Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- This manuscript has been submitted solely to the Journal of Cancer & Allied Specialties, and is not published, in press, or submitted elsewhere.
- Manuscript was prepared in compliance with the ethical standards of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki (if indicated).
- Manuscript was prepared in accordance with Journal of Cancer & Allied Specialties formatting and ethical guidelines.
- Relevant checklist from the Equator Network has been completed and will be submitted along with the manuscript.
- Relevant financial disclosure and conflicts of interest have been made in the manuscript as per author guidelines.
- If there is use of copyrighted material, necessary and appropriate permission has been obtained.
Reviews of published literature and meta-analysis will be published in this section. Manuscripts are required to have an abstract that should consist of introduction, methods, results, and conclusion. Word count should not exceed 500 words. The article should consist of introduction, methods, results, and conclusion sections. Recommended word limit is 4000 words. There are no restrictions on number of references.
* Narrative reviews are discouraged. However, they will be considered for review and publication if they focus on the latest information about diagnosis and management of diseases and conditions, emphasizing what is new; typically written by senior experts in the field. Authors are advised to make a presubmission inquiry with the editorial office before submitting this type of manuscript. Manuscripts are required to have an abstract that should consist of importance, observations, and conclusion and relevance. Word count should not exceed 500 words. The article structure can vary depending on the topic. However, recommended word limit is 4000 words. There are no restrictions on number of references.
Original Research Article
Original research work performed in compliance with ethical guidelines will be published in this section. Authors are required to provide a structured abstract (introduction, materials and methods, results, and conclusion) of no more than 500 words. The article should have sections on introduction, material and methods, results, and discussion. Recommended word count excluding abstract and references is 4000 words. There are no restrictions on the number of references.
Clinical Case Report
Clinical cases with unique and uncommon findings can be submitted in this section. Manuscripts should include a structured abstract (introduction, case description, and practical implications) of no more than 350 words. The article should have sections on introduction, case description, diagnosis and management, and discussion. Total word limit excluding abstract and references is 3000 words. There are no restrictions on the number of references.
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