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Topic: Drug Resistance Mechanisms in Cancer

A special issue of Cancer Drug Resistance

ISSN 2578-532X (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 May 2019

Guest Editor(s)

  • Dr. Helen M. Coley
    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

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Special Issue Introduction

The special issue on "Drug Resistance Mechanisms in Cancer" will include Reviews and Commentaries updating the problem of drug resistance in the clinic and how attempts have/are being made to improve the situation via laboratory-based research approaches. Aspects of drug resistant disease for different tumor types with a mechanistic basis e.g. breast, lung, melanoma, colon cancers will be covered in this issue alongside any advances made in the identification of biomarkers of drug responsiveness. The special issue will also include Research articles presenting novel outstanding data on all aspects of drug resistance mechanisms in cancer. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and will be published free of charge upon acceptance.


Drug resistant cancers, resistance modulation, multidrug resistance, chemotherapy resistance, targeted therapy resistance, biomarkers of drug responsiveness

Submission Deadline

31 May 2019

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 31 May 2019
Contacts: Elaine Gao, Managing Editor,
                  Ellie Liang, Editor,

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