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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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World Cancer Day - #IAmAndIWill

BMC is proud to be supporting World Cancer Day 2019. On this page we present a collection of highly influential research content, articles and blogs, carefully curated by our Editors; and a poetry competition with prizes to be won too!

Do your part to support the global campaign by continuing the amazing research. Submit your manuscript to us and publish open access.

Editor's Pick for World Cancer Day

Special Collection: Highly Influential Research in 2018

New Content ItemPresenting you the Top Altmetric-scoring 2018 articles across our open access oncology-related journals, including BMC, SpringerOpen and Nature.

Read the full collection here.


Poetry Competition

We are using poetry to diversify the conversation about cancer. How has cancer affected you? We invite all poets, first-time or published, to submit. Prizes to be won and poems will be widely promoted. Find out more.


Editors' Special Blog

Read our special blog on how BMC Editors are committed to unite with authors, editors, researchers, and readers around the world to make cancer a global health priority.

Springer Nature at ASCO 2018

Unlock Your Oncology Research

All the content you publish is instantly open access - readily available for people to read and disseminate whilst you maintain author's copyright.

Why Publish Open Access?

  • All articles are free to read, copy, distribute, and use (with attribution)
  • Author retains copyright - not the publisher
  • Complies with self-archiving mandates

Find the right journal for you

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

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