Special Issues

Cancers runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Translational Therapies for Mesothelioma
edited by Luciano Mutti
submission deadline 18 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 255
Keywords: malignant mesothelioma; translational therapies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Molecular Mechanism of the Interaction Between Cells and Extracellular Matrix in Cancer Progression
edited by Suzanne Ponik and Seiichiro Ishihara
submission deadline 20 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1940
Keywords: cancer progression; extracellular matrix; mechano-signaling; matrix remodeling; metastatic niche; dormancy; metastasis; drug resistance
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Cancer Biology)
Frailty in Pediatric and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: From Bench to Bedside
edited by
submission deadline 20 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1909
Keywords: cancer survivors; frailty; inflamm-aging
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention)
Recent Advances in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
edited by , Anubhav Mittal and Jaswinder Samra
submission deadline 20 Jan 2022 | 29 articles | Viewed by 32911
Keywords: pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma; pancreatoduodenectomy; distal pancreatectomy; neoadjuvant chemotherapy; biomarkers; postsurgical complications; targeted therapies; tumor microenvironment
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Study on the Complex Melanoma
edited by Suzie Chen
submission deadline 20 Jan 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 8452
Keywords: melanocyte; nevi; melanoma; metastasis; mutations; targeted therapies; immunotherapies; onset of resistance; tumor microenvironment
Clinical Perspective and Translational Oncology of Liquid Biopsy
edited by Juan Jesús Cruz
submission deadline 25 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2977
Keywords: liquid biopsy; cancer diagnosis; solid cancer/tumor; circulating tumor cells; Fre DNA; RNA; exosomes; biofluids
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Trials of Cancer)
Gastrointestinal Malignancies in the Era of Precision Oncology: From Bench to Bedside and Back Again
edited by
submission deadline 25 Jan 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 4102
Keywords: gastrointestinal cancer; precision medicine; immunity; gene expression profiling; biomarker; molecular targeted therapy; liquid biopsy; circulating tumor cells (CTCs); immunotherapy; machine learning; organoids
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Causes, Screening and Diagnosis)
Epigenetics and Cancer Immunotherapy
edited by Damiana Álvarez-Errico
submission deadline 30 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 4135
Keywords: Immunotherapy; Epigenetics; Immune checkpoints; Anti-tumor response; Epigenetic drugs; T cell exhaustion
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy)
Role of Oxidative Stress in Cancer
edited by Spencer Gibson
submission deadline 30 Jan 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 827
Keywords: reactive oxygen species; cell survival; hypoxia; cell death; proliferation; migration; metabolism; growth factors; microenvironment
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Cancer Biology)
Application of Biophysical Techniques to Cellular and Molecular Oncology
edited by Diane S. Lidke, Jennifer M. Gillette and
submission deadline 30 Jan 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 859
Keywords: Signal transduction; Metastasis; Cell– cell interactions; DNA repair; Mechanobiology; Spectroscopy; Single molecule techniques; Structural biology; Protein– protein interactions; Molecular modeling
(This special issue belongs to the Section Methods and Technologies Development)
Clinical Proteomics in Proliferative Disorders
edited by and György Marko-Varga
submission deadline 30 Jan 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 380
Keywords: proteomics; bioinformatics; clinical implementation; solid tumors
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Biomarkers)
Recent Advances in Molecular Biology and Treatment Strategies for Refractory Ovarian Cancer
edited by Toru Sugiyama and
submission deadline 30 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2064
Keywords: molecular biology; ovarian cancer; clear cell carcinoma; mucinous carcinoma; targeted agent
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Innovative Cancer Treatments and Photodynamic Therapy
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 2540
Keywords: checkpoint blockade; innate immunity; adaptive responses; Oncolytic Virotherapy; Photodynamic therapy; Combination of treatments; immune evasion; immunosuppression; tumor microenvironment; PDT combined to conventional treatments
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Trials of Cancer)
Combined CAR T-cell Therapies: A Next Step towards Precision Oncology
edited by Claudia Arndt
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1185
Keywords: CAR T-cells; cellular therapies; combination therapy; molecular imaging; multiple tumor targeting; combinatorial CAR design; radiotherapy; chemotherapy; targeted therapy; small molecules
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Tumor Vasculature – Biological Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities
edited by Jim Petrik and Jack Lawler
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 4000
Keywords: tumor angiogenesis; anti-angiogenic therapy; angiogenic signaling; vascular biology; tumor perfusion; normalization; tissue hypoxia; signal transduction; endothelial cells
(This special issue belongs to the Section Tumor Microenvironment)
Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Lymphoproliferative Syndromes
edited by Margarita Sánchez-Beato and
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1633
Keywords: tumor microenvironment; immune cells; therapeutic targets; immunotherapy; lymphomas  
(This special issue belongs to the Section Tumor Microenvironment)
Metabolic Dysfunction in Cancer
edited by and Antonino Passaniti
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3453
Keywords: Tumor metabolism and dysfunction; Metabolic vulnerabilities; Targeted tumor metabolism; Microenvironment; Glucose catabolism and anabolism; Glucose transporters; Mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Tumor Microenvironment)
Cytokine and Steroid Hormone Signaling in Prostate Cancer
edited by , Scott Dehm and Vincent C. O. Njar
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3875
Keywords: prostate cancer; castrate-resistant growth; metastases; androgen receptor; glucocorticoid receptor; cytokines; transmembrane receptors; cell signaling; pharmacological targeting; neuroendocrine differentiation; lineage plasticity; prostate cancer stem cells; stemness inhibitors
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Cancer Biology)
Ultrasound-Based Treatments of Cancer
edited by Gail ter Haar
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2287
Keywords: ultrasound therapy; HIFU; FUS; hyperthermia; acoustic cavitation; histotripsy
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Novel Techniques and Technology for Treatment of Brain Tumors
edited by David S. Baskin
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2190
Keywords: brain tumor; glioblastoma; immunotherapy; surgery
(This special issue belongs to the Section Methods and Technologies Development)
Advanced Breast Cancer: From Biology to Cure
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 7412
Keywords: liquid biopsy; subtype breast cancer; target therapy; her2; luminal tumors; triple negative tumors; immunology breast cancer
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
The Current Staging Systems of Tumor and Their Pitfalls
edited by , and Brian Carr
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2471
Keywords: staging systems; classification; treatment
Insight into Fatty Acid Metabolism in Colorectal Cancer submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1631
Keywords: colorectal cancer; colorectal cancer metastasis; de novo lipid synthesis; fatty acid transporters and fatty acid uptake in CRC; obesity and CRC; lipid metabolism-targeted therapies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Cancer Biology)
Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy: Recent Advances and Challenges
edited by , Michela Buglione and Alessandro Magli
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 11 articles | Viewed by 8078
Keywords: Prostate cancer; Image Guided Radiotherapy for prostate cancer; Drug/radiation interactions in prostate cancer; Stereotactic radiotherapy treatments for prostate cancer; Oligometastatic prostate cancer; Late effects of prostate cancer treatments; Advances in imaging for prostate cancer treatments; New drugs for prostate cancer; Biological basis of radiation and drug sensitivity of prostate cancer; Translational research in prostate cancer
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Molecular Characterization of Hematological Tumors
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 321
Keywords: lymphoma; leukemia; multiple myeloma; mutation analysis; gene expression signatures; clonality analysis; next-generation sequencing; circulating tumor DNA; predictive markers
(This special issue belongs to the Section Tumor Microenvironment)
Tumor-Associated Myeloid Cells
edited by Takashi Matozaki and Timo K. van den Berg
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1868
Keywords: dendritic cells; macrophages; neutrophils; myeloid cells; cancer immunity; innate immunity
BRCA-Associated Cancer
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 457
Keywords: cancer; BRCA; DNA repair
Diagnostic and Treatment for Three Urological Cancers: Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer and Prostate Cancer
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3397
Keywords: prostate cancer; urinary bladder cancer; renal cancer; localized/ metastatic disease; biomarkers selection; genomic selection; chemotherapy; immunotherapy; robotic and endoscopic surgery
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Trials of Cancer)
Therapeutic Targets in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2713
Keywords: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia; Targeted therapy; B cell receptor; BCL2; Apoptosis resistance; Allogeneic stem cell transplantation; CAR-T
Ontologies and Knowledge Graphs in Cancer Research
edited by and Andreas Schlicker
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 710
Keywords: ontologies; knowledge graphs; semantic data integration; artificial intelligence
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Informatics and Big Data)
Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Liver Disease submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1466
Keywords: hepatocellular carcinoma; epidemiology; surveillance; biomarkers; treatment; liver transplantation; liver disease; cirrhosis; non-cirrhosis; outcome
Unraveling an Aggressive Cancer: The Role of Epigenetics in Pancreas Cancer
edited by Nita K. Ahuja and
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2036
Radiation Therapy in Thoracic Tumors: Recent Trends and Current Issues
edited by , and Andrew Hope
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 4703
Keywords: Lung cancer; Esophageal cancer; Thymoma and mesothelioma; Mediastinal Hodgkin's lymphoma; Molecular-imaging-based dose painting; Imaging for radiation therapy of thoracic tumors; Motion challenges in thoracic tumor RT; Advanced radiation techniques (MRI– Linac; proton therapy; carbon ion); Treatment planning optimization; Tumor control and survival; Radiation induced toxicity in the thorax; Radiomics and machine learning
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
The Role of Cell Death in Cancer Research submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 192
Keywords: cell death; apoptosis; necrosis; authophagy; chemoresistant and radioresistant cancer; signal transduction treatment; epigenetic treatment; nanotechnology bases treatment; cell death receptors
Colorectal Cancer Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1099
Keywords: prevention; early detection; cancer surveillance; staging
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Causes, Screening and Diagnosis)
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Gallbladder Cancer
edited by Philip De Reuver and Chella van der Post
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1753
Keywords: gallbladder cancer; pathophysiology; risk factors
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Pathophysiology)
Minimal Residual Disease Using Liquid Biopsies in Cancers submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 245
Keywords: Minimal residual disease (MRD); Molecular residual disease (MRD); Liquid biopsy; Gene alterations; Next-generation sequencing
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Trials of Cancer)
Quantitative Imaging Dynamic Models in Cancer Research submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 3511
Keywords: dynamic signal; quantitative imaging; models; diffusion; perfusion; spectral; physical properties; MR; CT; US; PET; cancer; tumor heterogeneity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Methods and Technologies Development)
Oncologic Thermoradiotherapy: Need for Evidence, Harmonisation, and Innovation submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 3090
Keywords: thermotherapy; regional hyperthermia; radiation oncology; multidisciplinary oncology; modeling; radiation biology
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Updates on the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Cancer submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2165
Keywords: Gastric Cancer; Esophageal Cancer; Multimodality Treatment; Chemotherapy; Radiotherapy; Immunotherapy; Imaging; Minimally Invasive Surgery
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Trials of Cancer)
Mechanisms of Cancer Immunotherapy and Immune-Escape
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 4404
Keywords: immunotherapy; immune related adverse events and causes; clinical outcome; tumor microenvironment
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy)
New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools Against Multidrug Resistant Tumors (STRATAGEM Special Issue, EU-COST CA17104) submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 8396
Keywords: multidrug resistance; ABC transporters; resistance to chemotherapy; resistance to immunotherapy; resistance to targeted therapies; intercellular transfer of drug resistance traits mediated by extracellular vesicles (EVs); tumor– microenvironment interactions; cancer stem cells; microRNAs; molecular targets; precision therapeutic strategies; personalized medicine; pharmacological strategies against resistant tumors; nanomedicine; active targeting; structure– activity relationship; drug repurposing; biomarkers of drug resistance
Lymphoma Survivorship
edited by Francesco Merli, Monica Balzarotti and Alessandra Tucci
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 4555
Keywords: Lymphoma; survivorship; long-term toxicity; follow-up; prevention
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention)
Novel Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets for Skin Cancer submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1618
Keywords: melanoma; squamous cell carcinoma; basal cell carcinoma; keratinocyte; melanocyte; invasion; metastasis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Biomarkers)
Breast Cancer Radiotherapy: The State of the Art
edited by Youlia Kirova
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 2001
Keywords: Breast cancer; radiation therapy; treatment associations; toxicity; particle therapy; IMRT; artificial intelligence
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
New Emerging Connections in Tumor Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Their Therapeutic Relevance
edited by Curzio R. Rüegg and Jimmy Stalin
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2579
Keywords: inflammation; metabolism; vascular co-option; biomarkers; immune response; microenvironment; combination therapies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Tumor Microenvironment)
Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Surgery
edited by Fausto Rosa
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | Viewed by 228
Keywords: surgery; innovation; integrated treatments
Diagnosis and Management of Endometrial Cancer submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 7911
Keywords: endometrial cancer; diagnosis; molecular profiling; biomarkers; surgery; radiotherapy; chemotherapy; liquid biopsy; target therapies; preclinical research
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
Molecular Genetics and Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 8748
Keywords: chronic myeloid leukemia (CML); tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI); treatment-free remission (TFR); BCR-ABL1; TKI resistance; leukemic stem cell (LSC)
(This special issue belongs to the Section Molecular Cancer Biology)
Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Imaging submission deadline 31 Jan 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 6444
Keywords: hepatobiliary cancer; imaging; early diagnosis; CT/ MRI; preoperative imaging; tumor grading/heterogeneity; tumor progression; post-therapeutic changes; treatment response
(This special issue belongs to the Section Cancer Therapy)
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