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Oncology Open Access Research

Welcome to our Oncology page where we showcase journal news, collections, highlights and recent campaigns from our open access journals, as selected by our editors.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2018


Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide. This awareness month aims to increase attention and support for breast cancer, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2018, we brought together influential research from our most relevant journals, including Breast Cancer Research and more.


Test your knowledge!

How much do you know about breast cancer?

This year we’re marking the occasion with a quiz to test your knowledge of breast cancer.

Take our quiz!

Featured Articles:

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Featured content from the wider SpringerNature

Visit our blog showcasing a collection of recent articles from our open access journals, organized by primary theme and curated by our journal Editors, encompassing the fields of cell biology and genetics including: BioData MiningCell and BioscienceCell Communication and Signaling and many more Open Access journals across SpringerNature.

Access the full collection from our blog.

Call for papers – Precision Oncology

Precision oncologyWe are pleased to announce a new cross-journal thematic series on ‘Precision Oncology’ across a number of BMC journals within the oncology portfolio to help bring together the latest research on precision oncology.

The thematic series is now open for submission of original research and review articles - for further information about this series please click here.

Unlock Your Oncology Research

New Content ItemAll the content you publish is instantly open access - readily available for people to read and disseminate whilst you maintain author's copyright. Placing authors firmly at the heart of the publishing process.

Why Publish Open Access with BMC?

  • Fast, convenient online submission
  • Thorough peer review by experienced researchers in your field
  • Rapid publication on acceptance
  • Support for research data, including large and complex data types 
  • Gold Open Access which fosters wider collaboration and increased citations 
  • Maximum visibility for your research: over 100M website views per year

Find the right journal for you

Find out all benefits of publishing with BMC and the right journals for your manuscript.

Your institutional open access membership could cover the cost of your next paper


Check if your institution is a member and learn how you could save on article processing charges (APCs)

Discover our free open access funding support

Did you know that we offer a free support service to make it easier to discover and apply for article-processing charge (APC) funding? 

We can provide personalized advice on OA funds that may be available to you, advice about compliance with your funder - and much more!

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ISRCTN trial registry

ISRCTN trial registry

The ISRCTN registry is a primary clinical trial registry recognized by WHO and ICMJE that accepts all clinical research studies (whether proposed, ongoing or completed), providing content validation and curation and the unique identification number necessary for publication. 

Register your trial today