Author Guidelines

Publish in International Journal of Advances in Cancer Sciences (IJACS) and the join community of Scientific Collegium’s authors and get benefits from:

Ø Expert editors and reviewers who are active and committed to fastening the publishing process while maintaining the standards of publications.

Ø High editorial standards by following a meticulous peer-review process for all the submitted manuscripts.

Ø High standards of publishing, maintaining fast and efficient publication with complete transparency.

Ø More visibility of published manuscripts as IJACS is an open-access journal.

Ø Convenient manuscript submission system.

     Manuscript Submission Checklist & Author’s Ethical Responsibilities:

    Authors should check these points before submitting the manuscript. This journal follows the guidelines of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics). By following good scientific practices, the quality and integrity of research will be maintained. 

Ø The manuscript should not be submitted to more than one journal. The manuscript should not be published previously partially or fully unless new work is an expansion of previous work.

Ø A single study should not be divided into various parts to increase the number of submissions.

Ø No data have been manipulated or fabricated to support the research findings and conclusions.

Ø Submitting author should ensure that the manuscript has all required consents from institute(s).

Ø Before submitting, author (s) should read the privacy policy, terms, and Conditions, Cookie Policies.

Ø Author(s) should prepare the manuscript as per the journal’s author guidelines.


Ø The submission file must be either a Microsoft Word file and images in the zip file.

Ø Any one of the authors of the manuscript can submit it to our journal. The submitting author holds complete responsibility for the submitted manuscript during the submission & peer-review process.

Ø Only word (.doc, Docx) files should be submitted through the manuscript tracking system after registering.

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Types of Articles:

Journals will consider the following types of articles

1.      Full-Length Research Article: The research papers must contain original work with new findings and high-quality papers which are not been published previously elsewhere.

2.    Review Articles: This section of articles addresses issues or topics of recent interesting topics. Review articles should contain methods with details of the review of the literature.

3.    Case Reports: This section of manuscripts contains reports on cases about their history, new condition, clinical content, novel findings, laboratory, physical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, a summary of the case, etc.

4.   Short Communication: Short and comprehensive description of an investigation which will not be in another paper and contains literature and experimental methods used in the investigation.

5.    Conference Proceedings: Abstracts and articles that are presented at the conference.

6.    Addendums: Addendum to the article including the additional document.


The English language is mandatory for all the articles. Authors, whose first language is not English, should take native English speakers to check their manuscripts for grammar and accuracy.

Structuring of Manuscript:

Use plain Times New Roman, font of 12-point for text, double space, and indents use tab stops not the space bar. To number the pages, use automatic page numbering and for tables, use table function but not the spreadsheet.

Structure of Manuscript:

1.       Title of the manuscript: It should be concise, clear, and informative. Avoid formulae and abbreviations wherever possible.

2.     Author details: Clearly mention the given name and family name of each author and affiliation address (where work was carried out), country, email address of all authors. Check all the spelling before submitting. If an author has moved, the address where the actual work was carried out will be retained as the main, affiliation address and the present address may be stated as a footnote to the author’s name.

3.     Corresponding author: Clearly mention the correspondence author details who will handle all processes of publication.

4.    Highlights: Highlights helps in the discoverability of manuscript via search engines on the internet. Highlights comprise of few important bullet points (3-5 points, maximum 60 words) that can cover crucial results and new methods in your research.

5.    Abstract: The manuscript should be concise, and it should state the purpose of research work, results, and major conclusions. Avoid references. The abstract should not exceed 250 words.

6.    Keywords: Give six to eight keywords that are relevant to the study and not a part of the article title.

7.     Introduction: Briefly give the objectives and background for the work and avoid detailed literature and subheadings.

8.    Material and Methods: Give complete details of the methods used in the study which can be reproduced by another researcher. If any method is used which is already published should be cited and summarized. Use quotation marks and cite the source if quoting directly from the article. Describe in detail any modifications to the current methods.

9.    Results and Discussion: Results and discussion should be concise, clear, and may be divided into sections or combined. Avoid detailed discussion of the published literature.

10.  Conclusions: The core conclusions should be presented clearly and highlight the importance of the study and its relevance.

11.   Abbreviations: Give the list of abbreviations used in the manuscript and give full form for each one.

12. Data Availability: This section should contain how readers can get access the data aiding the research work or conclusions of the study. If data is unavailable, clearly mention the reasons for not releasing the data.

13.  Conflicts of Interest: Submitting author should clearly state conflicts of interest. If no conflicts, it should be clearly mentioned, and if conflicts exist, the author should describe each conflict of interest clearly.

14.   Author’s Contributions: Describe concisely each author’s contributions by using the author’s name.

15.  Acknowledgments: Use this section to acknowledge anyone or organization with their consent, who made significant contributions for research work and concerning article and are not listed in authors.

16.   Supplementary Materials (If any): They are extra components to a manuscript (extra files in the form of tables, figures, audio files, or video clips that might be of use and support the manuscript). Authors can submit supplementary material along with the manuscript.

17.   Supplementary Material: Submit any data that supports the results but may not be included in the main manuscript.

18.   References: Following styles should be used for references to use in the manuscript are:

    i. Reference to a journal publication:

Lupton RA, White EB, Adams LB. A Guide for Writing in the Scientific Forum. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008; 111: 145–151.

             ii. Reference to a journal publication with an article number:

Lupton RA, White EB, Adams LB. A Guide for Writing in the Scientific Forum. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008; 111: e455.

             iii. Reference to a book:

Lupton RA, White EB, Adams LB. A Guide for Writing in the Scientific Forum. 5th ed. New York: Macmillan; 1998.

            iv. Reference to a chapter in edited book:

White EB, Adams YD, Mettam JC. How to prepare good scientific article. In: Lupton RA, James GS, editors. Introduction to scientific world, New York: E-Publishing Inc;2002, p.45-67.

            v. Reference to a website:

National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. United States Cancer Statistics,;2000 [accessed 12 April 2012]. 

19.  Figures: Authors should incorporate all the figures in PDF or WORD files of the manuscript. Each figure should have a brief title and figure number. Describe all symbols or abbreviations if used. Once the manuscript is accepted, authors will be asked to give the source files of all figures.

20.  Tables: Submit the tables in a text form that can be edited (Word or PDF) but not as images. Tables can be positioned either beside the relevant text or on separate pages at the end of the manuscript. Each table should have the number of the table and the title. Use the table wherever necessary and make sure that data in the tables are no duplicate results and described in the manuscript already. Avoid usage of shading and vertical rules in the table. Describe all symbols or abbreviations if used.

Ethical Guidelines: Studies on animals or human subjects should follow ethical guidelines. For any studies on humans, the work should be conducted as per the recommendations guiding doctors in clinical research by the Declaration of Helsinki (1964). For any studies on animals, authors should provide the evidence that takes all steps to avoid the animal suffering in all stages of the experiment and must provide a complete description of anesthetic or any surgical procedure employed.

Article Processing Charges: All the journals of SC are open access. Article-processing charges help the publisher to process the manuscript promptly and make it available to users to read and reuse as early as possible.