Instruction for Authors

Instruction for Authors

Authors are instructed to follow the guidelines before submission of manuscript to Journal of Clinical Cancer Research.

Peer Review

Journal of Clinical Cancer Research follows double blinded peer review process where authors and reviewers don’t know the identities of each other and are kept highly confidential.

Plagiarism

Journal of Clinical Cancer Research is committed to publish original material which is neither been published or under review in other journals or copying the content from the published articles. We used plagiarism tools to check the plagiarism for the submitted manuscripts.

Improper Author Contribution

It is important for authors to mention all others authors list in the manuscript who has contributed their scientific work.

Conflict of Interest

Articles published under the journal must be accompanied by a conflict of interest disclosure. This includes financial and non-financial interests, affiliations or any personal, racial and intellectual properties.

We invite authors to submit Original Research, Review, Case Reports, and Letter to the Editor, Editorials and Mini Reviews Etc...

Original Article

Article should not contain more than 7000 words; abstract word limit should be 250 words. Original articles must follow the manuscript preparation guidelines. This section should be arranged in the following order:

Manuscript Title
Abstract
Introduction
Materials and methods
Results
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgment
Conflict of interest if any
References
Review

Article should contain around 6000 words; abstract word limit should be between 150-250 words.

Case Report

Article should contain around 3000 words; abstract word limit should be between 250 words and with a minimum of 30 references to a maximum of 30 references. Submitted case reports should be unique and the clinical observations to be made on one or more number of patients.

Editorial

Manuscript should not contain more than 1000 words and with maximum of 10 references. Editorial board members are invited to submit the editorials that are entitled to comment on recently published articles or highlight the ongoing research in the area of interest.

Mini Review

Article should not contain more than 3000 words; Abstract word limit should be between 250 words with a minimum of 40 references to a maximum of 25 references. It is a concise review of a particular area where the references needs to be cited within past 5 years.

Letter to the Editor

Article should not contain more than 1000 words; and should have maximum of 10 references. In letter to the editor, authors can convey their thoughts and can raise their concerns on recently published articles.

Short Communication

Number of words in a short communication should not exceed 2000 words and there is no limit for figures, number of pages, tables, figures and references.

Clinical Images

Clinical images are limited to 3 images with maximum of 250 words in case description or image description with 5 references.

Manuscript preparation Guidelines for authors

Authors are requested to follow the guidelines before submission of manuscript

Title Page:

Title

Manuscript title should not exceed more than 160 characters in it

Authors

List the full names of all the authors along with their affiliations

Affiliations

Author affiliation should be mentioned in the order: Department, University/Institute, City, State, Country; to identify different affiliations use superscript numbers.

Corresponding Author

For further corresponding author has to provide their full name, affiliation, telephone number, Fax number and email address.

Abstract

Abstracts are limited to 250 words that describe Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion (for research/original article) of the study. Author need to summarize their findings. Do not include any citations in the abstract.

Keywords

Authors can include maximum of five keywords, abbreviations should not be used in the keyword section.

Text

Text should include Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Acknowledgement (If any). Use numbering for references in the body text.

Results

Results mentioned in the results section should not be repeated in the discussion section. Results should provide complete details of the experiment that should support the conclusion of the study. Tables and figures can be included in the results section.

Discussion

This section should be separate or can be combined with results (results and discussion) or can be mixed with conclusion (discussion and conclusion). Detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the results; it should be included in the discussion section. Donor repeats the details given in the introduction.

Acknowledgements

Authors can include funding sources and personal acknowledgement in this section. Authors are encouraged to list all the funding sources used for preparation of manuscript. Please provide the grant number and authors associated with specific funding sources.

Figures

Preferred formats are JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF and power point. This section includes Figures, their title and description. Figure legends should not be repeated in text. If a figure has been published elsewhere, then you need to get the permission from the copyright to reproduce the material at the time of submitting agreement form. Figures should be numbered in order (as per cited in the text part)

Tables

Tables should not be embedded with the text, but it can be cited in the text part. Each table should contain title and description. There is no limit for tables submitted. Tables should provide new information but not the same given in the text. Do not use spaces while making tables. Table should be provided in word document, so that the text in the table can be copy editable as per journal format.

Supplementary Files

We do not limit the number of supplementary material items that author has to include in the manuscript. Supplementary materials should be named as S (Example Figure S1, Table S1, Video S1, etc.). Make sure that these supplementary items should be cited in the text.

References

Published and accepted articles should be included in the reference list. References should be numbered consecutively in order in which they are first cited in the text part. Author can also cite the references in the tables and figures apart from text part. In in-text references, authors surname and year should be included if publications are cited in the text.

Journal References

Author, A. (Publication Year). Article title. Periodical Title, Volume(Issue), pp.-pp.

Book References

Finney, J. (1970). Time and again. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Website References

Author, A. Article title. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Retrieved from URL.

Publication Fee

Journal of Clinical Cancer Research is self-financed by our own management without receiving funds from any institution/government. We provide research publications over the globe. The journal is scholarly which are available online to the readers without any limitations and charges to download, read etc.…

The handling fee is required to meet its maintenance. Being an Open Access Journal, this is solely financed. does not collect subscription charges from readers that enjoy free online access to the articles. Authors are hence required to pay a fair handling fee for processing their articles. Authors are required to make payment only after their manuscript has been accepted for publication.

Manuscript Withdrawal Policy

Articles can be withdrawn either by the authors or the publisher. Article withdrawal by authors may be permitted only for the most compelling and unavoidable reasons, each manuscript submission costs us (Journal of Clinical Cancer Research) certain amount along with overhead cost during processing. We have incurred costs on our end that need to be reimbursed. Authors must not assume that their article has been withdrawn until they have received appropriate notification to the editorial office. Journal is solely and independently responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal shall be published. In making this decisions the journal policies.

Authors may incur a penalty for manuscript withdrawal this penalty could range is 30% of the Article Processing fee. In case of withdrawal for any queries or any discussions regarding manuscript withdrawal/article processing fee, please contact us at: contact@jclinicalcanceresearch.org