An interview with JITC's Clinical/Translational Cancer Immunotherapy Section Editor, James L. Gulley, MD, PhD
In this two-minute overview, Dr. Gulley describes JITC’s editorial board, global scope and submission process. Learn how JITC fits into the rapidly expanding field of cancer immunotherapy.
Announcement: Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer's First Impact Factor
Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC) received its first Journal Impact Factor of 8.374 on June 26, 2018.
JITC ranks in the top 8 percent of all journals published in the categories of oncology and immunology of Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2018).
Aims and scope
Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC) is the open access, peer reviewed journal that publishes on all aspects of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy, aiming to enrich communication and advance scientific understanding in this rapidly evolving field. Topics of interest range across the basic science-translational-clinical spectrum and include tumor-host interactions, the tumor microenvironment, animal models, predictive and prognostic immune biomarkers, novel pharmaceutical and cellular therapies, vaccines, combination immune-based therapies, and immune-related toxicity.
SITC Member Discount
All SITC members submitting to Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer are eligible for coverage of the journal’s article-processing charge (APC) for one article in 2018.
This discount must be requested by contacting JITCEditor@sitcancer.org prior to submission. Upon receiving a waiver code from this contact, authors must select option #2 on the View Publication Charges page to enter the code in the “BioMed Central Account Number” box.
Learn more about the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s mission to improve cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science, development and application of cancer immunology and immunotherapy at SITC Cancer Immunotherapy CONNECT.
Immune monitoring technology primers
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SITC Cancer immunotherapy guidelines
Developed by experts in the treatment of specific types of cancer, each consensus statement provides key indicators to help practicing oncologists determine when and how to best use immunotherapy to treat their patients. View post-publication updates from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer on SITC CONNECT.
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2017 Journal Metrics
46 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
46 days to first decision for all manuscripts
115 days from submission to acceptance
16 days from acceptance to publication
8.374 - 2-year Impact Factor
1.241 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
2.798 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
5.85 - Citescore
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