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November 6, 1996

The Cancer Journal From Scientific American

Author Affiliations

School of Medicine SUNY at Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY
Health Sciences Center Library SUNY at Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY

JAMA. 1996;276(17):1446-1447. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03540170090047

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The purpose of Cancer Journal, as stated by the editors, has been not to publish just another journal on cancer, but to respond to the important needs of a broader audience. The editors believe that these needs can best be met in "the forum of an interactive, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal." The editors envisage this new journal as a publication that provides an integrated view of modern oncology, encourages research and reports on new modalities, and provides a place where research on "the interface between the laboratory and clinic is explored and furthered." Thus, the editors intend Cancer Journal to serve as a bridge between the laboratory and clinic, as a link between various subdisciplies of oncology, and as interesting reading for biomedical researchers and for all