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As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

Aims and scope

Cancer Cell International publishes articles on all aspects of cancer cell biology originating from work using laboratory experimentation. Read more here.


Announcing the launch of In Review

Cancer Cell International, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 


Domenico Coppola, Moffitt Cancer Center and Florida Digestive Health Specialists, USA

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Spotlight: Associate Editor

Matteo FassanBožo Krušlin

Dr. Božo Krušlin graduated from the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Croatia in 1984. He currently works as Head of Department of Pathology and Cytology in Sestre milosrdnice Clinical Hospital Center, Zagreb, as well as Professor of Pathology at the University of Zagreb. Dr. Krušlin deals with routine pathology with special emphasis on urinary tract and male genital system pathology. His research topics include stromal changes, particularly in prostate and urinary bladder cancer and kidney.

Spotlight: Editorial Board

Sritama NathRosa Angela Cardone

Rosa Angela Cardone is an Associate Professor in Physiology of the University of Bari, Italy. Her main field of research is the study of the role of the tumor metabolic and stromal microenvironment on the dysregulation of both the intracellular and extracellular pH dynamics driving the malignant progression of breast and pancreatic cancer.

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