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Manuscripts from key conferences dealing with cancer and closely related research fields, or a related group of papers on specific subjects of importance to cancer research, are considered for publication, with the understanding that they have not been published previously and are submitted exclusively to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs. All material submitted for consideration will be subject to review, when appropriate, by at least one outside reviewer and one member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Opinions expressed by authors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the editors.

Proposals for monographs should be emailed to the attention of the Editor-in-Chief.

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The journal is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services: Abstracts in Anthropology Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases CAB Abstracts CINAHL Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Oncology information service Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome News Reactions Weekly The Standard Periodical Directory


OUP offers pre-submission language editing through Oxford Language Editing, a service for researchers all over the world. Language editing, particularly if English is not your first language, can be used to ensure that the academic content of your paper is fully understood by the journal editors and reviewers. Visit to find out more about the freelance editors available and the different services offered. Please note that edited manuscripts will still need to undergo peer-review by the journal.


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