher/journal’s website notifies all about an open special issue however, the promotion of special issues among colleagues and researchers by the Guest Editorsis highly encouraged as this increases the chances for successful publication of their Special Issue.

Dealing Articles Submitted for Special Issues:

Like regular editors of the journal, Guest Editor carries out the initial review of articles submitted for their special issue. On the basis of their subject specialty Guest Editors initially review the articles for their fitness to the theme of the special issue. Unfit articles will be handled by the editorial staff after they are informed about these by the guest editors.

Afterexcluding all conflicts of and ensuring a double blind peer review, the guest editor appoints a professional expert of the field reviewerfor critical reviewing the articles. On recieving reviewers’ reportsthe Guest Editors are responsible for making final decisions about acceptance/rejection/revision of an article for their special issue.

In cases where Guest Editor(s) wish to submit their own articles for their special issue they and their team will be kept completely uninformed about the handling and review process of their article after its submission to the journal. This helps us to comply to our double blind review policy as well as prevent any conflict of interest.The handling of their articles will be the sole responsibility of permanent Editorial Board Members, and an internal expert of the field oran external reviewer may be requested and assigned for peer review.

The editorial staff of the journal will assist the Guest Editor in administrative tasks of the special issue. This may include the responsibilitiesofmakingcontact with reviewers,sending reminder emails to someone involved,reporting to authorsabouttheir articles’ progress,and technical assistance for the publication of accepted articles.

Once the revised copy of Manuscriptsis finally accepted and approved by the Guest Editors/reviewers, followed by approval of the galley proof by the authors , the manuscripts are published instantly in the special issue.Such articlesappear on the relevant Special Issue page of the journal’s website. The databases where the journal is indexed will include these articles as well.

From initial announcement of the special issue, a period of six months is usually chosen for the submission deadline. Although articles, already in review process may appear in special issue after passing of this deadline, no new submission is accepted for the special issue.

Successful publication of special issue is our prime target nevertheless, an unanticipated situation resulting in the cancellation of the issue cannot be excluded. Under these situations all published and, under-publication-process articles will be transferred to the current regular issue of the journalwith an immediate notification to the authors.

Standard Article Processing Charge (APC)apply to the articles accepted for publication in a Special Issue. For further details, see Link.