Cancer Letters

An international journal providing a forum for original and pertinent contributions in cancer research





Editor-in-Chief:Manfred Schwab





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Cancer Letters is an international journal that considers full-length articles and Mini Reviews in the broad area of basic and translational oncology. Additionally, Special Issues highlight topical areas in cancer research. Basic areas of interest to a broad readership of Cancer Letters include the molecular genetics and cell biology of cancer, radiation biology, molecular pathology, hormones and cancer, viral oncology, metastasis, and chemoprevention. The journal places emphasis on experimental therapeutics, particularly targeted therapies for personalized cancer medicine.

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Cancer researchers, toxicologists, pathologists, endocrinologists, virologists, molecular, cell and tumor biologists, radiotherapists, epidemiologists.

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BIOSIS, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EMBASE, MEDLINE®, Oncology Information Service, Pascal et Francis (INST-CNRS), Scopus
Editor-in-Chief: Professor Dr.rer.nat. Manfred Schwab German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany, Associate Editors: H. Mukhtar Madison, WI, USA, A. Nakagawara Chiba, Japan, Editorial Office: Jo Hodgkison Administrative Editor, Cancer Letters Editorial Office, Elsevier Ltd., The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1GB, UK, Honorary Founding Editor: P. Shubik Oxford, UK, Honorary Editors: T. Sugimura Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, N. Ito Nagoya, Japan, Editorial Board: J.-Y. Chang Taiwan, K. Chen Tianjin, China, C. Choi Daejeon, Korea, D. Elgui de Oliveira Sao Paulo, Brazil, R.J. Duhe Jackson, MS, USA, S. Fulda Ulm, Germany, A. Georgakilas Greenville, NC, USA, J. Gu Shanghai, PR China, R. Gupta Louisville, KY, USA, D.W. Hoskin Nova Scotia, Canada, E. Imyanitov St Petersburg, Russia, D. Johnston New York, NY, USA, L. Larizza Milan, Italy, Y. Le Shanghai, PR China, M. Li Houston, TX, USA, H. Liu Jinan, China, D. J. Marsh Sydney, Australia, R. Mehta Ottawa, Canada, S. Nesnow Research Triangle Park, USA, M. Nykter Tampere, Finland, M.I. Panagiotidis Ioannina, Greece, M.A. Pierotti Milan, Italy, S. Pyo Kyunggi-do, South Korea, L. Qiao Westmead, Australia, L.-H. Qu Guangzhou, China, B. Rana Maywood, IL, USA, A. H. Schönthal Los Angeles, CA, USA, Y. Shukla India, S.R. Singh Frederick, MD, USA, Y.S. Song Seoul, South Korea, D.R. Spitz Iowa City, IA, USA, T. Sugimura Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, D. J. Tindall Rochester, MN, USA, T. Ushijima Tokyo, Japan, Y.-L Wu Guangzhou, PRoC, J. Xia Guangzhou, China, S.-S. F. Yuan Taiwan, ROC, H. Zhang Guangdong, China, W. Zhang Houston, TX, USA, S. Zhang Beijing, P.R. China, X. Zheng Shenyang, P.R. China, Z.W. Zhou Nanjing, P.R. China, J. Zhu Shanghai, China, Associate Editor (Shanghai Office): M. Li Shanghai, China, Editorial Board: J. Fang Shanghai, China, X. Guo Shanghai, China, X. Yu Shanghai, China
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