2017 Call for Papers is Open!

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Cancer & Metabolism invites all relevant researchers and professionals to engage in the ever-expanding scope of cancer and metabolism and submit their manuscripts today. Our editorial board consists of global leaders in the field who encourage submissions of many different article types, including Short Communications and Rapid Reports--prioritizing quality and efficiency.

The journal welcomes studies on all aspects of the relationship between cancer and metabolism, including:

- Molecular biology and genetics of cancer metabolism
- Whole-body metabolism, including diabetes and obesity, in relation to cancer

- Metabolomics in relation to cancer

- Metabolism-based imaging

- Preclinical and clinical studies of metabolism-related cancer therapies


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Cancer & Metabolism publishes selected collections of research articles, conference proceedings, reviews and reports as supplements. While we build our new sites all supplements will be available here.

Aims and scope

Cancer & Metabolism welcomes studies on all aspects of the relationship between cancer including Molecular biology and genetics of cancer.

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Efficient peer review

We recognize that scientifically sound, high-quality manuscripts often receive negative decisions from high-impact journals on the basis of perceived general interest levels or the absence of extensive mechanisms supporting research hypotheses. As a niche journal, Cancer & Metabolism will consider rapid publication of such manuscripts if they are submitted together with the original peer reviewer reports, letter of rejection, and a brief rebuttal.

Article collections

Cross journal article collection


Guest edited by Navdeep Chandel (on behalf of Cancer & Metabolism), Martin Brand, Andrew Murray, Jodi Nunnari and Peter Walter, this cross journal collection focuses on all aspects of mitochondrial function in cancer and metabolism.

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