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Early Stage Researcher vacancy at the IRCCS Regina Elena National Cancer Institute

The IRCCS Regina Elena National Cancer Institute in Rome, Italy is delighted to announce a vacancy for an Early Stage Researcher to complete a 3-year funded fellowship. The primary objective of the research fellowship will be to discover new molecular blood biomarkers (microRNA) for brain tumors and how these new biomarkers can be used for diagnostic purposes.

If you or one of your colleagues is interested in this exciting opportunity, please click the button below for further information and for details on how to apply. Application closes on 31.03.18.

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Featured Article: Role of the nervous system in cancer metastasis

New Content ItemAs one of the most recognised diseases in the world, research into the pathogenesis of cancer is always evolving.  In recent years, the nervous system has been found to play an integral role in the promotion of cancer development and metastasis.

In this review, N Kuol et al. discuss how the release of neurotransmitters and neuropeptides can influence the progression of cancer metastasis and the role the nervous system plays in the metastatic cascade.

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Aims and scope

Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research is an online peer-reviewed journal that provides a high-quality forum for all aspects of basic, clinical and translational work in oncology.

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Meeting reports now accepted

Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research now welcomes the submission of Meeting reports to help showcase novel developments presented at meetings and conferences.

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Mauro Castelli, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Italy

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Call for papers: Translational oncology

We are pleased to announce that a number of BioMed Central journals have come together to create a new cross-journal series on translational oncology.

Guest Edited by Prof Tommaso Dragani (Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Italy), the series is now accepting submissions of research articles that provide important developments in cancer research. Preclinical studies should provide a significant advance in knowledge, and have clear potential for strong clinical impact.  For more information on the series, please click here to visit the series page.

Archival content

Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research has been publishing since 1982.  Prior to publishing with BioMed Central from 2008, Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research was published in print.  For enquiries about previous content, please contact us on:

Reviewer Acknowledgement

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The editorial team of Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal.

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