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Instructions for Submission of Papers
Authors are asked to submit manuscripts to Cancer & Chemotherapy Reviews. Authors will be asked to send the paper in electronic format and English language.
These instructions comply with those formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors ( For further details, authors should consult the article: Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals (
Cancer & Chemotherapy Reviews publishes papers reporting original scientific, clinical, epidemiological and social research which contribute to the overall knowledge of the field of oncology.
Currently, the Journal publishes review articles (usually by invitation, but spontaneous submitted articles would also be considered).
Manuscripts submited to Cancer & Chemotherapy Reviews will be accepted on the understanding that the authors have not submitted the paper to another journal or published the material elsewhere.
Authors are asked to disclose any affiliations, including financial, consultant, or institutional associations that might lead to bias or conflict of interest.

Under Submission of Manuscripts and Style, include the sentence:

Pages should be numbered consecutively, beginning with the title page, and the page number should be placed in the top right-hand corner of each page.

Manuscripts should be sent in solid format in duplicate to:
The Editor
Cancer & Chemotherapy Reviews
Permanyer Publications
Calle Mallorca, 310
08037 Barcelona, Spain

as well as on electronic format to:, or on diskette to the address mentioned above.

Double spacing should be used throughout the manuscript, including the following sections, each of which should begin on a separate sheet: title page, abstract, key words, text, acknowledgements, references, figures, legends, tables and captions.
Abbreviations should be those accepted internationally, and defined where they first appear in the text. System International (SI) units should be used where appropriate:

Original (review) Papers
Manuscripts should be 10-12 double space pages, excluding references, figures and tables.

All manuscripts are peer-reviewed.

Title page

The title page should carry the full title of the paper and a «running head» of no more than 40 characters including spaces. The title page should also include the first name, middle initial and last name of each author (no more than three are accepted). If the work is to be attributed to a department or institution, its full name and location should be included. Persons listed as authors should be those who substantially contributed to the study’s conception, design, and performance. Sources of support for the work in the form of grants, equipment, or drugs should be included on the title page.
Disclaimers, if any, should appear on the title page, as should the name and address of the author responsible for correspondence concerning the manuscript.

Structured abstract

The abstract should not exceed 500 words. It should state the primary objective of the review, the principal reasoning for the procedures adopted, the procedures used, and the main results of the referred studies, and the conclusions that can be drawn from the data available. Numerical data may be included but should be kept to a minimum.

Key words

The abstract should be followed by a list of 4-6 keywords or short phrases which will assist in the cross-indexing of the article. The terms used should be from the Medical Subject Headings list of the Index Medicus

Key issues

An executive summary of the authors' main points is very useful for time-constrained readers requiring a rapidly accessible overview.


Full papers should be divided into sections at the convenience of the author, but should include an Introduction and a Conclusion.


References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they first appear in the text. They should be assigned arabic numerals which should be given in brackets, e.g. [17]. References should include the names of the first three authors (adding et al.) or all if they are not more than six References should also include full title and source information. Journal names should be abbreviated as in the Index Medicus
Papers of particular interest should be identified using one or two asterisk symbols (* = of interest, ** = of considerable interest) and annotated with a brief sentence explaining why the reference is considered to be of interest.
Personal communications and unpublished work should not be included in the reference list, but should appear in parentheses in the text. Submitted but not yet accepted work should not be cited.
Work accepted for publication but not yet released should be included in the reference list with the words «in press» in parentheses beside the name of the journal. References must be verified by the author(s) against the original documents.


References to figures and tables should be made in order of appearance in the text and should be in arabic numerals in parentheses, e.g. (Fig. 2). Figures should be professionally drawn and photographed; freehand or typewritten lettering is unacceptable.
Photomicrographs must have internal scale markers. If photographs of people are used, their identities must be obscured or the picture must be accompanied by written permission of the subject to use the photograph. Only black-and-white prints are admitted.
If a previously published figure is used, the original source must be acknowledged and written permission for print and electronic (internet and CD-ROM) formats from the copyright holder must be submitted with the material. Permission is required regardless of authorship or publisher, except for documents in the public domain.
Figures may be reduced, cropped or deleted at the discretion of the Editors.

Colored illustrations

Authors who wish to have color photos/graphics published with their articles are requested to pay an amount of Euros 40.00 per page printed with photo/graphic(s). Payment should be made by credit card at the time of submission of the corrected pdf of their article (final proof)

Captions for illustrations

Captions should he typed in double spacing, beginning on a separate page. Each one should have an Arabic numeral corresponding to the ilustration or table to which it refers. Internal scale should he explained and staining methods for photomicrographs should be identified.


Each table should be typed on a separate sheet in double spacing. Tables should not be submitted as photographs. Each table should be assigned an arabic numeral, e.g. (Table 3), and a brief title.

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