Publishing opportunity for research in LMICs in ecancer’s open access cancer journal

Financial Aid Opportunities for Scientists from Low- and Middle-Income Countries
August 19, 2020

The peer-reviewed journal ecancermedicalscience is an open access cancer journal focused on supporting under-resourced communities. As of the 21st September 2020 the submission criteria is being refined to only accept articles which feature at least one author from a low and middle-income country (LMIC) or which have a significant impact on under-resourced communities.

The aim of this change is to contribute to addressing the current imbalance in global scientific publishing and increase the data available for basing national cancer control plans on in LMICs. Sharing context specific research and guidelines will be vital to addressing the rise in cancer cases which is predicted in under-resourced settings.

The journal considers articles on all aspects of research relating to cancer, provides editorial support and operates a ‘donate what you can afford’ model. Find out more and submit your articles at ecancer.org/en/journal.

Support for publishing cancer research in Low and Middle Income Countries

There is a need for high-quality publications on cancer research, treatment and care in under-resourced settings. ecancer are addressing the problems in publishing including barriers to getting research from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) published by changing the submission requirements for their journal in order to support authors from these countries. By making this change to ecancermedicalscience ecancer’s goal is to be part of the solution to help reduce global inequalities in cancer care and treatment.

The journal considers articles on all aspects of research relating to cancer, provides editorial support and operates a ‘donate what you can afford’ model. Find out more and submit your articles at ecancer.org/en/journal.

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